Game of Thrones creator George RR Martin has a writing order schedule. Earlier this year the 71-year-old revealed he will finish The Winds of Winter and then start the final book in A Song of Ice and Fire, A Dream of Spring with a Dunk & Egg short story in between both of them. After those four projects, he’ll set about on penning the second volume of Fire and Blood, his 300-year history of House Targaryen. But is this plan all about to change?
Earlier this week, HBO announced Fire and Blood based House of the Dragon as the Game of Thrones prequel TV series, after the unnamed one set in Westeros thousands of years ago was cancelled.
Martin has clarified in a recent blog post that he will finish writing The Winds of Winter before penning any episodes of House of Dragon.
But that’s the thing, won’t writing for the prequel show disrupt his proposed writing schedule?
Certainly, it could mean waiting longer for the final book in A Song of Ice and Fire, A Dream of Spring.
And with the Game of Thrones ending revealing the ending of the story, not to mention what Martin has admitted is the difficult task of tying all the storylines together, surely other projects will look more appetising to the author?
Plus, there’s always the possibility that he’ll bring Fire and Blood volume 2 forward, ahead of A Dream of Spring.
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