Big Gay Fiction Podcast – Episode 57 – NaNoWriMo, Alicia Nordwell, Book Reviews, New Top 5 Segment & More
Jeff & Will open with a NaNoWriMo update and how the first few days of the month have gone for their co-writing project. In addition, Jeff has news on the release date for Love’s Opening Night (December 28) and that Somewhere on Mackinac has gone into the editing phase. In addition, the novella Rivals has gone into produciton as an audio book for a December release.
Will unveils a new Top 5 segment. This week he looks at the top five best selling gay fiction titles in the Amazon U.S. store as of November 6.
Alicia Nordwell stops by to discuss her installment in Dreamspinner’s States of Love series called On Fire.
Will reviews three books: A Matchless Man by Ariel Tachna, The Senator’s Secret by K.C. Wells and Tight End by Devon McCormack. Jeff talks about two books: Romancing the Beat: Story Structure for Romance Novels and Don’t Stop Believing by Gwen Hayes.
The Fox TV presentation of The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do The Time Warp Again is also reviewed.
Jeff and Will open the show open by wishing their listeners a happy and safe Halloween.
NaNoWriMo kicks off on November 1 and the guys talk about some of the planning they’ve been doing and wish luck to everyone doing NaNo this year.
To celebrate BGFP‘s first anniversary some stats are shared about the show, including the number of guests they’ve had on and what regions of the world listen most. In addition, Jeff & will look back on their favorite moments from the year and read some thoughts from listeners as well.
GRL is recapped as the guys discuss this year’s retreat, including what they enjoyed during the weekend. Three of GRL’s organizers–Ethan Day, Carol Lynne and Reese Dante–are also interviewed to talk about the past, present and future for the gathering.
The show’s upcoming anniversary is next week and Jeff and Will would love to hear from listeners about what they’ve enjoyed and what they’d like to hear in the coming year. Listeners are encourage to leave comments either in the shownotes or as a review on their favorite podcast outlet.
With the fall TV season in full swing, Jeff & Will review what they’ve been watching, including Stranger Things, This is Us, Speechless, The Good Place, the superheroes on the CW and more.
Will reviews Stranded with Desire by Vivien Dean and Rick R. Reed and Jeff’s reviews TJ Klune’s Murmuration.
TJ stops by to discuss Murmuration along with what it’s like being a full time author, books that might be becoming a movie and a play, and what’s coming up for him in 2017. After the interview, Jeff & Will talk further about NaNoWriMo.
This special (video only) bonus episode complies the quick interviews Jeff & Will did during GRL 2016 in Kansas City. Authors include: Lex Chase (twice, showing off the cosplayer she had with her), Carrie Pack, Caraway Carter, K.C. Wells, B.G. Thomas, Lynn Lorenz, Devon McCormack, Jake C. Wallace, Z.A. Maxfield, Michael Jensen, J.R. Barten, Brandon Witt, narrator Joel Leslie, Wade Kelly, Atom Yang, Devon Rhodes and T.A. Chase.
You can watch the complete video below, or on YouTube.
A regular episode of Jeff & Will’s Big Gay Fiction Podcast (#55, featuring T.J. Klune) debuts on Monday, October 24 as usual and our GRL recap episode will follow on Monday, October 31.
Big Gay Fiction Podcast – Episode 54 – GRL Preview with Joyfully Jay! GRL Blog Tour With Ethan Day! More!
It’s GRL week!
The guys take a moment to say hello to any new listeners who may be sampling the show after Jeff & Will’s interview with Joanna Penn appeared on The Creative Penn podcast, which was later given a shoutout on the Sell More Books Show.
BGFP Coloring Pages make their debut this week. Listeners who are already on the email list received theirs on Monday. Anyone can get coloring pages by subscribing to the BGFP monthly newsletter (the sign up box is at the top right corner of this page).
Spirit Day is Thursday, October 20. Listeners are encouraged to participate to take a stand against bullying.
BGFP’s one year anniversary is just a couple of weeks away. Jeff & Will would love to know what your favorite moments are and what you’d like to hear more of in the new year. You can leave a comment on the shownotes page.
Ethan Day stops by as part of the 2016 GRL Blog Tour to talk about his upcoming Meteor Springs series and what he’s looking forward to in Kansas City.
Jeff & Will mention where they can be found during GRL, and what they’re excited about for the weekend. Jay from Joyfully Jay also gives the scoop on what she’s doing at GRL and offers up some fall book recommendations.
Big Gay Fiction Podcast – Episode 53 – Roundtable with “Changing on the Fly” Authors, GRL Blog Tour With LE Franks & More
The guys open with a quick recap of the week, which includes Jeff working on Codename: Winger #2 and getting things ready for GayRomLit. As part of the preparations, they remind everyone to like the podcast on Facebook so they can watch any Facebook Live broadcasts from the weekend.
Tuesday, October 11 is National Coming Out Day, which celebrates coming out as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or as an ally. On Friday, October 14, Winnie the Pooh turns 90. Jeff & Will also mention the upcoming anniversary for Big Gay Fiction Podcast and encourage listeners to leave comments about their favorite moments from the show.
LE Franks stops by as part of the GRL Blog Tour to chat about her Six Days series as well as Of Nuts & Men.
Will reviews two documentaries: Tab Hunter Confidential and Women He’s Undressed.
Jeff talks to Cherylanne Corneille, Avon Gale, Heather Lire, V.L. Locey and Jenn Needle about the hockey romance anthology Changing on the Fly, which benefits a charity that supports inclusiveness in athletics.