The Winds of Winter release date is awaited by every fan as they want something to read in the Coronavirus quarantine. The sixth book in “A Song of Ice and Fire” series is yet to come out and the waiting period is almost nine years now. Game of Thrones HBO show has ended but yet George RR Martin could not complete the book.
We’re all in quarantine. No more excuses George RR Martin. Give us Winds of Winter pic.twitter.com/571Pmm9vBi
— Yadi Alexandra (@yadi_720) April 16, 2020
But the recent coronavirus pandemic seems to bring a sigh of relief for Winds of Winter fans as the author is making steady progress on the novel. Martin himself shared the latest updates on the book and hinted that “The Winds of Winter” could come out sooner than expected.
George RR Martin is making Progress on The Winds of Winter
George RR Martin understands that the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak and given his old age, he went to self-isolation and is only attended with one staff member. The 71-year-old author is under lockdown and passing his time writing chapters for The Winds of Winter book. Martin on his blog titled ‘Not a Blog’ gave the latest TWO updates and how the coronavirus pandemic is a kind of silver lining for his writing works.
[blockquote footer=”George RR Martin”]I am still up in the mountains, doing the social distancing rag, and writing WINDS OF WINTER. I have good days and bad days, but I am making progress.[/blockquote]
The Winds of Winter Release Date Updates
The Winds of Winter was supposed to come out in July 2020 where George RR Martin promised to bring the book at the World Con in New Zealand this year. But the event itself has been canceled due to feat of coronavirus outbreak and now Worldcon 2020 will be a virtual event that will be live-streamed.
But Martin has promised that he will make a virtual appearance at the Con and he will also be the virtual toastmaster at this year’s Hugo Award ceremony. GRRM is writing The Winds of Winter daily and at this speed, the book could be easily completed before July and release as soon as the publishing industry is resumed.