“Winter is Coming,” say the Starks of Winterfell. Yet, if it’s The Winds of Winter we’re talking about, we have no goddamn clue when it’s actually going to get here. Yes, the long-awaited sixth entry in the beloved A Song of Ice and Fire series by the notorious George R. R. Martin is still off in a horizon that seems to grow farther away the closer we look at it. What can fans of the epic fantasy saga do? Cry? Complain about the changes “Game of Thrones” makes? No, my friends, keep reading! While I’m thrilled that GRRM has proved quality fantasy writing can be taken as seriously as any other fiction, it saddens me that a lot of other great fantasy writers are overlooked. So, in order to give us something to chew on while we wait for the next great addition to the the Game of Thrones universe, and to spread some love for the genre, I’ve compiled a list of 10 fantasy authors you should read after A Song of Ice and Fire.