George R. R. Martin hints at a 2017 ‘Winds of Winter’ release date

LONDON — Okay, there’s a big caveat to this one.

Yes, George R. R. Martin did say in a live journal comment in reference to the Winds of Winter: “I think it will be out this year.”

The only problem? He followed that statement with a pretty big “but”.

On Tuesday, a commenter on Martin’s Live Journal criticised the author for the lack of news regarding the next installment in A Song of Ice and Fire.

Martin posted the following response:

Really, the key takeaway is that the book is “not done yet”.

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