"Game of Thrones" author George R. R. Martin just released a previously unpublished sample chapter from the upcoming sixth installment, "The Winds of Winter," on his Website.
You can read it HERE
At 6,100 words in length, the excerpt is substantial.Martin also said another "Winds of Winter" sample chapter will be included in the paperback edition of "A Dance with Dragons," which is due in July. "A Dance With Dragons" was released in July 2011, 15 years after the first volume -- "A Game of Thrones" -- came out.
In an interview published in October, Martin said he had written 100 pages of "Winds," which will be published by Bantam Books. A release date has not been set for that book or its successor, "A Dream of Spring," which Martin plans to be the final installment in the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series.