Big Gay Fiction Podcast

Valentine’s and Rainbows with Jay Northcote – BGFP episode 175

Jeff and I both recommend two industry books: Storyteller: How to Be an Audio Book Narrator by Lorelei King and Ali Muirden and Novel Idea to Podcast: How to Sell More Books Through Podcasting by Paul Sating. I also discuss Paperback Crush: The Totally Radical History of ’80s and ’90s Teen Fiction by Gabrielle Moss.

Books reviews this week include Dev Bentham’s Temporary Dad (part of the Bad Valentine series), Layla Reyne’s Noble Hops and Jay Northcote’s Starting from Scratch (which I loved so very, very much). And because there can never be enough Valentine’s books, there’s a special bonus episode with reviews of the Bad Valentine stories: Hidden Hearts by Clare London, Love Magic by Jesi Lea Ryan and Quill Me Now by Jordan Castillo Price.

Jeff interviews Jay Northcote about his upcoming book Better Place, which is book three in the Rainbow Place series. Jay also talks about his first book featuring a trans character, Starting from Scratch, as well as how he got started writing, what his process is and about what’s coming next.

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The Fictional Worlds of Kiernan Kelly – BGFP episode 174

GayRomLit 2019 registration opens on February 16 and we hope to see lots of listeners in Albuquerque in October.

We review the recent Rent Live production that aired on Fox. Jeff reviews Transposition by Gregory Ashe with narration by Tristan James and Ever After by Riley Hart & Christina Lee with narration by Joel Leslie. I talk about how much I loved Help Wanted (DadCademy Book 1) by Alison Hendricks.

Coastal Magic Convention featured author Kiernan Kelly talks with Jeff about what first-time attendees can look forward to at the con. They also discuss her origin story, her YA alter-ego Dakota Chase, how she often writes things on a dare and what’s coming soon from her.

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Talking Theatrically Themed Romance With Kate McMurray – BGFP episode173

Be sure to check out the bonus episode that Jeff and I dropped this past week, featuring Analysis Paralysis co-stars Jason T. Gaffney and Kevin Held. It’s a great interview about their recent project that we’ve seen and absolutely love. The February issue of Parents magazine, featuring dads Shaun T and Scott Blokker is also discussed.

Jeff and I both review His Saint by Lucy Lennox and See the Light by Kate McMurray.

Kate joins us to talk about See The Light as well as her writing origins and the authors who inspired her. She also discusses her work with Romance Writers of America and the teaching she does.

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The Cast of the Gay Indie Rom/Com ‘Analysis Paralysis’ – BGFP Bonus Episode

In this special bonus episode of the podcast, Jeff and I talk to co-stars Jason T. Gaffney and Kevin Held about their new gay romantic comedy Analysis Paralysis. Jason is the co-writer, co-executive producer and director of the film about a gay author’s overactive imagination that sends him on a hilarious series of romantic misadventures that ultimately lead him to true love.

On February 1, Analysis Paralysis begins a two-week theatrical run at the Palm Springs Cultural Center in Palm Springs, Calif., as part of their Cinema Diverse “Best of the Fest” series. On the film’s opening night, there will be a special reception and screening as well as a post-screening Q&A with Kevin, Jason and his husband and fellow producer Matt Gorlick.

Jeff and I have seen an early cut of the movie, loved it and recommend that you check out the limited Palm Springs engagement if you have the chance!

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Analysis Paralysis Movie Trailer May 22 2018 from Jason T. Gaffney on Vimeo.

A Talk With Author Gregory Ashe – BGFP episode 172

Jeff reminds everyone that his new m/m hockey romance novella, Head in the Game, releases on Thursday, January 24.

Jeff and I discuss movies from this past summer that we’ve finally seen: Solo: A Star Wars StoryThe Spy Who Dumped Me, Skyscraper and Bad Times at the El Royale.

Jeff reviews Looking for Billy Haines by Suzanne Brockmann and Ed Gaffney.

Gregory Ashe talks with Jeff about how he got his start writing, as well as his ongoing series Hazard and Somerset and Hollow Folk. He also discusses how he balances writing and his day job as well as what’s coming next from him–including a new trilogy.

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Reviews and Recommendations of the Best Reads Coming in 2019 – BGFP episode 171

Jeff and I highly recommend the podcast Chuck and Anthony: Ragnatalk.

Jeff reviews two books by B.G. Thomas: Getting His Man and The Nerd and the Prince. I review The Wolf Around the Corner by Aidee Ladnier.

Lisa offers up five books she’s eagerly anticipating for 2019, which includes titles by Gregory Ashe, Jordan L. Hawk, Jaclyn Osborne, K.D. Edwards and Hailey Turner. Jeff and I also mention books they’re looking forward to by Bill Konigsberg, Riley Hart and Devon McCormack.

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