Now that Season 6 of "Game of Thrones" has come to an end, viewers' attention is once again directed towards George R. R. Martin, whose "A Song of Ice and Fire" series is the source material for the HBO television show.
Shortly after the Season 6 episode 10 of the show aired on Sunday, a good number of fans took to Twitter complaining about Martin's slow pace in finishing the book. Although the HBO show has diverged to some extent from its source material, fans are curious to know Martin's reaction to the finale, which hinted at the true parentage of Jon Snow, the character played by Kit Harington.
"I hope Sam went to the Citadel library to help George R. R. Martin hurry up and finish the sixth book. #GameofThrones," wrote one fan, frustrated at Martin's slow pace. "The R.R. in George R.R. Martin stands for rest and relaxation. This guy doesn't write anything!" another added.
— Jamie Ford (@JamieFord) June 27, 2016
Interestingly, Martin recently questioned fellow author Stephen King about his writing process in an hour-long conversation, where he questioned King the secret behind churning out so many books.
"How the f--k do you write so many books so fast?" asked Martin. "I think, 'Oh, I've had a really good six months. I've written three chapters.' You've finished three books in that time."
King revealed that he follows a six-pages per day process, which lets him meets his commitments. "I can be working away and something comes up. And you have to basically get up and you have to go to see the doctor or you have to take somebody a care package, or you have to go to the post office...whatever. But mostly, i try to get the six pages in. Although entropy tries to intervene," King revealed.