Jeff & Will did their first ever live episode on Oct 19 and played host to four of their contributors–Jay from Joyfully Jay, Lisa from The Novel Approach, Dani from Love Bytes Reviews and Christina from Christina’s Bookshelf.
They talked about the first full day of GRL 2017, what they hope to get out of events like GRL, discoveries they’ve made, what they’re still looking forward to and more.
Look for more bonus content from GRL 2017 in Denver through Saturday, Oct 21.
In this short bonus episode, Jeff & Will offer a few tips to help ensure people attending GayRomLit in Denver have a great time. Among the topics: hydration, joining in, self care, not stressing out and being ready to enjoy the unexpected.
Look for more bonus episodes from GayRomLit, October 18-22.
Jeff & Will kick off the show talking about Jeff’s new book, Tracker Hacker, which releases on Tuesday, October 17. They discuss the blog tour, how he’s been creating posts, and the promo video he shot.
Brandilyn stops by with recommendations with a spotlight on Felice Stevens.
Jeff reviews the new anthology Myths, Moons & Mayhem: Paranormal Gay Menage and Erotic Romance, which was collected by Dale Cameron Lowry. The guys also review the YouTube show Danny The Manny.
This week’s GayRomLit Retreat is previewed as the guys discuss the schedule of events they’re participating in as well as what they are looking forward to. The podcast will have several special broadcasts and listeners should keep an eye on Facebook and Twitter for specific details.
The 2017 GRL Blog Tour wraps up with A.E. Via who discusses her new book, her first foray into paranormal, and talks about her venture into publishing new authors. She also got a giveaway for the new book along with a swag pack.
Big Gay Fiction Podcast – Episode 105 – GRL Blog Tour with Meghan Maslow, Dani with Author & Book Recs & More
National Coming Out day is Wednesday, October 11 and they discussed why the day continues to be important. They also announced a second book is coming from the Promised Land creators. The Kickstarter for Maiden Voyage begins October 11 and they encouraged listeners to back the project.
New patron Dee was welcomed.
Dani from Love Bytes Reviews joins the show to discuss a number of authors she’s been reading lately that she’s enjoyed, plus two books that are coming up soon that she’s looking forward to.
Jeff reviews The Lawrence Brown Affair and The Ruin of a Rake, both by Cat Sebastian, as well as the recently released gay hockey romance charity anthology Changing on the Fly: The Second Period. Will reviews City Boy by A. E. Wasp.
The 2017 GRL Blog Tour continues with Meghan Maslow who discusses her new book and tells us what she loves about going to GayRomLit. She also got a giveaway for that new book.
Big Gay Fiction Podcast – Episode 104 – Marshall Thornton & Joel Leslie Talk “Femme,” Christina’s Debut Author Spotlight & More
The charity anthology Changing on the Fly: The Second Period, which benefits the You Can Play project, releases on October 4. The anthology features four terrific new stories by Jeff, Heather Lire, V.L. Locey and RJ Scott.
The guys briefly recapped their trip to Sacramento, where they’ll likely move in 2018.
Jeff & Will congratulate Derek & Romaine for winning Best LGBTQ Podcast in the 12th Annual People’s Choice Podcast Awards. They also give a shout out to one of their new favorite podcasts, Talk of the Toon, which recaps Masters of the Universe episodes.
Christina from Christina Bookshelf stops by to talk about her recent focus on debut authors.
Jeff & Will review the Matthew Bourne production of The Red Shoes, which just wrapped up its U.S. premiere in Los Angeles.
Jeff talks to Author Marshall Thornton and voice artist Joel Leslie about their collaboration on the audiobook of Femme, Marshall’s 2016 novel that was nominated as Best Gay Romance at the Lambda Literary Awards. They also discuss what Marshall and Joel have coming up next.
Big Gay Fiction Podcast – Episode 103 – GRL Blog Tour with Addison Albright, Banned Book Week & More
The American Library Associations’ Banned Book Week runs September 24-30 and the guys talk about some of the 2016 stats on banned books. Jeff also discusses one of the books on the top 10 list that he’s read, David Levithan’s Two Boys Kissing.
Lisa from The Novel Approach talks with Jeff about what the blog is planning for Banned Book Week and also offers up a couple of book recommendations.
Will reviews The Ruin of a Rake by Cat Sebastian. Jeff & Will also review the French coming-of-age film, Being 17.
Addison Albright stops by as part of the 2017 GRL Blog Tour. She talks about her Vows Box Set along with the arrival of Til Death Do Us Part on audiobook. She’s also got a giveaway for listeners.