TBB’s, TBR’s, and Glomming: Celebrate Romance! 1999

Old Friends Meet for the First Time at Gathering for Readers and Authors

For readers of romance novels, the Internet is a dangerous place. Hazards range from author sites filled with tantalizing previews of upcoming novels, Amazon.com with its seductive “one-click” feature, and, most perilous of all, the discussion lists where tips for great reads are exchanged at lightning speed.

Registration for Celebrate Romance! must be received by April 30, 1999. For forms and details, visit the Celebrate Romance! website

Not only do the lists introduce readers to a whole new vocabulary (TBB, TBR, and other delightful acronyms) but they also bring together like-minded individuals from around the globe. Discussions are fast and furious, and it doesn’t take long before the others on the lists feel like old friends. Because good friends are naturally inclined to meet in person, it was logical progression for Celebrate Romance! to be conceived.

Celebrate Romance! is a gathering of on-line romance readers and authors, and the second annual celebration will be held from May 21 to May 23, 1999 in Philadelphia, PA. Those attending the conference will have an opportunity to sit down with favorite authors (many of whom they have already “met” on-line) and attend sessions relating to their hobby. Unlike other conferences, Celebrate Romance! is designed for readers – not writers. Continue reading