Adrian Tchaikovsky is one of the few authors I’ve had the pleasure of meeting. It’s not too common having authors not from Ireland doing signings here. It’s something I feel we need to improve on (we actually are working on that *cough* Dublin2019 *cough*).
I met Adrian three years ago, now. I was in charge of the Literature Society of my university at the time. I absolutely abused the system to invite a personal hero of mine over, and I don’t regret it for a second. He helped me in ways I never thought I needed to be helped. While I wanted to simply meet one of my favourite authors, it turned out to be so much more for me. Adrian is a giant of a man. He’s tall and broad, and when I met him, I was intimidated at first. However, within seconds of talking to him, you’ll find he is a gentleman. Continue reading