Wild Cards is a series of science fiction/alternate history anthologies edited by George R.R. Martin (with Melinda Snodgrass). The series was inspired by comic book superheroes and the roleplaying game Superworld. The series is set following World War II when an alien virus is unleashed on New York City, killing almost everyone who goes near […]

Written by Ella Thomson on Monday, February 11th, 2013

With the hit television show Game of Thrones, author George R.R. Martin has signed a new two-year deal with HBO to develop new shows. However, his fans are not too happy about the announcement. What’s the problem? They want more books.

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

A humungous deal that will merge Patricia Cornwell and Nora Roberts publisher Penguin and E.L. James and George R.R. Martin publisher Random House. The new publishing giant would publish a quarter of all books in the United States. If approved by regulators, the merger would combined British-owned Pearson and German-owned Bertelsmann – the parent companies […]

Written by Jenny Brady on Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Lots of people try and make fan-maps of the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series (aka Game of Thrones), but serMountainGoat has created a map so amazing that it’s impressed the author – George R.R. Martin – himself!


Before Game Of Thrones was a hit epic fantasy television series on HBO, it was a popular series by American author George R.R. Martin under the name A Song of Ice and Fire. It is presently comprised of 5 novels, with two more yet to be published.


American author George R.R. Martin (or “GRRM” for short) is best known for his Game Of Thrones novels that have recently been adapted into a popular fantasy HBO television series. In 2011, he was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine.