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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Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Book Promotion 20t.zhang, Thursday 12:06pmignore
Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Promotion 36DougGoodman, Wednesday 7:37pmignore
Author Introductions 2015 190DougGoodman, Wednesday 7:10amignore
Advice on reprints of work 8thorold, Wednesday 3:25amignore
Non-fiction Book Promotion 17JasonGolden, September 27ignore
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
Author Promotions! Your Announcements Go Here! 46A.W.Black, September 21ignore
Fiction Book Promotion 19Aman_Chougle, September 17ignore
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
Authors, what are you working on? 27amysisson, August 26ignore
What makes a great progtagonist? 2A.W.Black, August 25ignore
Young Adult and Children's Book Promotion 8ShinaJ, August 18ignore
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
List of Books by Hobnob Authors (2015 edition) 42LShelby, July 30ignore
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
Ancient Magic Meets the Internet 10KenMagee, June 30ignore
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
Giveaways! 88MartaTandori, June 22ignore
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
Reader Introduction Thread 35vjaravine, May 18ignore
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
Romance Book Promotion 4PiyushiDhir, March 30ignore
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
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
Paperbacks here I come! (Please read and share your own experiences!) 5Dbilyk, 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

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