Fans will anticipate George RR Martin to make a post or write a blog on The Winds of Winter every time he does. But, given that his most recent blog post has nothing to do with the much-anticipated novel, is there any fresh information about it?
Martin’s most recent post discusses how his funded scholarship benefits others. Unfortunately, there is no indication of what will happen next with The Winds of Winter or any book updates.
‘Paying it Forward’
Martin’s latest post is titled “Paying it Forward.” Here, he shares to his fans an email he receives from one of his scholarship recipients, named Isabel Canas.
Canas received the Worldbuilder scholarship from the novelist to attend Clarion West in 2018, BlockToro noted.
The scholar has now published a novel titled The Hacienda, and she, like Martin, sponsors one student and expects to offer more in the future.
Martin expresses her eagerness to read Canas’ books and even gives the Goodreads link so that his admirers may do the same.
The author believes that his book will inspire more individuals to help others have a brighter future. Despite his good intentions, people continue to flood his comment section with queries regarding The Winds of Winter.
They appear to be becoming rather toxic as they appear to be pestering Martin with countless book queries and demands.
Heinlein said it best. You can never pay back the people who helped you when you were first starting out, so all you can do is pay it forward, and try to help those who come after… https://t.co/wLiATvhBzG pic.twitter.com/zEOhtXRWui
— George RR Martin (@GRRMspeaking) June 3, 2021
The Long-Awaited Ending to A Song of Ice and Fire
Martin has already stated that he is impatient to complete A Song of Ice and Fire. Despite the fact that a decade has passed and the sixth book has yet to be published, according to The Ringer.
However, it remains a mystery to everyone as to why he continues to take additional assignments despite not having completed his novel series first.
He frequently writes “busy” or “tired” at the end of his blog postings. But, with so many tasks on his plate, doesn’t he want to take it easy?
Martin’s ability to write “hundreds and hundreds of pages” for the book in February appears to be a miracle. He does, however, still have hundreds, if not thousands, of pages to write.
Though Martin does not owe anything to fans or readers, it appears that he owes it to himself.
He may find it difficult to turn off other project proposals, ranging from managing an HBO programme to editing and authoring other books, but his signature project appears to be suffering.
Will Martin be able to finish The Winds of Winter if this trend continues?