George R.R. Martin has proclaimed that he will not write any episodes for Game of Thrones Season 6, as he is focusing on completing The Winds of Winter.
When it comes to the television show, George has written an episode for seasons 1-4, but skipped season 5. The books are pivotal as the source material that the widely successful Game of Thrones television series is based on. Like any television show there are some detours, but the book industry is demanding the new novel be completed.
“Maybe I’m being overly optimistic about how quickly I can finish,” the author told EW. “But I canceled two convention appearances, I’m turning down a lot more interviews—anything I can do to clear my decks and get this done.”