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Why George R. R. Martin wrote “Game of Thrones” on a 30-year-old word computer

May 14, 2014 | By Abraham | 1 comment

During a visit with Conan, author George R. R. Martin explains his eccentric computer set-up for writing…

That’s right, folks. He’s written thousands of pages staring at this…

Game of Thrones on Wordstar

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  1. Andy says:

    My first word processor was part of a Commodore 64 program called “Trio” (word processor, spreadsheet and a data base), I couldn’t begin to tell you the number of hours I wasted writing horrible Star Trek stories on that thing. I loved it! In every measurable way, MS Word is a thousand times better than that old software package, but to this day I wish I still had Trio. Black screen, amber text, no Ribbons full of icons, just words on a screen.

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