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 — Hobnob Author Index 20228 unread / 8LeonStevens, April 21
Pinned — Author Introductions 202213 unread / 13Maureen_Morrissey, Tuesday 11:38am
Pinned — READ BEFORE POSTING3 unread / 3Mark_Harbinger, October 2021
Author Interviews1 unread / 1subguy, Saturday 6:05pm
Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Promotion151 unread / 151MHThaung, Thursday 8:06am
Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Book Promotion107 unread / 107subguy, May 3
Fiction Book Promotion99 unread / 99Tom_J_Menzel, April 29
I will review your books25 unread / 25LeonStevens, April 28
Free Fantasy Book1 unread / 1Peeples, April 16
Easter eggs.4 unread / 4LeonStevens, April 15
Should Authors be Characters?13 unread / 13LShelby, April 5
Reviewers Seeking Books10 unread / 10subguy, March 31
Hobnob with Authors appears to be Dead.9 unread / 9LShelby, March 30
Hi Everyone1 unread / 1mato123, March 30
Can "Contemporary Fantasy" also be "Epic Fantasy"?15 unread / 15NickDuberley, March 17
Do we need a thread for Reviewers Seeking Books?15 unread / 15lilithcat, March 16
Author Introductions 2021143 unread / 143Dreamer2022, March 16
Mental Health Tropes in Writing18 unread / 18Ardys_Richards, January 27
Young Adult and Children's Book Promotion68 unread / 68dianeasther, December 2021
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
Art & Music & Writing37 unread / 37LeonStevens, December 2021
Authors, what are you working on? (Part II)24 unread / 24paradoxosalpha, December 2021
Novellas, pricing and value11 unread / 11LShelby, December 2021
I have been given new powers.11 unread / 11LShelby, December 2021
What research have you been doing?26 unread / 26LShelby, December 2021
Marketing for self-publishers34 unread / 34LShelby, November 2021
What is an Author Website good for?63 unread / 63LShelby, November 2021
Cross-promotions29 unread / 29LShelby, November 2021
New Puget Sound, WA area Author4 unread / 4Mark_Harbinger, November 2021
Your Opinions matter2 unread / 2HelenGress, November 2021
New on Library Thing Author4 unread / 4jqs1029, November 2021
What is in a Title?7 unread / 7LShelby, November 2021
Why do we like the books we like?14 unread / 14LShelby, November 2021
Author Promotions! Your Announcements Go Here!121 unread / 121mstrust, November 2021
Reviewers Wanted for Romance and Thrillers1 unread / 1dmbarr, September 2021
Non-fiction Book Promotion93 unread / 93Kimberly_Bell, September 2021
Free Stories by Hobnob Authors36 unread / 36LShelby, June 2021
Graphic Novels5 unread / 5LShelby, June 2021
Reviewing your own book on LT8 unread / 8LShelby, June 2021
Showing versus Telling14 unread / 14LShelby, June 2021
Romance Book Promotion74 unread / 74ManikBal, June 2021
New LT Author badge2 unread / 2WendyGamble, June 2021
Characters with Cosmic Powers25 unread / 25LShelby, May 2021
Serialization Pros and Cons10 unread / 10LShelby, May 2021
When is a love story NOT a romance?35 unread / 35LShelby, May 2021
What's the best way to get into Character?7 unread / 7LShelby, May 2021
how close can you get to a copyrighted character/idea? (not fanfiction)12 unread / 12LShelby, May 2021
How much free will do you allow your characters?41 unread / 41LShelby, May 2021
Why do we get so many fantasy authors?4 unread / 4LShelby, May 2021
Authors, what are you working on?153 unread / 153LeonStevens, April 2021
Does the Reader need to know the Character's motivations?9 unread / 9LShelby, April 2021
Authors interviewing Readers11 unread / 11LeonStevens, April 2021
Can anyone help me?6 unread / 6LShelby, April 2021
Do we need more optimistic science fiction?12 unread / 12LShelby, April 2021
Speaking About Structure25 unread / 25LShelby, April 2021
Over by the Buffet27 unread / 27LShelby, April 2021
Are Futurist Writers Always Wrong?12 unread / 12LShelby, March 2021
Author Introduction 2020177 unread / 177LShelby, March 2021
Reader Introduction Thread73 unread / 73LShelby, March 2021
Visited any interesting settings recently?1 unread / 1LShelby, March 2021
What makes a cover good?19 unread / 19LShelby, March 2021
A "Novel" musical Challenge4 unread / 4LShelby, March 2021
Hobnob Author Index 20217 unread / 7LShelby, March 2021
New St.Louis, Missouri Author1 unread / 1Amanda36, February 2021
How to Promote Your Book on LibraryThing14 unread / 14Amanda36, February 2021
New Books and Book Reviews4 unread / 4Amanda36, February 2021
Spiral, a mystery thriller set in South Australia1 unread / 1KhaledTalib, December 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
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
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
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