What Would You Ask Mr. Martin?

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  1. Appaliq

    Appaliq No One

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    July 6 - 8 George R R Martin will be appearing as the Guest of Honor at InConJunction right here in my hometown, Indianapolis, IN. I plan on attending Saturday and Sunday. If I see him, and IF I can get past the crowds of adoring fans to actually talk to him...

    What would you say/ask?

    I'm not particularly worried about this, just being near the best author of all time is enough for me. However, LD suggested we come up with a list of things to ask. Also, if you're interested in getting something signed by Martin feel free to PM me. I can't make any promises but I'm going to try to find a nice hardcover copy of A Game of Thrones and take that with me.
     
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  2. ~Elladan~

    ~Elladan~ A Elbereth Gilthoniel

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    Lucky you :)

    What about something like, instead of the usual specific character/plot questions ...

    "Have any of the major character's storylines been significantly changed part way through the series, to that originally envisaged" ~ if so dig for more info who, how, unforeseen consequences blah blah

    "is the complete storyline set in stone or have you a number of possible endings that you haven't yet decided between"

    "Do you ever get confused by your own intertwinned, complicated storylines?"

    .. I'll try and think of some more :)
     
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    Blackness Well-Known Member

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    I would ask: Can i be in your next book as some cool warrior dude? :D
     
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    ~Elladan~ A Elbereth Gilthoniel

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    ^ Damn *smacks forehead* ~ I didn't think of that :D
     
  5. Appaliq

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    Those are some really good questions El! I'm impressed.

    And I would ask the "warrior dude" question, but I'm not a dude. :( Sorry.
     
  6. ~Elladan~

    ~Elladan~ A Elbereth Gilthoniel

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    :) Here's some more ....

    "Do any of the characters' personalities mirror his own or how he'd like to be?"

    "What part of the saga has he enjoyed writing (or planning) the most?"

    ... we could go on forever with these questions, the more you have the better the end selection will be ...
     
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  7. Liadan

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    Wow, I love Elladan's questions - remind me to come up with more when I'm not plagued by a headache...
     
  8. LyannaWolfBlood

    LyannaWolfBlood Ella Dictadora

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    I'm so jealous, App :(.

    Ask him when we'll get our hands on ADWD!
     
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    I'm planning a very tricky maneuver in which I actually manage to handcuff myself to Martin. Then I refuse to produce the key until he finishes the book. Any suggestions?
     
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    You have my full support. ;)
     
  11. LyannaWolfBlood

    LyannaWolfBlood Ella Dictadora

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    Mine too...just don't handcuff yourself to his writing hand :p.
     
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    imrhien The Lady of the Sorrows

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    Very Borat like LOL
     
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    LOL!

    Itz NICE!
     
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    Love it. ;) lol

    Veey NAACE! How marrch? lmao. :D
     
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    High five
     
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    OH, handcuffing sounds like an excellent plan. You can help him type.

    Suggest to his most grandest wizardest master GRRM that Jon Snow and Daenerys have an epic battle throw down and then make peace in the bedchamber!
     
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    warrior lady?
     
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    What is you favorite kind of cheese?
     
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    Is he a meat popsicle? (5th Element)
     
  20. Kakashi

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    well thats certainly original...