Hobnob with Authors

This is a group for readers and authors to connect.

The Hobnob with Authors group was created as a safe zone where authors could talk about their own works freely without being accused of transgressing LibraryThing's no promotions rule.

Besides letting authors talk about their works, we also allow promotional posts, but ONLY if they are posted to the appropriate subject threads. For a list of the current promotional threads, please see the READ BEFORE POSTING post.

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Pinned — Author Introductions 2023109 unread / 109PaulLev, April 23
Pinned — READ BEFORE POSTING5 unread / 5Cecrow, May 2023
New Book Release / The 5 Moons of Tiiana1 unread / 1RezCantor, Yesterday 2:29pm
M new book- Missing Monarchy1 unread / 1JebSmith, Friday 3:47pm
Why Do You Write Books?32 unread / 32DeclanM, Wednesday 2:51pm
Author Introduction3 unread / 3Authjgab, Wednesday 11:58am
Authors, what are you working on? (Part II)55 unread / 55Authjgab, Sunday 3:13pm
Brand new authors seeking reviewers3 unread / 3DeclanM, May 4
Natural History Author Introduction5 unread / 5DeclanM, April 28
Author Interviews6 unread / 6DeclanM, April 27
Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Promotion II19 unread / 19randycorn, April 20
Non-fiction Book Promotion97 unread / 97LitaMarson, April 16
Young Adult and Children's Book Promotion74 unread / 74LitaMarson, April 16
Romance Book Promotion81 unread / 81LitaMarson, April 15
Indie authors, what aspect of self-publishing were you totally unprepared for? The more niche the better.14 unread / 14LitaMarson, April 15
Author Promotions! Your Announcements Go Here!157 unread / 157mysterymax, April 14
Fiction Book Promotion111 unread / 111mmarty164, April 9
Middle-earth Lore Tolkien's Legends Revealed1 unread / 1JebSmith, March 27
Book Trailers!41 unread / 41paradoxosalpha, March 7
launching for International Women's Day2 unread / 2lilithcat, March 2
It's Always 9/111 unread / 1Shepherdessbooks, February 23
Advice for a New Author?1 unread / 1theunravelling, January 13
The Witch In The Window DC Green3 unread / 3lilithcat, January 7
I will review your books38 unread / 38Marissa_Doyle, January 6
Authors, what are you working on?200 unread / 200stefilyn, January 6
Authors, what are you working on?154 unread / 154stefilyn, January 6
Author Promotions! Your Announcements Go Here!224 unread / 224stefilyn, January 6
My First Book2 unread / 2Sam_8.Mar-49, January 2
Echoes of Resistance Whispers of Assimilation2 unread / 2michailfountoulakis, December 2023
Latest crime thriller getting traction1 unread / 1cowardbooklover, November 2023
Atticus2 unread / 2kitsune_reader, November 2023
Giveaway on Black Friday 24.111 unread / 1Ernesto123, November 2023
New book release1 unread / 1Sir2Den, November 2023
Reader Introduction Thread75 unread / 75stuartperegrine, November 2023
Giveaways!106 unread / 106gwernin, October 2023
Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Book Promotion112 unread / 112JLCrellin, October 2023
Hobnob Author Index 202212 unread / 12MichaelACimino, September 2023
Do you read reviews?28 unread / 28PossMan, September 2023
How much free will do you allow your characters?73 unread / 73mysterymax, September 2023
Process Improvement Book Review2 unread / 2Nik13, September 2023
The book the elephant on the train1 unread / 1Nik13, September 2023
New book the last ride A thrilling night1 unread / 1Nik13, September 2023
Inventing Language49 unread / 49MythButton, August 2023
Anyone Here have a Blog?15 unread / 15bjsikes, August 2023
Marketing a book for self-published authors3 unread / 3paradoxosalpha, July 2023
What tropes are you really tired of seeing?23 unread / 23Shakeema, June 2023
My New Tolkien Book! The Road Goes Ever On and On1 unread / 1Jeb.Smith, May 2023
Alternate History Points of Departure14 unread / 14SteveRhinelander, May 2023
What would a Post-Scarcity economy look like?17 unread / 17paradoxosalpha, May 2023
My First Book, Free on Amazon1 unread / 1KeatonRamey, May 2023
What goes into your iceburg?2 unread / 2thorold, April 2023
Discover "Azhar ul Haque Sario's" Books on Amazon and Other Platforms!1 unread / 1azharsario, April 2023
Malicious one star reviews12 unread / 12paradoxosalpha, April 2023
Are Adverbs Evil?16 unread / 16LShelby, April 2023
Editing21 unread / 21LShelby, April 2023
Opinions on Bookroar?3 unread / 3ThomasNorford, April 2023
Views on using Kindle Direct Publishing Select.6 unread / 6MHThaung, March 2023
Comparing Books to Books26 unread / 26LShelby, March 2023
Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Promotion161 unread / 161LShelby, March 2023
Marketing for self-publishers40 unread / 40LShelby, March 2023
Word's new Editor7 unread / 7LShelby, March 2023
Favorite Antagonists3 unread / 3LShelby, March 2023
What's the best way to get into Character?15 unread / 15LShelby, March 2023
Books that Touch Your Soul3 unread / 3LShelby, March 2023
Easter eggs.5 unread / 5TBird58, March 2023
Do we need more optimistic science fiction?23 unread / 23TBird58, March 2023
Art & Music & Writing51 unread / 51LShelby, March 2023
New LT Author badge7 unread / 7MythButton, February 2023
Reviewing your own book on LT21 unread / 21MythButton, February 2023
A "Novel" musical Challenge17 unread / 17MythButton, February 2023
Your Ideal Writing/Reading Spot17 unread / 17LShelby, February 2023
Should Authors be Characters?21 unread / 21Cecrow, February 2023
Discussion Topics for Non-Fiction Authors?3 unread / 3LShelby, February 2023
Free Stories by Hobnob Authors43 unread / 43ShiraDest, February 2023
So, I need a new world...11 unread / 11LShelby, February 2023
ISBN to get an ARC? or wait?6 unread / 6LShelby, February 2023
Author Introductions 202234 unread / 34LShelby, February 2023
Mastering in C1 unread / 1ShivankShekhar, January 2023
TOO YOUNG TO VOTE BUT OLD ENOUGH TO KILL1 unread / 1ryschka, January 2023
Red Winter Journey1 unread / 1paulRB, January 2023
The meaning of it1 unread / 1markBla, October 2022
Science, divulgation, Chemistry, short stories,1 unread / 1yaviancha, October 2022
Finding Other Books Like Yours for Giveaways3 unread / 3paradoxosalpha, August 2022
Hello from a debut author, Journey To The Heartland1 unread / 1xiaolonghca, August 2022
Fairness: The Blaming and Defending of White America8 unread / 8paradoxosalpha, August 2022
Immersive and/or Memorable1 unread / 1reading_fox, August 2022
New on Library Thing Author5 unread / 5Sam_8.Mar-49, July 2022
Reviewers Seeking Books11 unread / 11Sam_8.Mar-49, July 2022
World War II1 unread / 1Historybuff8, May 2022
Free Fantasy Book1 unread / 1Peeples, April 2022
Hobnob with Authors appears to be Dead.9 unread / 9LShelby, March 2022
Hi Everyone1 unread / 1mato123, March 2022
Can "Contemporary Fantasy" also be "Epic Fantasy"?15 unread / 15NickDuberley, March 2022
Do we need a thread for Reviewers Seeking Books?15 unread / 15lilithcat, March 2022
Author Introductions 2021143 unread / 143Dreamer2022, March 2022
Mental Health Tropes in Writing18 unread / 18Ardys_Richards, January 2022
FREE eBook: Available in any format of your choice.1 unread / 1Miller_library, December 2021
Looking For Debut Novels, Urban Fantasy, Pub. in '211 unread / 1Mark_Harbinger, December 2021
Should we be using fewer monarchies in our writing?9 unread / 9LShelby, December 2021
Playing with character names7 unread / 7LShelby, December 2021
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