‘Game of Thrones’ George R.R. Martin Once Had Minus-Four People Show Up to a Reading

‘Game of Thrones’ George R.R. Martin Once Had Minus-Four People Show Up to a Reading

At Thrillerfest this weekend, Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin opened up about a particularly tragic in-store appearance he made early in his career, which boasted minus-four attendees. You read that right.    When the event, held in a bookshop/coffee shop was scheduled to start, only four people were there. The moderator of the event even waited an extra twenty-or-so minutes before introducing Martin to the stage, hoping that maybe the extra chunk of time would give more fans the chance to show up.    Still, never one to care much about fame, nor his own ego, Martin stepped out, …