By most writers’ standards, you’ve been extraordinarily productive, albeit not always in the way that most of your fans preferred. As of early 2017, you had published more than half a million non-ASOIAF words since completing A Dance With Dragons in April 2011. And that total doesn’t account for additional projects you’ve authored since, including last year’s 700-page-plus opus, Fire & Blood.
It also seems safe to assume that it’s taking so long partly because it’s intended to be a really big book. “My books are not books of ordinary length,” you pointed out to Entertainment Tonight last month. “Even A Game of Thrones, which is the smallest of them, is like four regular novels.” Given that exchange rate, your pace isn’t as slow as it seems.
Thanks for sharing this article. An enjoyable (yes, fluffy for sure) read, and even though I am frustrated with the time it's taking to get a continuation of the story, it's still a story that has captivated me for years now.
Their father understood as well. "You want no pup for yourself, Jon?" he asked softly.