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Hobnob with Authors

This is a group for readers and authors to connect.

AUTHORS:
DO introduce yourself in the Author Introduction Thread, add yourself to our List of LT Authors by location, and then sit down and chat. Join the on-going discussions (they'll offer you plenty of opportunities to talk about your writing). Once we feel that we know you, then we're more likely to be interested in taking a look at your books.
DO NOT start a thread about your book.

Although book promotion posts are not allowed elsewhere on LT, they are allowed in this group. Please post them only in the appropriate subject threads linked to below:
Science Fiction and Fantasy Books
Romance Books
Mystery, Thriller and Suspense
Young Adult and Children's
All Other Fiction
Non-fiction
When you post a book promotion or special offer, please let the readers know if free copies are available in return for reviews.

READERS:
DO introduce yourself in the Reader Introduction Thread, and then join in the discussions. Ask questions. Get to know the authors. Offer to review books (you'll have to give the author your email or mailing address).
DO NOT let the authors do all the talking. It's bad for them. :)


OTHER THREADS that may be of interest:
Free Stories by Hobnob Authors
Authors what are you working on?
List of Books by Hobnob Authors (2015 Edition)


This group differs from the Author Chat group in that those are scheduled chats, and this is more free-form. Authors also have the Writers Brag and Rag Bag group for author-to-author talk.

See more about how to use LibraryThing if you're an author or publisher, without running into the "no promoting" sections of the site.

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LT Author Locality Index 60avcrofts, August 16ignore
LT Author badges and links 362wonderY, August 16ignore
Review PATHOGENS, win a signed copy 2schannepj, August 15ignore
Requesting Book reviews 1JamesOkun, August 10ignore
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Fiction Book Promotion 33MichaelBatchelor, July 12ignore
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Authors, what are you working on? 53A.W.Black, June 30ignore
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Status Series (A look at the dark side of games on the internet) 1Vincent282, June 18ignore
Free Stories by Hobnob Authors 13stephengoldin, May 31ignore
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Promoting an eBook Giveaway 35Lyndatrue, May 21ignore
No Shoes? Just Socks? No Problem! 3BJBradley, May 20ignore
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Author new to LT, any advice? 6Lyndatrue, April 15ignore
Characters -- How do you come up with yours? 22Cecrow, April 13ignore
First part of 'The Deathsworn Arc', 'The Last Dragon Slayer' Free Promo on 16h June. 5smokemare, April 8ignore
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Author Introductions 2015 253LShelby, March 26ignore
Hi-I'm A Newly Published Author 2A.W.Black, March 15ignore
Switching from Self to Traditional Publishing 4Marissa_Doyle, March 14ignore
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What do Authors need to know about LibraryThing? 25lorax, March 8ignore
Details. 10LShelby, February 26ignore
Research assistance 5hanque, February 21ignore
Second Story - Writing in Progress 10A.W.Black, February 4ignore
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Latest Release In His Keeping 1TerinaAdams, January 19ignore
Introduction 1TerinaAdams, January 19ignore
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