George R. R. Martin is now reaping the rewards of the millions of words he shaped into the epic fantasy series A Song Of Ice And Fire, but there’s one thing he won’t be spending his newfound HBO series money on- a new computer.
Martin is content to hammer away on a 30-year-old DOS computer, using WordStar 4.0 to create all of his works from the good old days of Wild C.A.R.D.S. to his newest epic fantasy, and he says it's all because he hates newfangled features like spell check.
His admission is bound to raise a few questions, chief among them for many teens- what's DOS?
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You can be super famous after you've finished your books, Mr Martin. You started the ball rolling and you had best finish the run soon. Otherwise, the way the tv show is going, they will make up the story they want to happen and I doubt that would make you too happy.