George R.R. Martin's 'DOS' and Don'ts About Writing

"Game of Thrones" author explains why his writing process involves 1980s technology.
1:04 | 05/14/14

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Transcript for George R.R. Martin's 'DOS' and Don'ts About Writing
To watch game of -- -- it's setback in some ancient -- time and ancient. Is exactly the word to describe the computer and program author George RR Martin uses to create gave -- thrown. Martin writes on a DOS machine not connected to the Internet using -- star four point know he explained its benefits to Conan O'Brien. I actually like get -- -- it it does everything I want. -- processing program to do and it doesn't do anything else I don't want any help -- only eight. Some of these modern systems where you type -- -- lower case letter and it becomes a capital. When a capital if I'd wanted a capital I would have tied to capital I don't know -- to work picture. -- and say yeah. What about spelled second that you aren't -- -- yes the -- you can't actually what you have the realm of orbit tour yeah. You would be constantly like and then you know -- -- Gary and I thank -- very. You mean tire center --

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