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Jeff & Will’s Big Gay Fiction Podcast is for readers and writers of gay romance fiction. If you can read it, write it, watch it or listen to it, we’ll talk about it.

Jeff & Will’s Big Gay Fiction Podcast is for readers and writers of gay romance fiction. If you can read it, write it, watch it or listen to it, we’ll talk about it.
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Jeff & Will’s Big Gay Fiction Podcast is for readers and writers of gay romance fiction. If you can read it, write it, watch it or listen to it, we’ll talk about it.

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Episodes

Ep 132: Mary Calmes Talks "Twisted and Tied"

4/16/2018
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Jeff & Will remind everyone about the Autism Awareness Auction currently happening through the end of the month. They also discuss their April 21 and 22 appearances at the LA Times Festival of Books. Will reads a special letter to listeners regarding diversity in the gay romance genre. Will reviews "Bearly Legal" by Kiki Burrelli. Jeff talks about the recent audiobook release of "City Boy" by A.E. Wasp and narrated by Michael Pauley. Mary Calmes stops by to talk about her latest book,...

Duration:01:02:12

Ep 131: Tammy Middleton Talks Autism Awareness Month Auction, Christina's Baseball Book Recs

4/9/2018
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Jeff & Will look at some of the authors and exhibitors coming to the L.A. Times Festival of Books on April 21 and 22. They also remind listeners that Joyfully Jay's paranormal theme week is running through April 14. New patron Danielle is welcomed. Christina from Christina's Bookshelf recommends two books for baseball season: Love by Number by DJ Jamison and Bases Loaded by Sean Michael. She also talks about Campus Life, a choose your own adventure gay romance, by T.C. Orton. Will...

Duration:00:58:41

Ep 130: Markie & Jessica from Top To BOTM Podcast Interview, Book Reviews & Miscast

4/2/2018
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Jeff & Will discuss their second viewing of Love, Simon. Their co-written book, The Hockey Player's Heart, is now available as an audiobook performed by Finn Sterling. They've got a giveaway on the shownotes page for a lucky listener to win an Audible code for the book. The guys will be at the upcoming L.A. Times Festival of Books on April 21 and 22. They'll be doing a signing for their books and other fun stuff during that weekend. In other news this week, Changing on the Fly: The...

Duration:00:49:49

Ep 129: Jay from Joyfully Jay Previews Theme Week, Plus Bunnies, Silk & Wildes

3/26/2018
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Jeff & Will have completed their move and have news about Love, Simon, TJ Klune's new YA trilogy, Romance Writer's of America awards and Eastsiders. New patrons Jennifer, Lita, Olivia, Jules and LizaStar are welcomed. Will reviews books from K.C. Wells and A.R. Barley while Jeff has one from Lucy Lennox. The film Every Day and the new NBC series Rise are also discussed. Jay from Joyfully Jay stops by to preview the site's upcoming paranormal theme week, which begins April 9. She also...

Duration:00:52:00

Ep 128: Becky Albertalli Returns: More "Simon" Talk Plus "Upside" and "Leah"

3/19/2018
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Jeff & Will wish everyone a happy spring (or fall) this week. Will reviews Game Point by M.J. O'Shea. Jeff and Becky Albertalli continue their interview. Finishing up the discussion of Love, Simon they talk about the importance of a gay teen at the center of a big studio movie and her cameo. They also discuss books, including last year's The Upside of Unrequited as well as the forthcoming Leah on the Offbeat. Complete show notes for episode 128 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

Duration:00:39:15

Ep 127: Becky Albertalli Discusses "Love, Simon"

3/12/2018
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Jeff & Will are on the movie this week. That doesn't stop them from bringing you the very best in gay fiction. Jeff reviews the audiobook of Jack of Thorns by Amelia Faulkner and narrated by Joel Leslie. The guys also discuss the YouTube Red original series Step Up: High Water, a spin off of the Step Up movie franchise. Jeff interviews Becky Albertalli, author of the best selling book Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda which hits the big screen this week under the title Love, Simon. Jeff...

Duration:00:50:57

Ep 126: Brandilyn Recommends Rick Riordan, "Tom of Finland" Bio Pic

3/5/2018
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Jeff & Will give a shout out to Pucks & Percentages, the new m/m hockey romance serial from V.L. Locey and RJ Scott. They also look at the horrible author payout Audible made after the first quarter of the Audible Romance Package. WIll reviews The Bunny and the Billionaire by Louisa Masters. The guys review Tom of Finland, the amazing biopic about the famed Finnish artist. Brandilyn and Jeff discuss the Young Adult works of Rick Riordan, which includes the Percy Jackson series, and in...

Duration:00:41:34

Ep 125: Poppy Dennison Introduces the "Bartlett Boys," Book Review, Book2Pod & More

2/26/2018
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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...

Duration:00:56:25

Ep 124: Lucy Lennox Gets Princely, Lisa Has Book Recs & More

2/19/2018
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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...

Duration:01:01:12

Ep 123: V.L. Locey & RJ Scott Talk "Poke Check," Book & Movie Reviews & More

2/12/2018
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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,...

Duration:00:59:16

Ep 122: Lucy Lennox Gets "Heart2Heart," Greg Tremblay Talks Audiobooks & More

2/5/2018
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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...

Duration:01:00:12

Ep 121: A.M. Arthur Talks Cowboys & Omegaverse, Reviews & More

1/29/2018
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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...

Duration:00:48:10

Ep 120: Heidi Cullinan & Iggy Toma Interview Part 2, Book Reviews & More

1/22/2018
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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...

Duration:00:50:32

BONUS: Jeff & Will Talk About "The Hockey Player's Heart"

1/18/2018
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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...

Duration:00:56:59

Ep 119: Heidi Cullinan & Iggy Toma Discuss "The Roosevelt" Series, Christina Book Recs & More

1/15/2018
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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...

Duration:00:51:53

Ep 118: Kris Jacen Talks "Wait for Me," Book Reviews & More

1/8/2018
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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...

Duration:00:46:09

Ep 117: Rhys Ford Interview Part 2, 2017 Year in Review, The Year Ahead & More

1/1/2018
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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...

Duration:01:02:54

Ep 116: Rhys Ford Talks "Rebel," Holiday Reads with Dani & More

12/25/2017
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Jeff & Will wish everyone Happy Holidays before recapping their week of writing. Jeff got word that Schooled, the second book in the Codename: Winger series, has a publication date of May 1. Layla is welcomed as a new patron. Dani from Love Bytes Reviews is here with a final round of holiday book recommendations for 2017. Jeff reviews Carry the Ocean by Heidi Cullinan and Rebel by Rhys Ford. Jeff & Will also discuss Fox's A Christmas Story Live! as well as the amazing performance of...

Duration:01:03:18

Ep 115: Annabeth Albert Talks "Wheels Up," Joyfully Jay Recommendation & More

12/18/2017
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Jeff & Will kick off the show with news about Codename: Winger #3, their second Dreamspun Desire and early reviews for The Hockey Player's Heart. Eli is congratulated for winning the Happy Holiday Paperback Giveaway. Jay from Joyfully Jay discusses best of 2017 books, holiday stories (including ones with a Hanukkah setting) as well as new titles she's been reading. Jeff reviews A Day Makes by Mary Calmes while Will reviews Wild Trail by A.M. Arthur, Desperately Seeking Santa by Eli...

Duration:01:04:03

Ep 114: Erin Kyan "Love and Luck Podcast" Interview, Lisa Book Recs & More

12/11/2017
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Jeff & Will kick off the show talking about winners of the Rainbow Awards, which were announced last week. They also discuss the recently launched Top 2 BOTM podcast, the 12 Days Before Christmas MM Historical Fiction Blowout (which starts December 12) and the ongoing Rainbow Advent Calendar event. New patron Robert is welcomed Lisa from The Novel Approach talks about holiday romances from RJ Scott, the late Paul Alan Fahey's Rainbow Award winning book as well as an advance look at her...

Duration:01:02:22

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