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LT Author Locality Index 2017

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Edited: Dec 30, 2016, 10:29am Top

This is a continuation of LT Author Locality Index - restarting so that I can edit the top posts rather than LShelby.

LShelby thought that it would be useful to have an index of where other authors are, so that they maybe have a chance of finding authors that are local to us. Not so much for readers, although we may be interested too, but mostly so that authors can find author friends in their area and maybe arrange to do group promotions/events (which from what she had heard are generally more effective than one author trying to do it alone).

So, if you are an author and are willing to be part of such an index, please post to this thread telling us not exactly where you live, but rather the largest population center(s) you consider to be "local" to you ie, that you can reach to do promotional events and other activities without too much difficulty.

For example, LShelby lives in the village (it's not even a town!) of Jamestown, OH, USA. But her entry, (shown below) lists Columbus and Cincinnati (Jamestown is right smack in the middle between them) as my "local" cities. (Please note that I am British, so if you just say "Boston", I will assume Lincolnshire, England, and for "Washington", Tyne and Wear, England.)

Also, please include a brief list of what genres you write in, because that could be important information for people trying to find participants in promotional events and etc.

If you were included in the previous thread, and want to be included in this one, just let me know.

There is also a Google Map of the locations.

Edited: Jan 8, 2017, 6:01pm Top

LT Authors by Location






Melhara/ Jocelyn Tollefson (Dark Contemporary Urban Fantasy)

PRAdams/ P R Adams (SF & Fantasy, Horror) - Denver

LShelby/ L Shelby (Fantasy & Science Fiction, Romance?, YA?) - Columbus & Cincinnati



Jan 4, 2017, 9:35pm Top

LT Authors by Location







PRAdams/P R Adams (SF & Fantasy, Horror) - Denver



Jan 24, 2017, 2:32am Top


I'm an Okie from Muskogee, Oklahoma. I write Fantasy, SciFi, YA, Erotica, Non-Fiction

Feb 1, 2017, 1:20pm Top

Hi. I'm Challa I am in Jacksonville, Arkansas, USA
My first book is Children's Fictino (ages 8-14) but I am also writing Urban Novels

Edited: Feb 3, 2017, 3:08pm Top

Put me under the Australia heading please. Non-fiction writer

Mar 1, 2017, 1:04pm Top

Europe - UK fantasy writer for me.

Edited: Mar 3, 2017, 1:30pm Top

Annapolis, Maryland, USA. Science fiction, thrillers, and alternate history

Mar 7, 2017, 10:16am Top

I write metaphysical sci-fi from Long Island, New York

Mar 8, 2017, 9:23pm Top

I write non fiction in the area of Sacramento, CA. I can also reach Oakland, Berkeley and San Francisco with relative ease

Apr 21, 2017, 5:53pm Top

Good to hear from you, Ted! I spent two of the best years of my life in Annapolis (St. John's College). Going there this summer for a reunion. I'll check out your books as I too love thrillers.

Apr 22, 2017, 4:34am Top

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May 4, 2017, 5:17pm Top

I'm a recovering divorce lawyer, writer and filmmaker in Fairfield County, CT who writes books and makes films intended to lighten the burden of divorcing spouses and their children.

May 11, 2017, 11:24am Top

Hullo I'm a newbie to Librarything and I am in Budapest, Hungary - Europe. I'm a Scot by birth. I've written two novels so far. Genre - literary fiction, or contemporary romance.

May 17, 2017, 3:36pm Top

I live in central Wisconsin, USA, and am willing to do promotions in Madison and Milwaukee. I have an historical novel about Victor Hugo's daughter, and a children's mystery with a music theme.

May 24, 2017, 6:40am Top

I live in Hertfordshire, UK and have written a memoir and Christian books

May 24, 2017, 3:24pm Top

Olivia Gaines, Hephzibah, Georgia. The author of contemporary romance.

Jun 4, 2017, 1:48pm Top

Hi, I'm Pamela Schloesser Canepa from Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A. I have published Sci-fi/Fantasy and plan to publish some paranormal material as well!

Edited: Jun 11, 2017, 2:21pm Top

I'm Mariachiara Cabrini from Italy. Verona e Mantova are near me.

Edited: Jun 17, 2017, 8:39pm Top

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Jun 23, 2017, 3:24pm Top

Winnipeg (MB), Canada

I write Adult Paranormal Mystery Romance, Dark Fantasy Romance, and Thriller

Jul 30, 2017, 12:02pm Top

Milwaukee, WI

I have written two collections of non-fiction essays and I have a science fiction thriller almost ready for submission.

Aug 24, 2017, 10:48am Top

Hi, David H. Millar living in Houston, TX but originally from Ireland. I write Celtic historical fiction. Two books currently published, a third is scheduled for pre-Christmas launch and a 4th for Spring 2018.

Aug 24, 2017, 10:58am Top

My name is Clabe Polk. I live near Atlanta, Georgia, USA. I write crime action/adventure/mystery and Christian Fiction. I review (mainly) mystery/crime/action/adventure/Sci-Fi/fantasy.

Sep 20, 2017, 3:36pm Top

My name is Olivia Gaines. I live in Georgia, 2 hours east of Atlanta. I write romantic comedies with heart. I review (romantic suspense, mysteries and thrillers). I prefer not to read romances unless they are clean. I know. Go fgure.

Oct 6, 2017, 11:34am Top

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hello everyone, I have just finished my project Beyond Absolute.

It has taken a long time, and I would be very welcome to other authors feedback and idea's and possibly reviews .

If you would like a copy then fee free to get into contact with my at scottgurney95@yahoo.co.uk where I can send over a free pdf copy for you to keep!

Many Thanks!
Scott Robert Gurney.

Oct 11, 2017, 6:39pm Top

Hello! I am Michael Sahd, and I generally write in the science fiction and/or fantasy genre. I live somewhat close to Austin, TX and not too terribly far from Dallas, TX, USA.

Oct 17, 2017, 2:07pm Top

My name is J.B. Cameron. I write mostly in urban fantasy or paranormal mystery. I live in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

Oct 17, 2017, 2:47pm Top

British Columbia
M A Clarke Scott (romantic women's fiction)

Oct 20, 2017, 5:30am Top

UK - near London.
I have written five novels - two romances, two science fiction and a murder/mystery.

Nov 15, 2017, 5:22am Top

Banbury, England.

I write Christian books about my life experiences including missionary work in the Philippines and children's fiction books in the old "choose your own adventure" style teaching Christian values.

I read and review anything in the Christian genre preferably non-fiction..

Nov 30, 2017, 11:03pm Top

Greetings from down under! I'm Jon Ray, a fantasy author.
I'm an American who finds himself residing in Sydney, Australia.

Dec 1, 2017, 2:29am Top

Amanda Leanne
psychology, medical, and true crime nonfiction
horror, psychological thrillers, scifi, dystopian fiction

I live in the rural northern mountains of Alabama in the United States.

Dec 16, 2017, 5:35pm Top


Marissa Marchan, from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
I am a children's book, romance and short story fiction writer.

Thank you.

Dec 28, 2017, 12:58pm Top

Donna Brown, from Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Nonfiction, law enforcement/cop related

I'm a retired police sergeant and published my first non-fiction book in June. Hoping to get volume 2 out by the fall of 2018. Most people see a badge, behind and beyond the badge is what people need to know, the person. Overwhelmingly, police officers are good, more importantly they are good people. That's the message of my book, it's different from other "cop" books. I like to read and try to divide my time between new authors (like me) who are trying to increase their presence and get their books out there and established NYT favorites. I don't mind doing reviews for free if people will do the same. Sadly though, writing and promotion just doesn't give me the time I'd like for more reading!

Jan 29, 2018, 11:16pm Top


I'm Joe, I live in Dallas, Texas. I write on American history, specifically I've published military and political history, American Indian Studies, and Civil War and World War II history.

Feb 1, 2018, 2:45am Top


My name is Cathy Donnelly. I write under Cathy M. Donnelly. I am a Scot but now live in Melbourne, Australia. I write historical fiction with supernatural/paranormal themes - past lives, time travel.

Feb 1, 2018, 4:58pm Top


My name is Seelie Kay and I write erotic romance from the great state of Wisconsin in the USA, home of cheese, cows, brutal winters, and the Packers! I wield my wicked pen from a bucolic suburb just outside Milwaukee.

Feb 13, 2018, 12:42pm Top


James Alexander from Southern Maine. I have written two Science Fiction works as well as a Young Adult Urban Fantasy.

Edited: Mar 10, 2018, 8:18am Top

My name is Robertson Tait, living surrounded by vines, in the countryside, just outside Bordeaux, France and write mostly Romantic Comedy/ Humourous.
Draw on my international athletic background for much, and as a later in life former event rider, I draw on those hairy times for some colour.
However, I don't push my books thing, guess that's why I've so few reviews, but I'll happily discuss fitness through swimming especially for the over 50s out there.

Apr 3, 2018, 12:30am Top

Abraham David Parker in San Diego, California (USA).

Apr 16, 2018, 5:50pm Top


Joanna Merrin. I live in London, UK. I am currently writting my second psychological thriller novel.

Apr 23, 2018, 1:30pm Top


I'm Florence M. Keaton, and I live near Dallas, Texas. My main writing genre is historical fiction.

May 21, 2018, 3:02am Top

Hello everyone. I'm Angela J. Maher, from Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. I write horror, romance and paranormal.

Edited: Jun 1, 2018, 8:32pm Top

Hi, I live in bay area (San Jose), California, US. I write epic magic fantasies and also sci-fi.

Jun 5, 2018, 10:29am Top


David Wasserman here from Connecticut, USA. I write poetry and had my debut collection, Tiny Footcrunch released in April 2018 by Unsolicited Press.

Jul 27, 2018, 6:21pm Top

I'm A. Walker Scott, and I live just south of Dallas, Texas, USA. I write science fiction about alien cultures and languages.

Aug 5, 2018, 4:17am Top

Guillermo Stitch, the Campo de Gibraltar area, Cadiz province, Andalucia, southern Spain.

Aug 13, 2018, 2:23pm Top


Rita Dragonette here, hailing from Chicago, USA. My debut historical fiction novel, The Fourteenth of September, will be released on 9.18.18 by She Writes Press.

Aug 23, 2018, 12:33pm Top

Hi fellow readers. I'm E. Howard Jones and I write from North Florida. I look forward to connecting with fellow writers and readers. My new clean romance books, Faux Proposal and Faux Marriage are now available.

Aug 23, 2018, 1:33pm Top

I'm Gary W. Babb, and I recently moved from Muskogee, OK to Phoenix, AZ. I write in most all genres but mostly SciFi/Fantasy.

Sep 3, 2018, 11:13am Top

Local cities to me are Huntsville, Alabama; Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta, Georgia.
I write historical fiction/romance and supernatural romance.

Sep 25, 2018, 12:52pm Top

D. Morrissey, Little Rock, Arkansas / Genres include SciFi Romance (Alien Abductions), Murder, Mystery, MC Romance

Oct 3, 2018, 11:24pm Top

Raymond Finkle of Connecticut, USA. My first book, The Mendelian Protocol, is a thriller set in the Bahamas. It's about 75% detective novel and 25% Sci-Fi. I'm looking to get reviews and plan on doing member giveaways.

Oct 7, 2018, 8:06am Top

Anne Renwick near Baltimore, Maryland, USA. I write Steampunk Romance.

Oct 19, 2018, 1:28pm Top

C.D. Gill, Atlanta, Georgia USA

Nov 21, 2018, 10:04am Top

Victoria Danes. Drums, Pennsylvania. USA. Paranormal and Historical Romance.

Nov 26, 2018, 1:37pm Top

Patty Perrin. Jupiter, Florida, near West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. I write teen/YA scifi/adventure.

Nov 29, 2018, 11:50am Top

Kane McLoughlin. Deerfield, Illinois. USA. YA, Fantasy, Original Fairy Tales.

Dec 4, 2018, 2:17am Top

Rita Lee Chapman from the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. I write mystery books and have also published a horse book.

Dec 23, 2018, 5:44pm Top

William Meikle, Bonavista, Newfoundland,Canada

I write horror, fantasy and sci-fi

Jan 15, 7:52pm Top

Hey everyone,
I'm K.D. McQuain, an author from SW Virginia by way of New York. I write Urban Fantasy, New Adult, Middle Grade, Horror, and Erotica.

Jan 26, 11:29am Top

I am a Canadian audiologist, teacher, and children's picture book author currently living and working in Yaounde, Cameroon. I have six children's picture books currently published with a seventh set to come out soon. I love connecting with other authors and sharing my stories.

Jan 29, 4:09am Top

Hello! My name is Christina. I am an aspiring writer and would like to hear your opinion. I write about child development and sport.

Jan 30, 8:54pm Top

>64 filocof33::
This thread is about where we all are in real space, Christina. You're supposed to tell us what major city is local enough to you that you could arrange to meet people there.

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