Charles Dickens was one of the greatest writers in English literature, so you could imagine the excitement aspiring writers feel at the chance of meeting him.
Comedian Dana Schwartz tweeted a short story about the time Hans Christian Andersen showed. up as a guest at Charles Dickens’s house and ruined his life for a month straight.
It started with Hans fanboying over his idol Charles Dickens and ends with him ruining his friendship with Dickens.
Here’s the story: