Episodes

Episode 308 – Into the Steam Room with JC Calciano

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff & Will discuss the televised return to the ballrooms of Pose on FX and Legendary on HBO Max. They also look at the Pride issue of The Knot magazine featuring Jonathan Bennett and Jaymes Vaughn.

Author / Screenwriter / Director JC Calciano talks about Revenge of the Brobot, his latest book which continues his Steam Room Stories universe. He also discusses how Steam Room Stories got started a dozen years ago, the new Steamy Stories Podcast and what got him started telling stories across multiple mediums.

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Episode 307 – Previewing May’s Book Abundance

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff & Will talk about how happy they are to find m/m romance and LGBTQ+ YA books at their local Barnes & Noble and Target stores. They also discuss some comfort television, including HGTV’s Bargain Block and Nick’s The Barbarian and the Troll.

The guys highlight books they are looking forward to in May: A Husband for Hartwell by J.A. Rock and Lisa Henry, May the Best Man Win by ZR Ellor, The Guncle by Steven RowleyPlaying the Palace by Paul Rudnick, Hard Sell by Hudson Lin, and Just A Little Mischief by Merry Farmer.

Reviews wrap up the show as Jeff talks about Silent Knight  by Layla Reyne and Cinnamon Roll by Anna Zabo. Will takes a look at Temple by Avril Ashton.

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Episode 306 – Hot Underwear Fever Dream Inspiration with Gregory Ashe & C.S. Poe

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff & Will are pleased to announce that the May Big Gay Fiction Book Club Selection is Breaking Bonds by Ari McKay.

Gregory Ashe and C.S. Poe talk about their Auden & O’Callaghan Mystery series, including the latest in the series A Friend in the Fire. Greg and Carroll talk about how their collaboration began, the inspirations for Sam and Rufus, and what their writing process looks like. We also find out about the romance convention crossover between the Snow & Winter and Borealis booksas well as what’s coming next for both of them. Of course, we also get book recs, and Carroll recommends a very unexpected title.

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Episode 305 – Big Gay Fiction Book Club April 2021: “Striking Sparks” by Ari McKay

This month, Jeff & Will talk about the charming, food-filled, small town romance Striking Sparks by Ari McKay. As always, in our book club discussions there are spoilers ahead so keep that in mind if you haven’t read the book yet.

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Episode 304 – Spencer Spears Takes Us Back to Summersea Island

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff & Will talk about two streaming musicals they recently enjoyed: The Last Five Years and [title of show].

Spencer Spears discusses his brand new series, Rebel Hearts, which is a spin off of the Murphy Brothers series. Spencer shares why he decided to continue writing about characters living on Summersea Island, and why he loves to write and read series. He also talks about writing three holiday stories in 2020, how he got started writing romance, and that a camboy romance is something he really wants to write.

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Episode 303 – Author Anna Zabo Writes Feel Good BDSM

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff & Will congratulate the finalists of the Romance Writers of America Vivian Award, including two authors of m/m romance: LaQuette for Under His Protection and Philip William Stover for There Galapagos My Heart.

Anna Zabo talks about Cinnamon Roll, their installment in the Bold Brew shared universe series. They share the origins of Max and Tom and how they wanted to write a BDSM story that was full of kindness. Anna also shares what’s coming up for them later this year, including some much anticipated sequels. Plus they have a book recommendation.

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