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George R. R. Martin faces ‘Dead Ends’ in his stories

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George R. R. Martin faces 'Dead Ends' in his stories

A YouTube channel which is quite active in spreading information about Game of Thrones recently re-uploaded an old video of George R. R. Martin talking about his experience of writing stories, especially his novels which the epic saga ‘Game of Thrones’ was based upon, ‘A Song of Ice and Fire.’ Even though the video is certainly old, it does offer many explanations about why Martin is having difficulties with his latest book, ‘Winds of Winter.’ In the author’s defence, his universe has become quite large to connect and to control in a beautiful manner, and that is exactly what takes up a lot of time.

Martin was asked about whether he has any regrets about writing the things he does in his books, and he said that he had none. He likes to give up his copy to the publishers and then read it again after the draft comes out. He then rips out a few chapters or edits them to better suit what he wants his story to be.

“No. There are a few things that you’re not aware of because as a gardener with the kind of writing style that I use, I go down a lot of dead ends,” says the writer. “So there are moments of ‘why the hell did I do that?’, but they never appear in the books. I see that before the book comes out, and I rip out that chapter or revise that chapter so something different happens instead, and it feels better – works better for me. Hopefully, none of those things make it into print.”

He was also asked about whether he believes that some of his stories could have been written better, and he agrees that they could have been done so. While he does not regret them, he sure admits the fact that they could’ve been done much better than they were twenty years ago.

“I look back on things I wrote 20 years ago, before Game of Thrones… and I see from the benefit of hindsight things I could have done differently or better. But still,” says the author. “I am bad with eye colour… and I have a horse that changes sex. He’s not supposed to change sex, or she’s not supposed to change sex, but she does. I think it was Bran’s horse. Changes from a mare or a gelding or something in between books. That was pointed out to me by my fans. My fans are very eagle-eyed. They miss nothing, you bloody b*****ds!”

His latest book, ‘Winds of Winter’ is currently eight years behind schedule and there is still no news of it. Perhaps we may never see the book, but all fans are hoping that they do. While Game of Thrones may begin its end this April 14, the rest of Martin’s story shall continue on its own path and hopefully, he’ll be out with a book sooner rather than later.







Founder at Wiki of Thrones and a full-time Game of Thrones fan who does other work when he has finished reading and writing about Game of Thrones and also dreams about playing a role in the show.

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Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei) says Game of Thrones changed her life

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Game of Thrones was a huge show. It comprised many characters and each of those characters had a significance of their own. Even the actors that were part of the show belonged to different diversity and were proud to represent their origin. Nathalie Emmanuel who played the character of Missandei too felt that she was part of a change and was thankful for the show.

As per The Sun, Emmanuel in her recent interview felt grateful towards the show for pulling her out of the slump.

She said:

“That job changed my life. I really am grateful for that time, because it pulled me out of a slump. Suddenly, I was being thrown onto these big stages and I had to woman up to it.”

Nathalie Emmaneul says Game of Thrones changed her life

She felt proud to represent a character that had undergone so much in her life. She said:

“I had the opportunity to shape a person who had been through unimaginable things and really tell her story.”

She also felt that a strong reaction from all quarters towards her death was an important change.

“It sparked such necessary conversation around diversity and inclusion. I’m used to there being only one role for the ‘brown person’, but when you’ve got a show that has so many eyes on it, you realize she represented so many people. When you kill the only woman of color, there’s going to be a huge reaction.”

She said she was hopeful that shows and movies become more representative of the real-life world.

“Hopefully there can be a discussion about representation. And, when shows of that scale are made again, that the cast looks like the world we live in.”

Emmanuel had spoken about the lack of diversity in Thrones earlier as well. She has continued that discussion and its refreshing to see an actor trying to bring about the change in the world in her own way.

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister) rubbishes rumors claiming he is dead

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau rubbishes the rumors claiming he is dead

We live in an era where everything sells if you shout out of your roof. The media of any country is no different in that aspect and as a result, we get to see one ridiculous ‘fake news’ after another. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau a.k.a Jamie Lannister of Game of Thrones has become the latest victim of the fake news mentality. Read on to find out more!

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau rubbishes the rumors claiming he is dead

As per Winter Is Coming, various Danish media houses recently claimed that Coster-Waldau is dead and shocked the fans across the globe. Coster-Waldau then took to his Instagram and rubbished the rumors floating around. He said:

“Fake news, we hear about it all the time, Now, in Denmark, apparently there’s a story that’s been floating around various websites. It looked like a news story, and the news was that I had died…I’m fine, but what the fu…I mean, c’mon…I get that you wanna sell your shit, but that’s just…So, to you who did this, I know you don’t care, but fuck you.”

Well, we don’t blame Waldau for his passionate proof of being alive. Media houses around the globe need to be more responsible and deserve the blame for spreading such vile news.

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Kit Harington and Rose Leslie buy a house in England for a whopping £1.75 million

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Kit Harington and Rose Leslie buy a house in England for whopping £1.75 million

The perks of working on a show like Game of Thrones are endless. Not only actors got to work in one of the greatest shows of all time, it also helped put them on the world map. The show has also helped the actors earn a fortune and they are not hiding it as well! We now have news on a hot Thrones couple who have become very popular around the world and now decided to make use of their fortune. Read on to find out more!

As per Lady-first, the famous couple of Game of Thrones, Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, has decided to buy a house in the English countryside. The couple has finalized the seven-bed, 15th-century English countryside pad in East Anglia and it cost them a whopping £1.75 million.

Kit Harington and Rose Leslie buy a house in England for whopping £1.75 million

The villagers around the area can’t keep calm and are very excited about the news. One of the villagers said:

“There are quite a few celebs round here including rock stars and well-known TV people – so no-one makes much of a fuss and locals are very respectful of their privacy.”

The plush property comes with eight surrounding acres, a tennis court, a croquet lawn, barns, and a guest annex. Well, let’s just say, we envy our beloved Jon Snow and Ygritte from Thrones.

Harington and Leslie met each other during the shooting of Thrones and tied the knot a couple of years ago in Scotland much to the delight of fans across the world.

Well, what are your views on this news? Let us know in the comments below.







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