- The chat will begin at 9pm EST (8pm CST) on July 8th. If you’ve already had a chance to read TWICE BITTEN, please do NOT identify TWICE BITTEN spoilers.
- To access the chat: go to http://chat.literaryescapism.com/, where you will be asked to log in. When you join, make sure you say “Hi!” so we know you’re here.
- To ask Chloe a question, send a private message (PM) to the moderator, Jackie, by clicking on my name in the participant list (it should be the top one), indicating that you have a question – you will then be added to the queue. I will then let you know when it’s your turn to ask a question.
That’s pretty much it. Hopefully this won’t become too complicated. When we were first testing the room out, it seemed to work alright, but there were a couple of instances where people had trouble getting the page to come up after logging in. If you end up with a blank gray screen after login, try restarting your browser and clearing out your cache or any cookies. If you’re unsure how to do that, restart your computer. That will definitely do it. For anything else, send me an email at jackie AT literaryescapism DOT com and I’ll try to help figure out what is wrong. One caveat though, it is very hard to troubleshoot an issue without actually seeing it, so I can’t guarantee I’ll be able to help fix the problem. I do suggest that everyone tries to get into the chat room at least once before Thursday night if you don’t want to miss out on anything. I’ll be lurking in the room today and tomorrow if anyone does want to test the waters.
Chloe is being extremely awesome in being the first author to try this feature and the chat room at Literary Escapism. This will be a new experience for LE, so I hope everyone will bear with us if there are any glitches. If this is successful (which I fully expect it to be), you can expect more live author chats to appear in the future. In fact, I already have my second victim lined up.
For anyone who can’t make it on Thursday, I will be attempting to post a transcript of the event this weekend. Hopefully my logging will be working. *grin*
Chloe has a fabulous contest going on for a 8gb Red Apple iPod Nano laser-engraved with their name and everyone’s favorite Chicago vampire House. She’ll be announcing the winner during the live chat. There’s still plenty of time to enter as the deadline is 8:00 p.m. CST (9pm EST) on Thursday, July 8th. You can even enter once a day until Thursday, which means you have 3 different changes to enter as of today.