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Episode 255 – Turn Back the Clock: A Discussion on Historicals

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonThe guys remind everyone that the August installment of the Big Gay Fiction Book Club, featuring HJ Welch’s Troubled Waters, debuts this week.

Back in April, Jeff moderated a panel at Interlude Press’s Tiny Book Festival. In this episode, we’re presenting that discussion, which focused on historical novels from many time periods. The panel features Alysia Constantine, Suzey Ingold, Carrie Pack, Amy Stilgenbauer and Laura Stone. The group not only discusses the books they’ve written but also what they did to research the time period and accurately represent it, why they’re inspired to write historicals and they’ve got book recommendations too.

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Episode 254 – Fairytales and Small Towns with Helen Juliet / HJ Welch

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff talks about the short stories and novellas he’s serializing in his newsletter. He also reviews Hairpin Curves by Elia Winters.

Helen Juliet, who also writes as HJ Welch, discusses what stories readers will find with her two pen names. We learn about her current project, a retelling of Rapunzel, as well as her work in the Rosavia Royals series and the Pine Cove series (which includes the Big Gay Fiction Book Club selection for August, Troubled Waters). She also shares the story of how she came to write m/m romance, thanks to support from some other authors in the genre.

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Episode 253 – A Trip to “Joker’s Sin” with Davidson King

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff and Will reveal the Big Gay Fiction Book Club selection for August: Troubled Waters by HJ Welch. They also talk about the documentaries We Are Freestyle Love Supreme and Howard.

Jeff shares a listener recommendation before Will reviews Boyfriend with Benefits by Allison Temple. Jeff reviews two books by Jim Provenzano: Everytime I Think of You and Message of Love.

Davidson King sits down with Jeff to talk about her Haven Hart universe, which includes her latest book To Die For that is part of the spin-off Joker’s Sin series. Davidson also discusses Sticky Fingers, what got her to take the leap to writing her own book and the Diverse Reader review site. Plus she talks about some books she’s been enjoying this summer.

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Episode 252 – Listener Favorite: Joel Leslie

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff and Will talk about the super fun High School Musical: The Musical: The Series on Disney+. Jeff has more book recommendations from listeners and also gives his review of Alexis Hall’s Boyfriend Material. Will reviews Honeymoon for One by Keira Andrews.

For this first listener favorite episode, we feature Joel Leslie’s appearances on the podcast. He talks about working with Haley Walsh on the Skyler Foxe Mysteries and with Marshall Thornton on Femme. Joel also talks about what it means to him voicing so many LGBTQ+ characters across more than 200 books.

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Big Gay Fiction Book Club July 2020: “Mr. Frosty Pants” by Leta Blake

Jeff & Will celebrate Christmas in July with this episode of the Big Gay Fiction Book Club with a discussion the second chance romance Mr. Frosty Pants by Leta Blake.

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Episode 251 – A Trip to Summer Camp with L.C. Rosen

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff and Will remind everyone that, as the show heads toward its fifth anniversary, they’d like to hear from listeners who their favorite guests have been.

Jeff talks about the Netflix film The Old Guard and then shares a book recommendation from a listener. Will’s “Christmas in July” reading concludes with Three Dates of Christmas by KC Burn, Temporary Santa by Dev Bentham and An Everyday Hero by E.J. Russell.

Jeff reviews Camp by L.C. Rosen and then discusses the book with the author. Lev talks about why he wrote the rom-com style story of Randy and Hudson and what he hopes readers take away from the story. Lev also shares a little bit of info on the forthcoming movie adaptation, what got him into writing and why queer YA stories are so important.

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