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Big Gay Fiction Podcast

The Big Gay Fiction Podcast is for avid readers and passionate fans of gay romance fiction. Each week we bring you exclusive author interviews, book recommendations and explore the latest in gay pop culture.
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Now displaying: January, 2018
Jan 29, 2018

Jeff & Will open the show talking about their past week in writing and revisions. A couple of shoutouts are given to Oscar nominees, Call Me By Your Name and The Greatest Showman. They also discuss the past week's announcement that Kobo and WalMart have formed a partnership to distribute ebooks and ereaders.

New patron Cali is welcomed.

Jeff reviews Fish Stick Fridays by Rhys Ford. The guys also review the indie movie Do You Take This Man starring Anthony Rapp and Jonathan Bennett.

Jeff & Will interview A.M. Arthur about her Clean Slate Ranch series, her latest installments in the Breaking Free series (out this week), how she got started in gay romance and what's to come in 2018.

Complete show notes for episode 121 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

Jan 22, 2018

Jeff & Will talk about release week of The Hockey Player's Heart as well as offer some writing updates.

New patrons Lisa and Aurora are welcomed.

Jeff reviews Straight from the Heart by Sam Burns, Come What May by A.M. Arthur, Romancing the Werewolf by Gail Carriger along with a re-read of Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. The guys also talk about two TV shows that debuted in the past week: FX's American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace and the latest CW superhero show Black Lightning.

Author Heidi Cullinan and voice artist Iggy Toma return for the second part of their interview with Jeff. In this week they discuss how their collaboration started and how it works, their latest audio Antisocial, what's coming this year for both of them and more.

Complete show notes for episode 120 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

Jan 18, 2018

Jeff & Will discuss various aspects of their debut collaboration, "The Hockey Player's Heart." The book is now available from Dreamspinner Press at all major online book retailers.

Among the topics they talk about this being Will's debut novel, their writing process, populating the book with out and proud characters, their love of category romance, short reads vs. epic length, the small town setting and they wrap up with Will reading from the book's prologue.

Complete shownotes are available at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

Jan 15, 2018

Jeff & Will talk about the release of The Hockey Player's Heart, which happens on Tuesday.

New patron TJ is welcomed.

Christina from Christina's Bookshelf has recommendations for books by Nicky James and Christian Baines.

Jeff interviews author Heidi Cullinan and voice artist Iggy Toma about their collaboration on The Roosevelt series, which is Carry the Ocean and Shelter the Sea. In part one of their interview, Heidi talks about the origins of the characters and story while Iggy talks about bringing those characters to life.

Complete show notes for episode 119 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

Jan 8, 2018

Jeff & Will open the show with news that the blog tour for The Hockey Player's Heart gets underway this week. The guys will be doing Facebook Live segments on their author page starting Wednesday, January 10 and the tour starts on Friday, January 12 at Hearts on Fire.

Plans were also made to attend the Los Angeles Times Book Festival, April 21 and 22. They'll have much more details on what they'll be doing there closer to the event. A brief mention is also given to The Ripped Bodice bookstore, which appeared on the CBS comedy Life in Pieces this past week.

Jeff reviews Shelter the Sea by Heidi Cullinan and read by Iggy Toma as well as Among the Living (PsyCop #1) by Jordan Castillo Price and read by Gomez Pugh. They guys also briefly talk about The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin, which they watched on PBS this past week.

Editor turned author Kris Jacen talks about her debut book, Wait for Me, and what led her to become an author in her own right after working with writers for a decade as Editor in Chief of MLR Press. Her next book, "Explore with Me," arrives February 9.

Complete show notes for episode 118 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

Jan 1, 2018

Jeff & Will wish everyone a Happy New Year as they kick off the first episode of 2018. The guys also review their past week, which included getting the paperback of The Hockey Player's Heart in the mail.

Will reviews Logical Family: A Memoir by Armistead Maupin while Jeff reviews Wild Trail by A.M. Arthur. The Greatest Showman film is also discussed.

The guys review 2017 in books and writing and also unveil some 2018 plans for both. From a health standpoint, they discuss their time on the potato diet, covered in The DIY Spud Fit Challengewhich has made them healthier over the past two months.

Rhys Ford returns for the second part of her interview. This time we learn about her influences, how she got started writing in the genre and what's coming in 2018.

Complete show notes for episode 117 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

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