Revenge of George RR Martin

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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby raptornx01 » Sat Aug 10, 2013 3:13 am

Not much of a GoT fan (i'm sure that'll change once I've seen the show though. :lol: ) but that was still pretty funny.
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:19 am

Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.

The rest of us are a bit crap.
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby pip » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:37 am

He's also editing about 49 anthologies and writing 74 comic books as well as blogging about American football etc.
This man has brought procrastination to an art form
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby Quatermass » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:53 am

Annoying though his slow work is, I can actually sympathise, being a writer myself. And he's a far better writer than me. He should take his time where it is needed.
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby pip » Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:01 pm

Definitely better to get as good a book as he can out but not great to die before your work is finished .
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby Quatermass » Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:05 pm

pip wrote:Definitely better to get as good a book as he can out but not great to die before your work is finished .


As Shigeru Miyamoto very nearly said, a late book may be late until it's released, but a bad one is bad forever. :P
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby pip » Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:07 pm

And one cobbled together by your son is crap
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby Quatermass » Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:20 pm

pip wrote:And one cobbled together by your son is crap


Unlike Frank Herbert, he doesn't have kids, AFAIK.

Even so, while his later A Song of Ice and Fire books may not be published in the event of his demise, he has apparently given the makers of Game of Thrones enough info so that they can conclude the TV show appropriately.
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby pip » Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:38 pm

I'd rather his interpretation first than HBO's but we shall see what happens. Fingers crossed for a book next year .
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby SerSiward » Sun Mar 16, 2014 11:44 am

Hadn't seen this before :D

If you want to know some of the stuff that's going to happen in the upcoming books, here's a clip of George where he gives some spoilers ;)
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sun Mar 16, 2014 4:45 pm

Kingslayer's a great name for a band :lol:
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:34 am

http://journal.neilgaiman.com/2009/05/e ... ssues.html

Neil Gaiman on GRRM's "entitled" fans.
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Apr 09, 2014 6:15 pm

Tell like it is, best way Bouncy I should think the the guy was quite young and he thinks it's a doddle just to sit down and write something, he may be a little more appreciable in future about his favorite authors.
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby Quatermass » Fri Apr 11, 2014 2:13 am

Jan Van Quirm wrote:Kingslayer's a great name for a band :lol:


Probably is already. :roll:
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Re: Revenge of George RR Martin

Postby lazecraze » Thu May 22, 2014 6:11 am

HILARIOUS!
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