Jeff & Will start off with updates from the past week.
They give a birthday shout out to The Ripped Bodice bookstore, which celebrates its second anniversary on Sunday, March 4.
The Book2Pod service is discussed further, including some listener feedback from last week's sample. Book2Pod's Nigel, the British narrator, provided the intro for this week's show.
New patron Liz is welcomed.
Jeff reviews The Sumage Solution by G.L. Carriger and narrated by Kirt Graves. The guys review of The Fireman's Pole by Sue Brown with narration by Finn Sterling.
Poppy Dennison chats about her new Bartlett Boys series as well as the forthcoming re-launch of Coconut Grove, which she co-writes with M.J. O'Shea. She also talks about her entry in the Heart2Heart charity anthology.
Complete show notes for episode 125 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will kick off the episode with updates on writing and that they both registered for GayRomLit. They also talk about a listener email they got.
The 2018 Winter Olympics are discussed, especially the representation from openly gay athletes Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy.
The Book2Pod service was unveiled last week, offering to create computer-read books in podcast format. Jeff submitted a sample of his book, Dancing for Him, so listeners can sample a book as read by computer. The 100 second sample is on the shownotes page. Jeff & Will encourage listeners to leave their thoughts about the concept in the comments on the shownotes.
Lisa from The Novel Approach recommends books by Andrea Speed, Jordan Castillo Price and Harper Fox.
The guys review the Heart2Heart charity anthology as well as Lucy Lennox's Felix and the Prince.
Lucy returns to the show to talk about Felix, what's coming up next in the Forever Wilde series and lots more.
Complete show notes for episode 124 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will kick off the episode with updates on writing and moving.
A shout out is given to Cupid Strikes Again Free Male/Male romance stories available from February 11-18 from authors including Garett Groves, Piper Scott, Amy Tasukada, Kiki Burrelli, Alex Miska, Lucy Lennox, and others. GayRomLit registration is also discussed as it comes up on Saturday, February 17.
Will reviews Fortune's Slings & Cupid's Arrows by Ari McKay. Jeff reviews Down on the Farm and The Past Comes Home, both by Silvia Violet with narration by Greg Boudreaux. The guys also discuss the films Call Me By Your Name and God's Own Country.
V.L. Locey and RJ Scott stop by to talk about Poke Check, the latest in the Harrisburg Railers series. They also discuss how they become co-writers, what's coming next for them both and give an update on the Changing On The Fly charity anthology.
Complete show notes for episode 123 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Kickstarters have begun for two of Jeff & Will's favorite things: Where the Bears Are (for season seven) and Love & Luck Podcast (for season 2).
New patron RobK is welcomed.
Lucy Lennox stops by to talk about the Heart 2 Heart charity anthology that releases this week. She tells us about the origin of the book as well and the charities it supports.
Jeff and Will discuss Wrapped Up in You by Ella Frank and Brooke Blaine, which is also being made into a film by PassionFlix. Jeff also reviews The Glamour Thieves by Don Allmon.
Greg Tremblay is interviewed and gives his origin story, the scoop on his most recent titles by Santino Hassell and A.M. Arthur as well as a look at his process. He's also got a giveaway.
Complete show notes for episode 122 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.