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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.




Ep 181: Brandilyn’s Audiobook Recommendations & Exciting Spring Releases

First off, LGBT romance authors nominated for 2019 RITA Awards are congratulated, including Layla Reyne, Amy Lane, Suzanne Brockmann, Melanie Hansen and Aurora Rey. New patron Angela is welcomed. Jeff discusses his second visit to Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen as well as seeing an immersive production of Bare: A Pop Opera. Rather than review books this week, the guys talk about titles they are looking forward to this spring: Arctic Sun by Annabeth Albert, LOL by Lucy Lennox and Molly...


Ep 180: “Out of Body” with Jason T. Gaffney and Kevin Held

The show opens with Jeff talking about turning in the manuscript for new/revised edition of Hat Trick. The guys also talk about Captain Marvel. Will reviews Wanted-Bad Boyfriend by TA Moore and IRL: In Real Life by Lucy Lennox and Molly Maddox. Jeff reviews Diversion by Eden Winters. Jason T. Gaffney and Kevin Held join Jeff & Will to discuss their new movie project, the romantic comedy/paranormal themed Out of Body. They recorded the audiobook of the novelization, which was written by...


Ep 179: Alice Winters Discusses the "In Darkness" Series

Congratulations go out to authors who have been featured on the podcast and were nominated this past week in the 31st Annual Lambda Literary Awards, including Kris Jacen, Christina Lee & Riley Hart and Marshall Thornton. Jeff shares the new Kickstarter for Raven Wild, the third LGBTQ+ children's book from the team behind Promised Land. Jeff & Will review Adriana Herrera's American Dreamers. Jeff then reviews The Music of What Happens by Bill Konigsberg and A Tangled Truthby Max...


Ep 178: Interlocking Universes with Morgan Brice / Gail Z. Martin

Jeff & Will recap their weekend at the 2019 Coastal Magic Convention. Gail Z. Martin, who writes m/m romance under the name Morgan Brice, talks with Jeff about the interlocking universes she's created between her pen names that span multiple genres including fantasy, steampunk and urban fantasy. They also talk about her recent releases, including The Rising as well as Badlands in audiobook. The episode concludes with a story from the Coastal Magic Convention Improv Flash Fiction panel....


Ep 177: Book Recommendations & Coastal Magic Preview with Joyfully Jay

Will opens this week with a remembrance of iconic author Victor J. Banis who passed away on February 22. Jeff talks about the February 27 cover reveal for Netminder (Codename: Winger #4). The February 23 ShiMMer event is discussed. Jeff shows off the new Rhys Ford Casting Skill on Alexa. The guys take a moment to rave about Netflix's The Umbrella Academy. Jeff reviews A Lethal Love (Stonewall: Investigations #2)by Max Walker. Will reviews Fresh Catch by Kate Canterbary. Jay from Joyfully...


Ep 176: Coastal Magic Featured Author Bru Baker on "Stealing His Heart"

The guys open the show this week appreciative of the community that helped authors Geoffrey Knight and Meg Bawden who were impacted by flooding in Australia. Jeff talks about music released this past week by actors who have played Evan Hansen. He also announces a reading by members of the Queer Sacramento Authors Collective coming up on Friday, February 22 that will be live streamed on Facebook. Will reviews Romancing the Undercover Millionaire by Clare London and Jeff reviews A Hard Call...


Bonus Ep: "Bad Valentine" Series Reviews

In this Valentine's Week bonus episode, Jeff & Will review books from the Bad Valentine series: Hidden Hearts by Clare London, Love Magic by Jesi Lea Ryan and Quill Me Now by Jordan Castillo Price. (Note: Dev Bentham's Temporary Dad is reviewed in episode 175.) Shownotes for this bonus episode are part of episode 175 at


Ep 175: "Better Place" with Jay Northcote

Will opens the show with a remembrance of author and LGBTQ advocate Patricia Nell Warren, who passed away on February 9. Jeff recommends 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. Will discusses Paperback Crush: The Totally Radical History of '80s and '90s Teen Fiction by Gabrielle Moss. They also talk about Hallmark's latest gay couple inclusion in a...


Ep 174: Coastal Magic Featured Author Kiernan Kelly's Origin Story

Will opens the show discussing Christa Tomlinson's latest series. Jeff talks about joining the collective of hockey romance authors at The guys give a shoutout to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. GayRomLit 2019 registration opens on February 16 and the guys hope to see lots of listeners in Albuquerque in October. New patrons Pranathi, Rebecca and Mireille are welcomed. The guys review the recent Rent Live production that aired on Fox. Jeff reviews Transposition by...


Ep 173: "See the Light" with Kate McMurray

Jeff opens the show talking about last week's release of Head in the Game and the hardback edition of Tracker Hacker. The guys mention the bonus episode that dropped this past week featuring Analysis Paralysis stars Jason T. Gaffney and Kevin Held. The February issue of Parents magazine, featuring dads Shaun T and Scott Blokker is also discussed. New patron Shiela is welcomed. Jeff & Will review His Saint by Lucy Lennox and See the Light by Kate McMurray. Kate joins the guys to talk...


Bonus Ep: Stars Jason T. Gaffney & Kevin Held Talk "Analysis Paralysis"

In this special bonus episode, Jeff & Will talk to co-stars Jason T. Gaffney and Kevin Held about the gay romantic comedy Analysis Paralysis. Jason is also 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...


Ep 172: Gregory Ashe Talks "Hazard & Somerset," "Hollow Folk"

Jeff opens the show reminding everyone that his new m/m hockey romance novella, Head in the Game, releases on Thursday, January 24. The guys discuss movies from this past summer that they've finally seen: Solo: A Star Wars Story, The 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...


Ep 171: Lisa's Five Most Anticipated Books in 2019

The guys open the show by recommending the podcast Chuck and Anthony: Ragnatalk. Jeff reviews two books by B.G. Thomas: Getting His Man and The Nerd and the Prince. Will reviews 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 Will also mention books they're looking forward to by Bill Konigsberg, Riley Hart and Devon...


Ep 170: K.A. Mitchell's Origin Story & "Bad in Baltimore"

Jeff opens the show by talking about Head in the Game, his m/m hockey romance novella, which is now up for pre-order ahead of its January 24 release. The guys also thank everyone who listened and helped grow the podcast during 2018. Will reviews Summerfield's Angel by Kim Fielding and BFF by K.C. Wells. Jeff reviews Lock & West by Alexander C. Eberhart. Jeff interviews K.A. Mitchell and finds out how Ken and G.I. Joe helped influence her writing career. They also discuss her Bad in...


Ep 169: Book Reviews & 2018 Recap

The show kicks off with the guys wishing everyone a Happy New Year. Jeff talks about the nomination that Schooled (Codename: Winger #2) received in the Goodreads M/M Members' Choice Best of 2018 awards. Christmas movies are quickly discussed as Jeff & Will wrote about their favorites in blog posts this week. The Kennedy Center Honors, featuring Adam Lambert making Cher cry, is also called out. The review section kicks off with the Netflix film Dumplin'. Will reviews Peppermint Spiced Omega...


Ep 168: Narrator John Solo Discusses His 100+ Book Career

The guys start off by wishing everyone a happy, stress-free Christmas. Jeff kicks off the review portion of the podcast talking about Ravensong by TJ Klune and narrated by Kirt Graves as well as the short story sequel, Lovesong. Switching over to holiday stories, Will reviews A Cowboy's Christmas Luck by KC Burn and Christmas Angel by Eli Easton. Jeff discusses Sugar Cookies & Computer Code by Kris Jacen and Christmas Prince by RJ Scott. Jeff interviews John Solo, who provided the voice...


Ep 167: Tere Michaels "Forever & Ever," Plus Jay's Holiday Reading Recs

Jeff announces that Tracker Hacker (Codename: Winger #1)is now available on audio. Terri Beth is welcomed as a new patron. Will reviews The Northstar by Elle Keaton and Designer Holiday by Ari McKay. Jay from Joyfully Jay drops by to discuss the updated Holiday Favorites List as well as some of her classic favorites by Heidi Cullinan, Charlie Cochet and Roan Parrish. She also looks at some 2018 stories by Annabeth Albert, N.R. Walker, Jordan L. Hawk, Kim Fielding and RJ Scott. Jay also...


Ep 166: JP Barnaby Returns with "Saving Hannah"

The guys recap the recent week, including talking about the Sacramento-based authors who read holiday stories at the Lavender Library. Notable Golden Globe nominations were also discussed. New Patrons Poppy and Drue are welcomed. Before getting into Christmas stories, Jeff talks about cosy mystery Dead in the Garden by Dahlia Donovan. For holiday reads, Will reviews Santa Daddy by Keira Andrews and Fairytale of LaGuardia by A.E. Wasp and Beth Bolden. Jeff discusses A Star-Crossed Christmas...


Ep 165: "Painfully Attractive" with Silvia Violet

The guys wish everyone a very happy Hanukkah. New patrons Kim, Thomas, Mia and Christine are welcomed. Listeners are reminded they can watch the live recording of the podcast on Sunday morning around 8:30am PT on the show's Facebook page. The upcoming hiatus at The Novel Approach is discussed. Jeff talks about last week's Audio Assault (Codename: Winger #3) release as well as the audiobook he recorded for his Christmas short, A Very Winger Christmas. He also reminds everyone they can...


BONUS: "A Very Winger Christmas" written and read by Jeff Adams

This is a special Big Gay Fiction Podcast production of Jeff Adams reading his free short story A Very Winger Christmas (A Codename: Winger Short Story). The blurb: Christmas is a time for family and friends, but teenage secret agent Theo Reese must solve a mysterious hack before he can enjoy Reese family holiday traditions and deliver a gift to his boyfriend, Eddie. Can he avert an international incident and save Christmas before time runs out? A free ebook is also available at BookFunnel.