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LT Author Locality Index 2019

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Edited: Jan 27, 2:06pm Top

This is the 2019 version of the LT Author Locality Index.

There are two previous LT Author Locality Index threads, here and here, now superseded by this one.

The idea to have an index of where other authors are, so that we maybe have a chance of finding authors that are local to us. Not so much for the readers, although they 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 I've 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, I live in the village (it's not even a town!) of Jamestown, OH. But my entry, (shown below) lists Columbus and Cincinnati (Jamestown is right smack in the middle between them) as my "local" cities.

Please don't forget to include your Country (and State as appropriate). LibraryThing is an international community.

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.

There is also a Google Map of the Locations
(But it was made by someone else and I haven't had time to look at it yet, so it may take a while to be updated.)

Edited: Feb 12, 1:30pm Top

LT Authors by Location

Shoebears/Dawn Doig (children's picture books) - Yaounde


rchapman/Rita Lee Chapman (mysteries/horse stories) - Sunshine Coast




BettyBolte/Betty Bolté (historical fiction/romance and supernatural romance) - Huntsville

GaryBabb/Gary W. Babb (all genres but mostly SciFi/Fantasy) - Phoenix

BettyBolte/Betty Bolté (historical fiction/romance and supernatural romance) - Atlanta

RitaDragonette/Rita Dragonette (Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Women in War, Coming of Conscience) - Chicago

New York
K.D._McQuain/K.D. McQuain (Urban Fantasy, New Adult, Middle Grade, Horror, and Erotica) - New York

LShelby/L. Shelby (Fantasy & Science Fiction, Romance?, YA?) - Columbus & Cincinnati
MelinaDruga/Melina Druga (Nonfiction, historical fiction) - Cleveland metro area

victoriadanes/Victoria Danes (Paranormal and Historical Romance) - Drums

BettyBolte/Betty Bolté (historical fiction/romance and supernatural romance) - Nashville

K.D._McQuain/K.D. McQuain (Urban Fantasy, New Adult, Middle Grade, Horror, and Erotica) - 'SW Virginia'


Feb 11, 2:05pm Top

Ohio -- Cleveland metro area

Genres: Nonfiction, historical fiction

Edited: Feb 11, 7:38pm Top


Illinois - Chicago (Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction, Women in War, Coming of Conscience)

Feb 12, 1:36pm Top

>3 MelinaDruga: >4 RitaDragonette:
Got you both added. :)

Once again, Melina, there seems to be a problem with your author touchstone. When you post again to the introduction thread reminding me to check on it, it would be great if you could also remind me about your entry here.

So sorry about the technical difficulties!

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