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Parris is off in Kansas City, having fun at ConQuest. I'm here at home, working, working, working. It's not fair, it isn't. Waaaah.

I am getting a lot done. Finished an Arya chapter yesterday, and a Sansa chapter the day before. (And before you guys assume I'm writing a chapter a day, I said "finished," not "wrote." Large portions of these particular chapters were written years ago. A chapter a day? I wish). Felt good to get them done. Been making a lot of progress with Dany too.

Even so, the time is going by so fast. I grow ever more pessimistic, but I can't think about dates and deadlines now. My mantra remains the same. One chapter at a time, one page at a time, one sentence at a time.


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May. 23rd, 2008 11:36 pm (UTC)
Progress is progress - too bad deadlines can't be damned...
May. 23rd, 2008 11:42 pm (UTC)
...one fan at a time. :)
May. 24th, 2008 07:14 am (UTC)
he'd take forever to finish ^^
May. 23rd, 2008 11:44 pm (UTC)
I will patiently wait for the story to be told. Take your time, and get it done right. :)
May. 23rd, 2008 11:44 pm (UTC)
I'm probably one of the few folks reading your blog who doesn't mind that the last period hasn't been set in place in the final book yet-- I'm still in Storm of Swords. ;)

I've got to say that it's pretty exciting thinking ahead to where everyone will go over the next books/years. And Arya and Dany are two of my favorite characters so it's fun to hear you've just finished more chapters with them, that there's still so much more left I get to enjoy for the first time about them. :D
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(no subject) - behnnie - May. 24th, 2008 04:09 pm (UTC) - Expand
May. 23rd, 2008 11:46 pm (UTC)
One chapter at a time, one page at a time, one sentence at a time.

Yep, and before you know it, it's football time again!
May. 23rd, 2008 11:47 pm (UTC)
we are waiting for the progress here, in Russia, and wish you good luck and good writing! of course, you are not alone :)!
May. 23rd, 2008 11:54 pm (UTC)
It's all good, most of us are patient:)
May. 23rd, 2008 11:55 pm (UTC)
Arya and Sansa?! Squee!

Aaaand with GRRM's good example before me, I'm going to stop reading about Westeros and work on my BA so's I can graduate. One page at a time, one sentence at a time...
May. 23rd, 2008 11:59 pm (UTC)
Glad to hear that the writing is going well, George. A pity you couldn't make ConQuest, but then, neither could I. Damn these "jobs." You could always pretend you're at a con by eating cheetos, drinking unidentifiable "punch" and getting into an argument with yourself over who was the best Green Lantern. Not that *I've* ever done that....yeeeaaaah.
May. 24th, 2008 12:03 am (UTC)
A good story takes time to tell. Take it!
May. 24th, 2008 12:08 am (UTC)
Keep fighin' the good fight, George. Or, the painfully realistic fight where no one is safe from the chopping block. One of those. :)
May. 24th, 2008 12:13 am (UTC)
As the late great Douglas Adams once said
"I love deadlines. I especially
like the whooshing sound they
make as they go flying by."
May. 24th, 2008 12:18 am (UTC)
Keep fighting the fight, George!

And Sansa's in ADWD? Interesting...
May. 24th, 2008 12:40 am (UTC)
don't jinx it, wert, goddammit.
<--- unrepentant Sansa fangirl

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(no subject) - cersei_caress - May. 24th, 2008 01:18 am (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - after_nightfall - May. 24th, 2008 09:07 am (UTC) - Expand
hmmmmm - olga_stark - May. 24th, 2008 10:34 pm (UTC) - Expand
Re: hmmmmm - peculiar_writer - May. 26th, 2008 08:12 pm (UTC) - Expand
May. 24th, 2008 12:23 am (UTC)
If that Sansa chapter is indeed for ADWD, this makes my day!
May. 24th, 2008 12:29 am (UTC)
Once it whittles down to "one word at a time", you know it's time to plan more updates about your updates. ;)

-a random writer who shook your hand at the last WFC
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