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Hobnob with Authors

This is a group for readers and authors to connect.

Unlike the rest of the groups, this is a "safe space" for authors to promote and converse about their books without fear of being accused of spamming. Authors are encouraged to chat with members, not just copy and paste blurbs about their books.

This group differs from the Author Chat group in that those are scheduled chats, and this is more free-form.

Authors:
*Start conversations about your writing
*Offer copies of books (for review or otherwise) to readers
*You also have the Writers Brag and Rag Bag group for author-to-author talk.

Readers:
*Chat with authors, find out about their books, ask them questions
*Offer to review books (you'll have to give the author your email or mailing address)

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: 1,612 members

Recent members: Books-4-lovers, martylloydwoldman, JakeSoi, sharonmaas, jessieefrost, CrimeWavePress, Srinidhi.R, guyportman, BrendaCheers, thorino, CredenceDrive, HAnneHenry, KeithDixon, sipthereader, gladyola, ozgurksahin, writer4hirenow, Victoria_Mae, Jeri_Studebaker, DanielR.Thorne, RobertBerry, CarlMcKever, T.N.Jones, CZenos, ChristinaRegina, Taradactyl, Suzanne_Synborski, Jeffrey_Miller, tyrone.minnifield, LDB1600

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April Group Read - Excerpt from The Everything, by Richard C. Cox 9amysisson, Today 4:23pmignore
Looking for reviews of my debut young adult/horror novel 'The Life He Knew' 1JakeSoi, Yesterday 8:23pmignore
Authors, we're looking for short fiction to discuss 25DABlankinship, Yesterday 9:58amignore
Author Promotions! Your Announcements Go Here! 190Billy_Wong, Sunday 3:41pmignore
Chapter One 1hanque, Sunday 11:02amignore
Author Introduction Thread 86Michael-Murphy, Saturday 9:50amignore
Crime Wave Press Promotion 1CrimeWavePress, April 8ignore
Giveaways! 67guyportman, April 8ignore
Hello, Introducing two new authors new to this site and the world. 6CredenceDrive, April 7ignore
Reader Introduction Thread 24Shaika-Dzari, April 6ignore
What do you think is the best way to advertise or sell books? 12RobertBerry, April 3ignore
(Not) Another Book About Happiness 2guyportman, April 3ignore
Authors, what are you working on? 175guyportman, April 3ignore
List of Books by Hobnob Authors 107LShelby, April 2ignore
New site for readers 1KeithDixon, March 31ignore
Eric Hoffer Awards 5LShelby, March 31ignore
check this out and let me know what you think...!!!! 4amysisson, March 31ignore
March Group Read - Fella Down a Hole, by Amy Sisson 32amysisson, March 30ignore
Syrian Stories by Gladys Matar on Amazon and Createspace. 1gladyola, March 30ignore
The Man in The Shadows: He Touched Me Where It Hurt 2joannasephine, March 29ignore
List of Books by Hobnob Authors (2014 edition) 53writer4hirenow, March 29ignore
Neuroeconomics: an Applied Information Theory 1DanielR.Thorne, March 25ignore
What prompts authors to write books? 47CarlMcKever, March 25ignore
Snippet Game - necessarily an evil thing 8oldstick, March 21ignore
Mid-March Group Read - Frozen Witness, by L. Shelby 16amysisson, March 20ignore
Authors, what has inspired you? 10MerciaMcMahon, March 17ignore
Memoir/Autobiography - "The Poet Who Watched The Whole Parade" 2joannasephine, March 11ignore
Sending free ebooks to anyone interested in reading my YA/Paranormal novel 1JuliaBarkey, March 11ignore
Amazon Reviews Wanted 2lisa-ann, March 10ignore
Surya Night-Science fiction on Indian scriptures 6TimSharrock, March 10ignore
Free Stories by Hobnob Authors 6LShelby, March 9ignore
Cally's Way, new novel: want a free copy to review? 7Spaceface, March 9ignore
promo Kindle book @ $.99 ? 3joannasephine, March 9ignore
Hobnob Group Reads? 34LShelby, March 7ignore
Scary Story yes it's horror 3amysisson, March 7ignore
Research Brag and Rag Thread. 13drardavis, March 6ignore
Needed Authors looking to be interviewed for a website highlighting books and music 7LShelby, March 5ignore
Question for authors 11Cecrow, March 5ignore
Reviews Sought 72lambertnagle, March 5ignore
Marketing a short story 22DABlankinship, March 4ignore
finding a writer 1jldarden, February 27ignore
First part of 'The Deathsworn Arc', 'The Last Dragon Slayer' Free Promo on 16h June. 4smokemare, February 15ignore
Interview in Silvio Canto Jr. 2joannasephine, February 13ignore
Snippet Game? 25LShelby, February 9ignore
Ebook Giveaways - should I follow them up? 18Steelyshan, February 7ignore
Introduction retry 6oldstick, February 6ignore
New Author - New Experience 12LShelby, January 30ignore
Intro, Winds Of Change David C Russell 1David.Russell, January 30ignore
Intro, Winds Of Change David C Russell 1David.Russell, January 30ignore
Toot your horn, shout at the moon, tell me about your literary masterpieces 4randyattwood, January 23ignore
Popular Managing Anxiety/Fear Book 2LShelby, January 22ignore
Spring list from micropublisher CoolMain Press 3GemmaCoole, January 20ignore
Beta Readers Needed — Historical fiction set in early 17th century 8dkhiggin, January 15ignore
Coming in April 1ThorinLonghorn, January 14ignore
My new book. 2LShelby, January 13ignore
A great review and and interview 1JoaoCerqueira, January 12ignore
Snippet Game - If it cost a fortune 30LShelby, January 11ignore
Free children's early reader download today 1donnamcfarland, January 11ignore
Full Tank & No Damage 20NineTiger, January 11ignore
enhanced eBooks 1carolartbeat, January 10ignore
Fictional Worlds - Dialogues between Readers and Author (L.A. Alexander) 3Chrissyfur, January 5ignore
Book reviewers/tour host wanted 2LShelby, January 4ignore
How Will eBooks Change Writing? 46Dowless, December 2013ignore
Almost Texas/Man Interrupted 3LShelby, December 2013ignore
Christmas horror micro-flash 1amysisson, December 2013ignore
Writing from Inside an Alien Mind 15LShelby, December 2013ignore
A question for the readers 11LShelby, December 2013ignore
USA BOOK AWARDS 4LShelby, December 2013ignore
Review copies offered - Cleaver Square (out 23/12/2013) 2LShelby, December 2013ignore
Free Pirate Adventure for All Ages 1belltooter, December 2013ignore
Setting the Stage 5LShelby, December 2013ignore
Two-Faced Woman, Second Book in the Gabriel's World Series, in 2-Day Free Kindle Download 11LShelby, December 2013ignore
Amazon Countdown Deal 2LShelby, December 2013ignore
Do you want to write true crime, write tc, or are a tc journalist? 1TCAuthor, December 2013ignore
IMO Now Free 12/14 on Kindle--my best for All readers 1belltooter, December 2013ignore
hola, amigos, amigas! 2LShelby, December 2013ignore
Poetry Book on Sale for Christmas! 3eLPy, December 2013ignore
Free copy of Romantic Comedy to potential reviewers 2LShelby, December 2013ignore
Christian Thriller Book Trailer 3rybie2, December 2013ignore
ONE Soul Many FACES - REVEALING THE HIDDEN TRUTH: Bringing All Religions & Humanity Back To (The Sou 2LShelby, December 2013ignore
Controlling the Reader's Emotions 7LShelby, December 2013ignore
The award-winning Moon Realm series 1Richard_Due, December 2013ignore
Free Books! 2Merryann, December 2013ignore
Free e-copies of YA contemporary romance to potential reviewers 2Riley_Graham, December 2013ignore
What better gift than a book. Please consider Crystal - a Fairy's Dream 1DebbieLannen, December 2013ignore
Creative Non-Fiction for Kids... 4oldstick, December 2013ignore
Book Trailers! 37crtozier, November 2013ignore
Free Download for Kindle Today 1dinga1949, November 2013ignore
"The Assassination of Michael Collins: What Happened at Béal na mBláth?" 1SM_Sigerson, November 2013ignore
Find Madeleine McCann Fund Support 1TheKeyAuthor, November 2013ignore
Christian Author Writes About Domestic Violence, Sexual Abuse, and Drug Addiction 1ChristinaMial, November 2013ignore
A snippet from my latest book, reviewers always welcome! 1MazMarik, November 2013ignore
New Release of a Clean Fantasy Romance 1Aldrea_Alien, November 2013ignore
How do you deal with Powerful Protagonists? 21reading_fox, November 2013ignore
A Good Marriage Gone Bad 1TonneOdom, November 2013ignore
Thriller Giveaway! New 1st book in a series 2WallisJonesseries, November 2013ignore
Reviewers Needed - Phantasy - (Contemporary Fiction, Fantasy) 1Marlowesr, November 2013ignore
You too can study more easily - a free eBook 1kevinbarry2, November 2013ignore
Historical fiction Kindle freebie Nov. 5-6 2lilithcat, November 2013ignore
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