#readRchat: Frequently Asked Questions


Have you seen the #readrchat hashtag on Twitter and wondered what it was about. Or you might have never heard of it but now you are curious? Here is a short FAQ to give you a general idea what it is about.

1. What is #readrchat?
#readRchat is a monthly romance readers chat that takes place on Twitter. It includes 10 questions a topic that we choose and announce beforehand. We ask the questions within one hour but the chat usually goes for 1.5-2 hours.

2.Who runs it?
It was started by Ava Kingswell and me (Ellie Reads) in January 2017. During the summer Ana Coqui joined us. Today Ava is no longer part of the team and we run the chat with the support of a couple of more reader friends - Mary Lynne, Kini and Jen

3. When is it happening?
The chat takes place every first Saturday of the month at 10pm CET /4pm EST.

4. Can I participate on my on time (since the time of the chat is not convenient for me)? 
Yes, you can answer the questions any time that is convenient for you.

5. What topics have been covered so far?


  • Introducing #readRchat: Share Your Passions
  • Romance Tropes and Subgenres
  • Series and Standalones
  • Choices, choices: How do you pick what to read next?
  • Best reads of 2017 so far - special mid-year chat
  • Let's Talk All Things Erotic in Romance
  • Summer Reading
  • Adventures in Romance
  • The Reader/Author Interaction: Dos & Don'ts
  • People of Color and Romance
  • Book Resolutions and Reading Plans for 2018
  • Reading Slumps and Comfort Reads

6. Where can I see the upcoming topics?
I will be posting them every couple of months here on my blog. The next chat will be on Nov 4th and we will be talking about People of Color and Romance. 

We want to the #readrchat to be a fun and pleasant experience for everyone and we are always open to suggestions how to do that. We are actively seeking new topics that romance readers feel passionate about and want to discuss with each other. Feel free to reach out to us on Twitter or you can leave a comment on this post if you prefer.

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