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RR Martin admits GOT TV is catching up on books

1 of 1 HBO is catching up on George RR Martin's published GOT works
HBO is catching up on George RR Martin's published GOT works

Game of Thrones author George RR Martin has admitted that the HBO series is catching up fast with his novels.

George RR Martin has two books left in his series A Song of Ice and Fire and he said he is writing "as fast as I can write".

The next TV season will be based on a published book and the following two will, in theory, have to wait until he completes the remaining two books.

On Tuesday (Aug 12) he told the Edinburgh international book festival: "They've certainly caught up to me, They are writing 60-page screenplays and I'm writing 1,300-page books.

"There is no doubt the show is moving very, very fast. But whether I'm concerned or not concerned makes no difference. I can only write one word at a time, one sentence at a time, one book at a time.

"I'm writing the books as fast as I can write the books and the show is moving along – we'll see what happens, but it's almost out of my hands so I can't worry about it. I just have to worry about telling the stories as best I can."

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