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pheonix_torn
Nov. 29th, 2012 06:17 pm (UTC)
#7
You are not a number, you are a free man!

...be seeing you...
Robbie Carrico
Nov. 29th, 2012 06:50 pm (UTC)
Many of the authors ranked higher than you made me cringe
noybusiness
Nov. 29th, 2012 10:57 pm (UTC)
At least he's ahead of Stephanie Meyer.
lonmouth
Nov. 29th, 2012 07:20 pm (UTC)
Congratulations
Nice!
dooropener
Nov. 29th, 2012 07:26 pm (UTC)
it's disturbing that EL James is on 4.... cruel world
idemandjustice
Nov. 29th, 2012 08:12 pm (UTC)
I can't believe E.L. James made the list with her erotic fanfic.
thistle_chaser
Nov. 29th, 2012 08:14 pm (UTC)
4. EL James

Known For: "Fifty Shades of Grey."


Wow. I boggle.

leaf_collector
Nov. 29th, 2012 08:55 pm (UTC)
I don't really get the basis of "power" here. Um, power how? By influencing what's on the screen? I don't know.. I have a lot of problems with this list.
O well, I'm just a nobody - but on This Nobody's List, you're not a number, but absolutely indispensable~!
Michael Karpathakis
Nov. 29th, 2012 09:05 pm (UTC)
They were drinking to much Dornish wine when they made that list
r3g0rzz
Nov. 29th, 2012 09:38 pm (UTC)
Screw that George, you are way cooler - and more "powerful" than EL James! Fifty Shades Of Gray my foot :P
Hunter Baldwin
Nov. 29th, 2012 09:52 pm (UTC)
By the Gods and number 7
sarmiento38
Nov. 29th, 2012 09:58 pm (UTC)
Congratulations
It is great to be acknowledged by mainstream media, right? From Colombia I send you the best wishes and thank you for a wonderful literary work. I'm eagerly expecting the final two chapters!
shlupquack
Nov. 29th, 2012 10:26 pm (UTC)
Considering most of those authors write on topics that have mass appeal (romance/sex) while A Song of Ice and Fire is a fantasy series that has gained mass appeal based on the quality of its content, I think seven is extremely impressive. Breaking down barriers, boss.
ayannanyx
Nov. 29th, 2012 10:35 pm (UTC)
Hope you don't let this power get to your head. Last thing we need is you turning all super villain on us :s
insurrbution
Nov. 29th, 2012 10:52 pm (UTC)
Nicholas Sparks, EL James, Stephenie Meyer = blah! Glad you made the list, as well as Stephen King, another one of my favorite authors!
sourbillytipton
Nov. 29th, 2012 11:21 pm (UTC)
7 is a good number
you should use it more often in ASOIAF.
dragonborngurl
Nov. 30th, 2012 12:47 am (UTC)
what would Shakespeare or Tolkein say?
I am so conflicted about this...who really cares what Stephanie Meyers thinks? I consider my own opinion WAY more sophisticated, intellectual, enlightened & cultivated. I am however pleased to see you are on a list viewed by millions of people in the Entertainment industry. How do they do that? Quantify SO many artists over an indeterminate span of years? it's not right. Ser Martin you are so much more than that and you deserve better!! But if it makes you smile it makes me smile too. :)
missyquill
Nov. 30th, 2012 03:13 am (UTC)
I may not know anything about hollywood power but I do know that I can't wait for your next works and will be camping outside bookstores two days in advance to get them while the very thought of reading a Fifty Shades sequel -which sadly already exists - makes me want to puke.

But then again, your works are usually known among intelligent readers/viewers... Not many brain cells were involved in writing Fifty Shades.
sourbillytipton
Dec. 1st, 2012 05:37 am (UTC)
A passage from ADWD
Not spoilery, unless you consider knowing that a character is still alive by book 5 take's away from your enjoyment. In that case don't read the following:

"A well-thumbed tome about the erotic adventures of a young slave girl in a Lysene pillow house.... The slave girl's story was the worst written but the most engrossing"

-Tyrion's critique on one of the three books aboard the Selaesori Qhoran
solid_snack
Nov. 30th, 2012 04:45 am (UTC)
Honestly, given the rather anticlimactic 5 authors between you and Stephen King at #1, I think you might be second. Fifty Shades of Grey? The Walking Dead? These are filler works.
caillte_inion
Nov. 30th, 2012 04:46 am (UTC)
everyone but you! Congratulations!! xoxo
kametatsu
Nov. 30th, 2012 06:10 am (UTC)
I guess that means the Seven are all smiling on you... not that I'd particularly want the Stranger smiling on me, that would be terrifying. Though I do have to agree with other people, you deserve to be way higher on that list

Anyhow, congratulations!
Jos Lopes
Nov. 30th, 2012 11:53 am (UTC)
Number 7
Stay away from intergalactic bounty hunters (Mogs) even if they're still hunting number four ;)
Steven Townshend
Nov. 30th, 2012 02:25 pm (UTC)
You'll only move up on that list as Hollywood "discovers" your vast (and wonderful) body of work.
geekfurious
Nov. 30th, 2012 02:28 pm (UTC)
You are number what???
Greatest book series in 50 years... greatest TV series since THE WIRE... not to mention that they don't seem to understand how HBO viewership numbers work... this article is ridiculous!

Like the New Jersey Giants, you're number 1!
Mike Rapino
Nov. 30th, 2012 03:23 pm (UTC)
This list is absurd. I am glad you are on it, but any list that talks about Authors and Hollywood that does not include:

JK Rowlings
John Grisham
Tom Clancy

is just, worthless. EL James? Really?
Beate Ratz
Nov. 30th, 2012 11:15 pm (UTC)
All right!
Congratulations man!
Oh, let's thank the Seven!

By the way, this one has finished the fifth book and therefore reached the point where he can only be spoilered by one single person in the realm...

Now I'm counting the days till Season two is released on BluRay (looking forward to these animated/narrated mini-stories)
colleen chapman
Dec. 3rd, 2012 02:26 pm (UTC)
Congratulations, Mr. Martin! You're the only TRUE author on the list!

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