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.
Complete shownotes for episode 56 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
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.
Complete shownotes for episode 55 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
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.
Complete shownotes for episode 54, and the chance to enter the Big GRL Blog Tour Giveaway, are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
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.
Complete shownotes for episode 53, and the chance to enter the Big GRL Blog Tour Giveaway, are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
The guys are back after a couple weeks of traveling, which they recap in this episode.
Jeff kicks things off talking about his writing on the second Codename: Winger book as well as mentioning that the paperback edition of Dancing for Him is now available on Amazon and is coming soon to other paperback outlets.
Jeff & Will enjoyed their trip to the Gay Romance Northwest Meet Up in Seattle and they talk about the readings and panels they attended. Tracy Timmons Gray, director and lead volunteer of GRNW, also talks with them about the grass-roots conference. While in the city they also went to the Amazon Books store and offer up a report on that experience.
In middle September, Truth Slash Fiction went viral as Larries discovered the show and its trailer. The guys congratulate the TSF crew and offer a link to a fan video that's been created.
Posy Roberts stops by the GRL Blog Tour to talk about her books, including the North Star series and the Naked Organics series. Jeff also talks about his participation in the Dirty Dozen Blog Tour, which began October 1 and features a dozen authors answering a dozen questions.
Jeff recalls his East Coast trip, starting with Cycle for the Cause which includes his interview with Glennda Testone, executive director of the LGBT Center in NYC on why the ride is important to those inside and outside the tri-state area. He also reviews Cats and the Starfleet Academy Experience.
The show wraps up with book reviews for Shira Anthony's Take Two and Avon Gale's Breakaway.
Complete shownotes for episode 52, and the chance to enter the Big GRL Blog Tour Giveaway, are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.