Fans of Game of Thrones both on TV and the novels want to know when the next instalment will be published. ‘Winds of Winter’ which is being written by the author George R R Martin but has no release date yet , may, according to analysts, be released in 2017. That is, if author George R.R. Martin has the same writing pace as JK Rowling according to a geometry graph on Washington Post.
According to the Five Thirty Eight website if GRR Martin wrote 350 words daily, it would be released in August. It will be done in February next year if he writes at 300 words a day; or October in case his daily writing average is only 250 words!
Five Thirty Eight calls their method of calculating the next ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ book’s release date “Martinology.” The blog has received its reputation for statistical analysis and predictions on politics and baseball.
Five Thirty Eight makes use of the following George R.R. Martin’s works for analysis:
– A Dance of Dragons – 422,000 words
– A Feast for Crows – 300,000 words
– A Storm of Swords – 424,000 words
– Clash of Kings – 326,000 words
– Game of Thrones – 298,000 words
– Winds of Winter – 1,500 pages (estimate)
It is a known fact that Winds of Winter has been 400 pages completed, as of October 2012, when the author told a reporter how far he’d got. After that, there was no news on his progress. He’s known to be a slow writer but Washington Post claims the author does not deserve such reputation. His works are though to be higher in quality than those of other authors of fantasy stories and his output is still on pace with Rowling’s.
However, the statistical predictions do not assure a definite release date for Martin’s book, and though they are good tries, they can end up signifying nothing. As to when the book finish, no one knows. The Winds of Winter release date will be whenever its author pleases.