Matthew De Abaitua Interview – The Red Men US Release
 

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Browsing all articles tagged with George R. R. Martin.

Monthly Short Story Winner: Fanfic

Monthly Short Story Winner: Fanfic 

This is the fourth year we’ve done a fanfic month. We didn’t want it to get boring so we’ve tried to change it up each year. The first year you could write whatever you wanted. The second year we limited the books you could choose from. The third you had to stage a fight between […]

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‘The Winds of Winter’ months away from being finished… if the writing goes well.

‘The Winds of Winter’ months away from being finished… if the writing goes well. 

Yesterday fans were disappointed when George R.R. Martin’s promised New Year’s post was lost. Martin used his Live Journal site to explain that the post – which many thought would contain an update on The Winds Of Winter release date – disappeared when the author experienced some kind of software error. Many fans took to Reddit and Facebook […]

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Painting With Grey: The Development and Popularity of “Gritty Fantasy”

Painting With Grey: The Development and Popularity of “Gritty Fantasy” 

In the last ten years, the fantasy community has seen an upsurge in the popularity of so-called “gritty fantasy”. However, this sub-genre of fantasy is evident even earlier than this. George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series has been ongoing since the mid 90s. Glen Cook’s Black Company series arguably pioneered […]

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Oh, actually, 8 Seasons…

Oh, actually, 8 Seasons… 

In what I see as a complete U-Turn, HBO’s President, Michael Lombardo, he is now saying that Game of Thrones will go at least eight seasons. I must admit that this does genuinely frustrate me as a fan of the television series. For years HBO and the writers have told us that they’ve always planned for […]

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Frodor’s Travel Guide to Westeros

Frodor’s Travel Guide to Westeros 

See what I did there? Fodor’s and Frodo. Get it? Like the travel guide and the hobbit. You know, from Lord of the Rings? Right, anyway. This is the first installment of our guide. Over the coming months, we’ll be looking at the hottest fantasy vacation spots. First up is Frodor’s travel pick of the […]

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Game of Thrones Season 5 trailer out now! But no ‘Winds of Winter’ in 2015…

Game of Thrones Season 5 trailer out now! But no ‘Winds of Winter’ in 2015… 

Well, we knew it was coming – but no one could have guessed it’d be quite this early: the Game of Thrones Season 5 trailer has arrived!!! Savvy fans will quickly see that the long-expected departure from the books has begun. **SPOILERS FOR BOOK 4/5 follow** Without giving too much away it looks like the Aegon storyline won’t […]

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A World of Ice & Fire is… Here!

Hey, Westeros fans, finally you’re able to get your hands on the bestselling A World of Ice & Fire and if you’ve not yet been convinced to pick it up already then get ready to be, because the publishers have put out this awesome video in order to tempt you to hitting that add to basket button […]

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There and Back Again: A Novice Con-Goer’s Tale

There and Back Again: A Novice Con-Goer’s Tale 

Prologue No, I don’t live in a hole in the ground, but I do live in Devon, which bears a remarkable resemblance to the green and sheltered Shire. But even before Gandalf came calling, I’d heard tell of a land beyond the, erm, Salisbury Plains, a land containing vast treasures of tote bags and books, […]

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‘George R.R. Martin & Robin Hobb In Discussion’ Full Event Video

‘George R.R. Martin & Robin Hobb In Discussion’ Full Event Video 

A week or so ago I posted a report of the ‘George R.R. Martin and Robin Hobb In Discussion’ event held in London on August 19th 2014 and organised by Harper Voyager. There was a live stream on the night and Blinkbox have been hosting clips of the event over the course of the last […]

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George R.R. Martin Ice Bucket Challenge

George R.R. Martin Ice Bucket Challenge 

If you are active on Social Media, watch television, read newspapers or have left your house – even once – in the past few weeks, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge. Sadly, not quite as many people know about the cause, promoting the awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encouraging […]

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Event Review: George R.R. Martin & Robin Hobb in conversation

Event Review: George R.R. Martin & Robin Hobb in conversation 

Lets face it, in the UK, how many chances are we going to have the opportunity to see two of Fantasy’s greatest authors, George R.R. Martin and Robin, under one roof? The answer is ‘very few’. We, British Fantasy fans, have been spoilt over the last few years. We’ve had two ‘world’ fantasy / science-fiction […]

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George R.R. Martin’s ‘The Ice Dragon’ Preview

George R.R. Martin’s ‘The Ice Dragon’ Preview 

Like Terry Pratchett, George R.R. Martin quite enjoyed writing stories for younger readers early on in his career. One of these, The Ice Dragon, is soon set for a rerelease by TOR books and to mark the occasion is getting an incredible new cover. For those unfamiliar with the story, here is the blurb: In the world […]

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