Hobnob with Authors

This is a group for readers and authors to connect.

DO introduce yourself in the Author Introduction Thread, 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
When you post a book promotion or special offer, please let the readers know if free copies are available in return for reviews.

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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List of Books by Hobnob Authors (2015 edition) 48Photo-Lumiere, Yesterday 5:07amignore
Author Introductions 2015 222Photo-Lumiere, Wednesday 6:25amignore
Giveaways! 90Photo-Lumiere, Tuesday 11:19amignore
Reader Introduction Thread 36Maitri-May, Saturday 3:08pmignore
Kindle Countdown Deal 1lachatte, November 18ignore
Young Adult and Children's Book Promotion 11ConnieLSmith, November 17ignore
Romance Book Promotion 6ConnieLSmith, November 17ignore
Authors, what are you working on? 30LShelby, November 12ignore
Ancient Magic Meets the Internet 14KenMagee, November 10ignore
'Evangelization through Social Networking Sites' 1george-calleja1, November 6ignore
Romantic suspense Novella Revier needed 14LShelby, November 6ignore
Welcoming Reviewers For My Book - How To Make A Guy Realize You Are The One For Him 2thorold, November 3ignore
Non-fiction Book Promotion 19rosie_love, November 3ignore
Hello 9Lindsey_Williams, November 2ignore
Second Story - Writing in Progress 9A.W.Black, October 30ignore
Greetings 4Lindsey_Williams, October 28ignore
Fiction Book Promotion 21Lindsey_Williams, October 28ignore
Advice on reprints of work 9Helenliz, October 27ignore
Free eBooks 1JRW50TN, October 26ignore
'The Beatitudes... the blessings from the Sermon on the Mount' 1george-calleja1, October 22ignore
George Calleja - Christian Author from Malta 1george-calleja1, October 22ignore
Author Promotions! Your Announcements Go Here! 48W.A.Rusho, October 20ignore
Near-death pretty inspiring non-fiction 2amysisson, October 20ignore
March Group Read - Fella Down a Hole, by Amy Sisson 35LShelby, October 19ignore
Halloween-themed Blogs 1MVNoerrac, October 18ignore
Dark Comedy Novel Recommendation 5voltronicus, October 16ignore
New Book: Stephen the Impala, ONLY $0.99 1kidssafaristor1, October 11ignore
Book review sites 7WillPeters, October 7ignore
Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Book Promotion 20t.zhang, October 1ignore
Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Promotion 36DougGoodman, September 30ignore
Introducing Myself 4TimSharrock, September 26ignore
Brand New Author! 4Wesley_A_Britton, September 26ignore
Book Reviewer Looking For Books To Review 5astrid_writes, September 22ignore
Starting an iBooks Author Account 9A.W.Black, September 22ignore
Tamara Pearson: Progressive literary fiction 5drardavis, September 8ignore
Open for questions 11msknight, September 5ignore
Why do writers write? 2Cecrow, September 2ignore
Giveaway 4lilithcat, August 29ignore
What makes a great progtagonist? 2A.W.Black, August 25ignore
Question: book cover images in posts 4Jarandel, August 17ignore
How far and wide does our writing go? 2A.W.Black, August 15ignore
Giveaway Questions 5WillPeters, August 12ignore
Beasts: 16 More Weird Stories by Brendan Detzner 1BrendanDetzner, August 11ignore
Promoting an eBook Giveaway 32LShelby, August 10ignore
Outlining a plot 26A.W.Black, August 4ignore
Author Introduction Thread 148LShelby, July 27ignore
Book Signings and SF Conventions 20LShelby, July 25ignore
Is promotion via social media harder or easier? 11LShelby, July 25ignore
Finding a Voice 10LShelby, July 25ignore
KatherineLHolmes 3KatherineLHolmes, July 16ignore
Percy's Plan - a novel 1Pjansen, July 14ignore
Author Introduction 1ramirez_juravlea, July 12ignore
Interested in reviewers! 1ramirez_juravlea, July 12ignore
PatriceWilliamsMarks Author Intro (True Story/Drama/Thriller/How-to) 1PatriceWilliamsMarks, July 6ignore
Seeking Reviews for my 'How-to' book 1ABPBooks, June 30ignore
Why Science Fiction and Fantasy? 5LShelby, June 29ignore
Looking for reviews for an anthology 1hanque, June 27ignore
Encouraging Customer Reviews 17thorold, June 23ignore
Writing Life Q&A Chain 2A.W.Black, June 20ignore
Unable to identify my inspiration 4amysisson, June 19ignore
Narrowest genre yet: golf fiction 5tommyarmour, June 11ignore
Blog Tour 8MarysGirl, June 3ignore
My New Book "Did Jesus Exist." 2markgcraig, May 28ignore
Mother-Daughter Memoir 1FrancesSBrown, May 23ignore
Writing women characters 5Screenscope, May 20ignore
Young Adult Authors 2LShelby, May 12ignore
Howdy 3Vsardana, May 12ignore
Am I a Wuss? 4Thrin, May 6ignore
DANNY SAUNDERS, historical fiction author 2amysisson, April 27ignore
Workplace discrimination and abuse ... and book dedications! 4TimSharrock, April 26ignore
Alien Hunters Series by R. Stone 1themadwriter1, April 23ignore
The best way to say no? 4makaiju, April 22ignore
Romance with a Ghostly Twist 2GaryBabb, April 21ignore
I write romance w/a ghostly twist 1Claire-Gem, April 20ignore
LynnFowler (Lynn B Fowler) Christian non-fiction 1LynnFowler, April 7ignore
What makes a review influence your decision on choosing or avoiding a book? 32Jessica_Werner, April 4ignore
How to Destroy a Group 64wifilibrarian, March 31ignore
Hello everyone 4AstoundingBruce, March 31ignore
My Thriller Novel 1janette270961, March 27ignore
Cover Art and Illustrations 18LShelby, March 25ignore
Conundrum of Time Travel 13AddictedToMorphemes, March 11ignore
Authors and Bookstores 20drardavis, March 6ignore
Reviewer Etiquette 62GaryBabb, March 2ignore
List of Books by Hobnob Authors (2014 edition) 58LShelby, March 2ignore
Who says a horror novel can't be scary AND funny? "Floyd & Mikki: Zombie hunters" is hilarious! 4tatnerj, March 1ignore
Social media footprints 1LarryGerovac, February 27ignore
Interesting Data 11NoodleBot, February 27ignore
Some Like It Hot (Hot Encounters Giveaway/Reviews) 2GaryBabb, February 19ignore
Snippet Game - necessarily an evil thing 11LShelby, February 18ignore
Empire's Arrow (Chronosexual #1) [Erotic Science Fiction/Time Travel] 2Lyndatrue, February 16ignore
What makes a good supporting character? 13Cecrow, February 12ignore
SFWA Welcomes Self-Published and Small Press Authors 3LShelby, February 10ignore
Helpless Women? 4astrid_writes, February 9ignore
hello! 3lilithcat, February 5ignore
Vote on New Hobnob Group Owner 51TheoClarke, February 2ignore
Ebook vs Print Pros & Cons List 21DABlankinship, January 31ignore
Anybody use StoryCartel? 17RidgewayGirl, January 31ignore
That feeling after the book is done... 46LShelby, January 29ignore
Writing Techniques 12LShelby, January 29ignore

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