30 March 2011 ~ 9 Comments

Sinners in the hands of an angry George

George R.R. Martin‘s latest book, A Dance with Dragons,  comes out this summer. I won’t be reading it. I choose to look away because I choose not to be part of this particular dialogue between author and reader. Time and again, not just in this cycle but in his other books, Martin presents readers with […]

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08 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Deleted scenes — the lost prologue to Red Gold Bridge

Words: 1,525. Music. The KGSR compilation CD Broadcasts volume 16. (Note: I don’t like prologues. I think that the device is overused in fantasy and is relied upon by writers who don’t start in the right place. One exception is the prologue to G.R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire but let’s just say he’s […]

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