It’s All Your Fault George R.R. Martin Can’t Finish A God Damn ‘Game Of Thrones’ Book

Go to the corner and think about what you've done!

George R.R. Martin, Game Of Thrones, Song Of Ice And Fire

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Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin has opened up on his seemingly endless writer’s block that has continued to delay the next A Song Of Ice And Fire novel, and he’s pointing the finger squarely at you, dear reader.

Excuse me…?

It’s been seven full years since Martin released the most recent ASOIF novel, A Dance With Dragons, meaning he’s yet to drop any new written material since the Game of Thrones furst aired.

The amount of times the next book, The Winds of Winter, has had its release date pushed back has become a running joke amongst his fans, with various explanations coming from Georgey boy over the years, including general writer’s block and the fact he travels a lot these days. But this latest one, as told to The Guardian, is easily his best yet.

“I’ve been struggling with it for a few years,” he reveals, yet again. “The show has achieved such popularity around the world, the books have been so popular and so well reviewed, that every time I sit down I’m very conscious I have to do something great, and trying to do something great is a considerable weight to bear.”

There it is folks, the true reason Martin is struggling to pull his finger out and finish one god damn book is because you went ahead and made his series so fucking popular.

How VERY dare you. I can’t even look at you right now, you disgust me.


The TV version of Game of Thrones has of course surpassed the current storylines of the novels, meaning bits and pieces of the book’s upcoming narratives have no doubt been revealed, infuriating some particularly reactionary readers.

Although much like many other GoT fans who have never touched one of the books, I had to put up with years of book readers smugly lording their knowledge and ability to spoil plot-lines over me, so to them I mostly say: hahaha suck shit nerds!

Anyway, all we really know is Winds of Winter will come out at some point between now and the impending heat death of the universe, whereas Game of Thrones’ final season arrives early next year.

Checkmate book geeks.