Posted on 05/27/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
George R.R. Martin is far from the first author to feel the pressure of fans’ excitement for the next installment of a series.
With the series based on his books wrapped up — and a hint of when we can finally expect the sixth book out — the anticipation is only building for The Winds of Winter.
In that spirit, the Guardian talked to a few other authors who have been in Martin’s shoes before, albeit on a smaller scale.
Here’s what Philip Pullman, Hilary Mantel, and Anne Rice have to say about balancing an eager fandom with the realities of writing.
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