That would be the Danamaniacs, best described as non-fan fans. By which I mean they aren’t so boring that they only read me. (And Sandy named them, so don’t start with me over the name.)
There are five managers, Sandy, Carolyn, CathyR, CathyO and Kymm. Here’s a photo of the first four, the poster version because I can’t find the original photo
and here’s a photo of the fifth, Kymm
who has the added distinction of back in the day winning the contest to name the Roadhouse Report (my newsletter, to which you should subscribe immediately).
They have a page on Facebook, where they talk about all kinds of stuff, but mostly about books they love. Like this post on March 26th by ‘maniac Sandy (not the manager)
There are now over 200 comments, like this one from Marnie
Och, I’m in Aberdeen, Scotland with DS Logan McRae.
and this one from Tracy
Hey, turn around, Sandy, I’m right there with you!
and this one from Marcia
I’m in 1773 North Carolina with the Fraser family!
and this one from John
Leaving Saren for the Roof of the World, travelling with Corram Smithison and Liam Ironarm.
and this one from Janice
Err – 18th century England at Mansfield Park
and this one from Arlene
Cuba in the 1940’s, having just arrived from Bimini, Bahamas in the ’30s; will soon be out at sea. Anyone know what the book is?
Uh, no. And this one from me
In Bahrain with Tom Cutter.
Anyone know what that book is?
I was a reader long before I was a writer, and this, folks, is just the best part of my writing life.
There were also more than a few like this one from Evelyn
Somewhere on the Silk Road in the 12th century.
and thank you for that!
As audio download:
The Silk and Song slideshow is here, and I’m going through it a slide or two at a time, with commentary, most Tuesdays here.