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DRAGON TIME

[first posted at 9 am EST on my website]

No. Sorry. Not done yet.

I'm close, though. Watch this space. When the book is done, you will read it here.


original cover 2006

Meanwhile... there is news. Big news. The end is in sight, at long long last, and we're close enough so that my editors and publishers at Bantam Spectra have set an actual publication date.


revised cover 2007

A DANCE WITH DRAGONS will be in your favorite bookstore on

TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011


new cover 2009

Yes, I know. You've all seen publication dates before: dates in 2007, 2008, 2009. None of those were ever hard dates, however. Most of them... well, call it wishful thinking, boundless optimism, cockeyed dreams, honest mistakes, whatever you like.

This date is different. This date is real.

Barring tsunamis, general strikes, world wars, or asteroid strikes, you will have the novel in your hands on July 12. I hope you like it.

((For what it's worth, the book's a monster. Think A STORM OF SWORDS))


final cover? 2011

The dragons are coming. Prepare to dance.

And hey... thanks for waiting.

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grrm
Mar. 4th, 2011 03:30 pm (UTC)
Re: Split Book?
Some of the viewpoint characters from FEAST appear again towards the end of DANCE, yes. That is to say, the timeline of DANCE extends beyond the end of FEAST.

(Of course, it is possible that my editors will want me to move some of those chapters to WINDS OF WINTER, especially if the final DANCE comes in too long, but we shall see.)

The first half to three-quarters of the book (I have not done a precise measurement) runs parallel to the events in FEAST, however.

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