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There must be something about the words "dance" and "dragons."

We all know how long the last novel took. And now I am writing the "sidebar" (hoo hah) about the first Dance of the Dragons, the fratricidal civil war between King Aegon II and his half-sister Rhaenyra, for THE WORLD OF ICE AND FIRE, and it's turned into a monster too.

As of today, I have a hundred and three bloody manuscript pages (some VERY bloody) and still no end at hand. I had hoped to finish this one today, but... no, not even close. Lots more to write.

I think there's some good stuff here, and judging by the reception my reading got at Chicon, most of you seem to like the fake history too. But DAMN, there a lot of it.

Nothing to do but keep doing.

Dance, you dragons, dance, dance...

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lomnen
Sep. 16th, 2012 11:27 pm (UTC)
wow, write, sir, write! If I ever could do something, anything, that would help you in any way (from cat-sitting to cooking to going to the dumps in order to search for the discarded sheets of paper where you scribbled something that you need to have back, etc...) I would be glad and happy to do it, you only need to send me a message ;)

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