Game of Thrones author, George RR Martin has been often been criticised for the amount of time it takes him to write a book.
In his epilogue at the end of the fourth book, published in 2000, Martin indicated that the fifth book in the Game of Thrones series would be published within a year. Alas, it took five years before the next book, A Dance with Dragons, finally came out.
Why does it take Martin so long to write a book? In an interview with late night television host Conan O’Brian, Martin revealed he that is writing Game of Thrones on a computer that ran MS-DOS.
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