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 — READ BEFORE POSTING2 unread / 2LShelby, March 24
Pinned — Author Introductions 202176 unread / 76WilliamMelden, Thursday 10:40am
Pinned — Hobnob Author Index 20217 unread / 7LShelby, March 12
What research have you been doing?10 unread / 10WilliamMelden, Thursday 3:48pm
Showing versus Telling13 unread / 13WilliamMelden, Thursday 3:15pm
Characters with Cosmic Powers24 unread / 24paradoxosalpha, Thursday 10:29am
I will review your books16 unread / 16LeonStevens, Thursday 9:12am
Serialization Pros and Cons9 unread / 9reading_fox, Thursday 8:55am
Authors, what are you working on? (Part II)12 unread / 12paradoxosalpha, Wednesday 10:38pm
Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Promotion139 unread / 139LeonStevens, Tuesday 9:45am
What is an Author Website good for?43 unread / 43WendyGamble, Monday 5:51am
When is a love story NOT a romance?35 unread / 35LShelby, Saturday 9:40am
What's the best way to get into Character?7 unread / 7LShelby, May 5
how close can you get to a copyrighted character/idea? (not fanfiction)12 unread / 12LShelby, May 5
How much free will do you allow your characters?41 unread / 41LShelby, May 2
Why do we get so many fantasy authors?4 unread / 4LShelby, May 2
Graphic Novels3 unread / 3LShelby, April 30
Author Promotions! Your Announcements Go Here!110 unread / 110John5918, April 26
Authors, what are you working on?153 unread / 153LeonStevens, April 22
Does the Reader need to know the Character's motivations?9 unread / 9LShelby, April 21
Authors interviewing Readers11 unread / 11LeonStevens, April 19
Can anyone help me?6 unread / 6LShelby, April 18
Free Stories by Hobnob Authors34 unread / 34LShelby, April 13
Cross-promotions12 unread / 12LeonStevens, April 12
Do we need more optimistic science fiction?12 unread / 12LShelby, April 11
Speaking About Structure25 unread / 25LShelby, April 8
Over by the Buffet27 unread / 27LShelby, April 4
Do we need a thread for Reviewers Seeking Books?5 unread / 5LShelby, March 29
Are Futurist Writers Always Wrong?12 unread / 12LShelby, March 26
Author Introduction 2020177 unread / 177LShelby, March 25
Reader Introduction Thread73 unread / 73LShelby, March 24
Visited any interesting settings recently?1 unread / 1LShelby, March 19
What makes a cover good?19 unread / 19LShelby, March 17
A "Novel" musical Challenge4 unread / 4LShelby, March 17
Non-fiction Book Promotion90 unread / 90NatalyaAndrosova, March 16
I have been given new powers.4 unread / 4LShelby, March 14
Romance Book Promotion72 unread / 72CathEChapman, March 7
New Puget Sound, WA area Author1 unread / 1TheQuickFlickCritic, February 9
New St.Louis, Missouri Author1 unread / 1Amanda36, February 5
How to Promote Your Book on LibraryThing14 unread / 14Amanda36, February 5
New Books and Book Reviews4 unread / 4Amanda36, February 5
Marketing for self-publishers24 unread / 24Amanda36, February 5
Fiction Book Promotion86 unread / 86Amanda36, February 5
Spiral, a mystery thriller set in South Australia1 unread / 1KhaledTalib, December 2020
Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Book Promotion97 unread / 97chrisstevenson, November 2020
Young Adult and Children's Book Promotion67 unread / 67chrisstevenson, November 2020
online ebook festvals3 unread / 3george-calleja1, October 2020
Introduction1 unread / 1NJM28, October 2020
D. B. Borton1 unread / 1dbborton, October 2020
The King's Tower - Available tomorrow!2 unread / 2TonyBrunal, September 2020
Book Trailers!40 unread / 40TonyBrunal, September 2020
My first book on fiction .' God is Great' Science Spirituality Love.1 unread / 1JoishUpendrakumar, September 2020
How to create your book using Adobe In Design2 unread / 2AR_Kingston, September 2020
If you are interested in the mysteries of the Earth and our origins, then you are at the right place2 unread / 2DouglasMoonstone, September 2020
Beth Ruffin1 unread / 1BethRuffin, August 2020
Wonderball Apocalypse by Dr. A. R. Davis1 unread / 1drardavis, August 2020
The Covid-19 Conundrum E-book1 unread / 1leslieyeo, August 2020
Giveaways!98 unread / 98Wizardmon, July 2020
New on Library Thing Author3 unread / 3TonyBrunal, July 2020
Author Introduction4 unread / 4TonyBrunal, July 2020
Mark Robijn, Author1 unread / 1MarkRobijn, June 2020
Johnny Apocalypse and the Nuclear Wasteland1 unread / 1MarkRobijn, June 2020
George Calleja (Christian Author)1 unread / 1george-calleja1, June 2020
Hello1 unread / 1CPDeMaris, June 2020
Who are the Authors that Inspire You?4 unread / 4LShelby, June 2020
Hobnob Author Index 20208 unread / 8LShelby, June 2020
Art & Music & Writing33 unread / 33LShelby, May 2020
What research do books need?17 unread / 17LShelby, May 2020
Short vs. Long30 unread / 30LeonStevens, May 2020
Hobnob Bingo14 unread / 14LShelby, May 2020
How do you build plots?8 unread / 8LShelby, April 2020
I need some advice about names5 unread / 5LShelby, April 2020
My Life with Cancer1 unread / 1Melzinger, April 2020
A big Hello to LibraryThing Community from Ella Cooper6 unread / 6Ella_Cooper_Author, April 2020
New release: Transformational Travel Adventure / Personal Growth1 unread / 1JoannaWalden, April 2020
Read any interesting blogs lately?1 unread / 1LShelby, April 2020
It sounds like a bad idea to me2 unread / 2MHThaung, April 2020
Free copies of Short Story 'The Thirst'1 unread / 1DanielNewwyn, April 2020
ARC copies for new contemporary romance - The Colour of Your Voice1 unread / 1DanielNewwyn, April 2020
Is Genre just a matter of Stage Dressing?9 unread / 9Settings, April 2020
Free Stories by Hobnob Authors 201722 unread / 22LShelby, April 2020
List of Books by Hobnob Authors (2020 Edition)11 unread / 11LShelby, April 2020
Your one 'free trick'?8 unread / 8WKBirdsong, April 2020
Screenplay versus Book11 unread / 11LShelby, March 2020
Where are there writers chatting about writing?17 unread / 17jeffschanz, March 2020
Science or Magic - how important are rules to you?15 unread / 15LShelby, March 2020
Author Introductions 201999 unread / 99LShelby, February 2020
Authors, what didn't you write?5 unread / 5jeffschanz, February 2020
Looking for advice on publishing10 unread / 10krazy4katz, February 2020
What's Your Writing Style?1 unread / 1LShelby, February 2020
Proofreader1 unread / 1Sara2012, February 2020
LT Author Locality Index 201938 unread / 38jeffschanz, January 2020
New Book!1 unread / 1MartinaNewberry, January 2020
New Indie Author from the Midwest.1 unread / 1RolandSatoPage, December 2019
Self-help fiction - A Journey in search of Happiness1 unread / 1Ramya.RM, November 2019
Holiday Book Sale1 unread / 1KhaledTalib, November 2019
"Burn: Horror Stories" is dread-inducing, mind-twisting, existential horror1 unread / 1JamesGBoswell, November 2019
List of Books by Hobnob Authors (2017 edition)14 unread / 14DonnaPerpetua, November 2019
"Why Can't You See Them?"1 unread / 1JamesGBoswell, November 2019
An apology7 unread / 7LShelby, September 2019
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