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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, 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.

Book promotion posts are allowed, but should be made in the appropriate threads:
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.

Total members: 1,870 members

Recent members: nancymiracle, buybook, Christina581, AlanHoekman, disciplehusbanddad, JunieC, hopkinshj, nebula61, WernerStejskal, Jessica_Werner, KyleDoty, MistahKurtz, HeatherMOConnor, ericastinson, erinfanning, WilHowitt, mimosa457, TFHetrick, LaneCasteix, ML-Larson, Claire5555, MM_Angelo, HopeAnika, authordanagoodman, mojo09226, CaroWarfield, RMWebb, RichardMilton, Frankie_Bow, AuthorCallista

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Young Adult Authors 1AstoundingBruce, Thursday 1:43pmignore
Author Introductions 2015 100Bob_Doerr, Thursday 10:51amignore
Authors, what are you working on? 18AstoundingBruce, Monday 10:38pmignore
Non-fiction Book Promotion 8disciplehusbanddad, April 8ignore
Author Introduction Thread 141nebula61, April 7ignore
LynnFowler (Lynn B Fowler) Christian non-fiction 1LynnFowler, April 7ignore
Fiction Book Promotion 12NathanRhodes, April 5ignore
Blog Tour 7Jessica_Werner, April 4ignore
What makes a review influence your decision on choosing or avoiding a book? 32Jessica_Werner, April 4ignore
List of Books by Hobnob Authors (2015 edition) 31LShelby, April 1ignore
How to Destroy a Group 64wifilibrarian, March 31ignore
Hello everyone 4AstoundingBruce, March 31ignore
Writing women characters 4GaryBabb, March 31ignore
Romance Book Promotion 4PiyushiDhir, March 30ignore
Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Promotion 22LShelby, March 27ignore
Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Book Promotion 10LShelby, March 27ignore
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
Book Reviewer Looking For Books To Review 4Kammbia1, February 20ignore
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
Reader Introduction Thread 34LShelby, February 2ignore
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
Those damn books 5rongeigle, January 29ignore
First Book Published - regrets? 9KenMagee, January 27ignore
2015 Reading about Writing 5Cecrow, January 26ignore
Why Do I Write? 33GaryBabb, January 26ignore
Check out the new Group Description 14eLPy, January 26ignore
Somethings Wrong! 13eLPy, January 26ignore
Young Adult and Children's Book Promotion 2kceccato, January 25ignore
Paperbacks here I come! (Please read and share your own experiences!) 5Dbilyk, January 25ignore
Ancient Magic Meets the Internet 9KenMagee, January 25ignore
Free ebooks – Good, Bad or Ugly? 12GaryBabb, January 25ignore
This is a Test 4eLPy, January 24ignore
How many times have you started your story/book/concept over? 25eLPy, January 24ignore
Why are you drawn to your genre? 8eLPy, January 24ignore
Really Want to Hear From People 16eLPy, January 24ignore
The Query Letter experience 9LShelby, January 23ignore
Recall of Your First Published Book 3LShelby, January 23ignore
About that Plot... 15LShelby, January 22ignore
Reviews Sought 98evawallace, January 22ignore
Will you review my book about a small town veterinarian? 1maloneycj, January 17ignore
Wildcard - sci-fi - free copy for review 2buffyloverlori, January 17ignore
I love research 21LShelby, January 7ignore
My new Fiction Thriller has been released. 4GaryBabb, January 7ignore
All That Glitters 2eLPy, January 7ignore
Southern Writer's Magazine/Great E-book Sales! 2eLPy, January 7ignore
Author Promotions! Your Announcements Go Here! 39DavidMKelly, January 6ignore
Giveaways! 86Aly3636, January 6ignore
It's 2015 - Authors Please Check in 8eLPy, January 4ignore
Authors, what are you working on? 199eLPy, January 3ignore
Reviews / Discussion 6eLPy, January 3ignore
Maze Runner parody in exchange for reviews 1slslsl, January 2ignore
Author Promotions! Your Announcements Go Here! 208Marie_C._Collins, January 1ignore
Author Book Exchange - I'll Read Yours if You'll Read Mine 1LShelby, January 1ignore
Seeking REVIEWERS FOR my book (astrology on RELATIONSHIPS, CAREERS) 2ykwanloo, January 1ignore
5 historic fiction books in exchange for reviews 1EdSolar, December 2014ignore
5 cozy mystery books exchange for reviews 1EdSolar, December 2014ignore
Must-read books about writing? 15eLPy, December 2014ignore
Dark Legend: The Supernatural Chronicles (YA Fantasy;Free eBook) 1R.A.Reene, December 2014ignore
The Glamour of Steampunk 9LShelby, December 2014ignore
Co-authoring 10MarysGirl, December 2014ignore
Children's Illustrated Books 10LShelby, December 2014ignore
Writing through past pain and heartache 3DianeKChamberlain, December 2014ignore
List of Books by Hobnob Authors 109LShelby, December 2014ignore
Unusual (Non-Human) Characters 19eLPy, December 2014ignore
Ethical problem 6eLPy, December 2014ignore
Ideas for boosting reviews? 10eLPy, December 2014ignore
What books/authors inspired you to write? 7eLPy, December 2014ignore
Prohibition-era mystery, The Yankee Club 1Michael-Murphy, December 2014ignore
Addiction and recovery books 1BethSmyls, November 2014ignore
"When Sirens Call" Giveaway 1PaulAdkin, November 2014ignore
Offering my reviewing services for romance and erotica writers! 1One_Curvy_Blogger, November 2014ignore
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a thriller by Khaled Talib - The Examiner reviews 1SleuthReader, November 2014ignore
What do you think is the best way to advertise or sell books? 32LShelby, October 2014ignore
Interview with Betsy - DAW lead editor 1reading_fox, October 2014ignore
Reviewers needed for historical romance 2Andrew.Jonathan.Fine, October 2014ignore
Free On Amazon Today (10/15/14) 1morribro, October 2014ignore
just checking 3GaryBabb, October 2014ignore
Suggestions for improvement sought 1AlanHJordan, October 2014ignore
New Imprint for Native American Authors and Stories 3elenchus, October 2014ignore
Sceadu | Your shadow holds a secret 3PrashantPinge, September 2014ignore
Review ecopies available for "Between Before & After" 1AmandaDick, September 2014ignore
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