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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 224: Coastal Magic Featured Author Meghan Maslow Interview

Jeff & Will kick off this week talking about their recent appearance on the Tea & Strumpets podcast where they talked about Cat Sebastian's The Soldier's Scoundrel. They also have an installment of Romance Revisited. Jeff talks about his musical theater binge that included the Broadway revival of West Side Story, the Alanis Morissette musical Jagged Little Pill and a third visit to Dear Evan Hansen. Will reviews Mischief & Mayhem by Jaxon Knight. Coastal Magic Featured Author Meghan Maslow...


Ep 223: A Trip to Atlantis with K.D. Edwards

Jeff & Will discuss their upcoming appearance on the Tea & Strumpets Podcast to chat about Cat Sebastian's The Soldier's Scoundrel. They also announce that their co-written book, The Hockey Player's Heart, will re-release Wednesday, January 15 as it celebrates its second anniversary. Will reviews Rival Princes by Jaxon Knight. Jeff reviews Rescue Me by K.M. Nuehold, Cloud Cover by Jeffrey Sotto and Fearlsong by TJ Klune. K.D. Edwards discusses The Hanged Man, the second book in his Tarot...


Ep 222: The ReQueered Tales Mission with Matt Lubbers-Moore

Jeff & Will kick things off with an announcement that Jeff's hockey romance Head in the Game is now in Kindle Unlimited and that The Hockey Player's Heart, a second chance romance they wrote together, is on pre-order for a January 15 re-release and will also be in KU. Will also looks at other re-release titles in this week's installment of Romance Revisited. The guys talk about season 4 of the Netflix series Eastsiders as well as Chuck Tingle's latest short story Not Pounded By Romance...


Ep 221: Favorite Books of 2019 with Special Guests Jay and Lisa

As 2019 closes out, we look back at the top podcast episodes from this year. Of course, we also talk about favorite books! Jay from Joyfully Jay and Lisa from The Novel Approach talk with Jeff about their top picks and then Jeff gives his list. Complete shownotes for episode 221 are at Big Gay Fiction Podcast is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. Find many more outstanding podcasts at!


Ep 220: Getting into the "Grime" with Coastal Magic Featured Author Z.A. Maxfield

Jeff & Will wish everyone a very happy holiday week before getting into this episode's installment of Romance Revisited. Jeff reviews the new movie, Cats. The guys talk about the Netflix original film Let it Snow. The final holiday books of the season are reviewed as Will discusses Daryl Banner's Making the Naughty List while Jeff looks at Mangoes and Mistletoe by Adriana Herrera. Coastal Magic Convention Featured Author Z.A. Maxfield talks to Jeff about the upcoming installment in her...


Ep 219: Christmas Spirit with A E Ryecart

Jeff & Will congratulate Casey McQuiston for Red, White & Royal Blue's wins in the Goodreads Choice Awards. They also shout out the Rainbow Awards winners from the past week. The new segment Romance Revisited is unveiled and Jeff briefly talks about three holiday stories among the re-releases now available. It's all about holiday books this week as Will reviews Mr. Right Now by Annabeth Albert and He's Behind You by Clare London. Jeff reviews A Royal Christmas Cruise by Max Walker and The...


Ep 218: The Fun of "What If" with BA Tortuga and Julia Talbot

Jeff & Will welcome Kirt Graves as the new voice of the show. This week we present a conversation Jeff had at GRL 2019 with wives, authors and all-around creatives BA Tortuga and Julia Talbot. They discuss how they met and started writing together, the publishing company they once formed with friends and how they published some of the first books that make up the gay romance genre we know today. We also find out how the question "what if" is the foundation for so many of their projects as...


Ep 217: A Suspenseful Chat with Gregory Ashe, Layla Reyne & L.A. Witt

Jeff talks about Rivals and Room Service, two holiday short stories he re-released this week. Jeff reviews the third book in Layla Reyne's Fog City series, A New Empire. Gregory Ashe, Layla Reyne and L.A. Witt join Jeff for a discussion about romantic suspense. The authors talk about why it's a genre they love to write, how they mix the suspense and romance and what they think makes a good book in the genre. Along the way, each of them reveal some facts about their stories that surprised...


Ep 216: Coastal Magic Featured Author Charlie Cochet Takes Us to the North Pole

Jeff & Will wish everyone a celebrating this week a very Happy Thanksgiving! They also share a statement they made this past week about Dreamspinner Press. The EastSiders season 4 trailer is shared and Will talks about the new Flowers in the Attic Blu-Ray edition. Books reviewed this week include American Love Story by Adriana Herrera, A Christmas Wedding by A.E. Ryecart and the first two books in Charlie Cochet's North Pole City Tales series. Charlie Cochet also talks about the re-release...


Ep 215: Mpreg 101 with Nora Phoenix, Silvia Violet, Victoria Sue and Susi Hawke Plus Special Guest Charlie David

This week Jeff & Will focus on the Mpreg genre. While they were at GRL, Will sat down with authors Nora Phoenix, Silvia Violet, Victoria Sue and Susi Hawke and they discussed everything about the genre, including the difference between Mpreg and Omegaverse, what knotting is, how wonderful the fans are and what's coming up next for each of the authors. In addition, Will talked with Charlie David about his work as an audiobook narrator on several books in the genre. Complete shownotes for...


Ep 214: Celebrating 10 Years of "Boystown" with Marshall Thornton

Jeff & Will open the show talking about the return of Eastsiders on Netflix starting December 1. They continue with more TV and movies including the film Last Christmas, the premiere of the new Disney+ series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, ABC presentation of The Little Mermaid Live and the USA Network series Treadstone (which stars newly out actor Brian J. Smith). Natural Disaster by Erin McLellan and Heartsong by TJ Klune are reviewed this week. Jeff welcomes Marshall...


Ep 213: "Loosen Up" with Max Walker

Jeff & Will open the show celebrating two birthdays: Will's advanced age and the podcast's sprightly fourth year. Jeff reviews Blood & Bitcoin by L.A. Witt. Will reviews Safe Harbor by HJ Welch and The Secret of the Carrot Medallions, a graphic novel featuring Catherine Dair's Skip and Pip characters. Max Walker talks to Jeff about his latest book, Loosen Up and how he got involved in the Ace's Wild series. They also discuss Max's Stonewall Investigations and Stonewall Miami series, how he...


Ep 212: Coastal Magic Featured Author K.C. Burn

Jeff & Will wish everyone a Happy Halloween and hopes for a successful NaNoWriMo for those who'll start on Friday. They also announce Big Gay Fiction Podcast's inclusion in the new Frolic Podcast Network and they talk about their appearance this past week on Smart Podcast, Trashy Books. Will wraps up his month of paranormal reading with The Fall by X. Aratare. Jeff reviews the first two books in Lily Morton's Mixed Messages series--Rule Breaker and Deal Breaker. He also reviews Hellion,...


Ep 211: GRL 2019 Wrap-Up

Jeff & Will come to you this week from Albuquerque with a wrap up of their experience at GayRomLit 2019. They talk about the events they attended, their most loved moments, authors they met and books they picked up. Plus they've got a quick chat with Slade James, host of the new GayRomance.Show: The MM Author Podcast, about his show and his first GRL experience. Complete shownotes for episode 211 along with a transcript of the interview are at


GRL 2019 Bonus: Charlie David Talks About His Gay Romance Documentary

In an interview recorded at GayRomLit 2019, author/narrator/director Charlie David discusses the documentary on gay romance that he's filming at the retreat. Jeff and Charlie also discuss his narration work, including the recent release of Gregory Ashe's Orientation. Complete shownotes for this bonus episode are at


Ep 210: Ginn Hale Talks About Wrapping Up The "Cadeleonian" Series

Jeff & Will recommend everyone check out the new podcast Gay Mystery Authors. They also congratulate Top To BOTM Podcast on their two year anniversary and 50th episode. The guys talk about what they'll be doing at GRL, from lounge sessions to hosting Q&As and a Facebook Live show they'll be doing with special guest Charlie David. Will reviews the historical paranormal The Harvest Moon by Joshua Ian. Jeff interviews Ginn Hale about the just released Master of Restless Shadows, which is the...


Ep 209: Avon Gale & Piper Vaughn: "We Both Love Goalies!"

The guys welcome GayRomance.Show: The MM Author Podcast to the gay romance podcast neighborhood and recommend everyone check it out. They also discuss the films Godzilla: King of the Monsters and Skatetown U.S.A. Jeff & Will review the new Netflix series The Politician. Will kicks off a month of paranormal reviews with The Vampire's Club Book 1 by X. Aratare. Jeff talks to Avon Gale and Piper Vaughn about Goalie Interference. They discuss the real-life players and situations that inspired...


Ep 208: "Superpowered Love" with Coastal Magic Featured Author Katey Hawthorne

The guys talk about the surprise they had this week as the podcast made O: The Oprah Magazine's list of "21 Best Book Podcasts." They also wish everyone a happy International Podcast Day, welcome back The Queer Creative as they start season 2, and wish a happy Pride week to everyone celebrating with Druid City Pride in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Jeff reviews Goalie Interference by Avon Gale & Piper Vaughn and Face the Music by K.M. Nuehold. Will joins Jeff to review King Me by Lucy...


Ep 207: A Trip to Joy Universe with Louisa Masters

The guys kick off the show talking about the Netflix series The Order. Jeff reviews A Gentleman Never Keeps Score by Cat Sebastian. Will reviews The Amorous Attorney by Frank W. Butterfield and I've Got This by Louisa Masters. Jeff & Will talk to Louisa Masters about her new book I've Got This, the first in the Joy Universe series. Louisa tells all about the book's origins, the fun she had developing the theme park and what's coming next in the series. She also discusses Out of the Office,...


Ep 206: Regency England Romance with Anne Hawley

Jeff & Will discuss the revamped Patreon rewards that are available starting this month, including this week's sneak peek of the new Big Gay Fiction: After Dark. Jeff reviews Criminal Past by Gregory Ashe and It Takes Two to Tumble by Cat Sebastian. Anne Hawley talks to the guys about her regency romance Restraint and what sparked her love of historicals and writing. Anne also talks about the Masterwork Experiment she's worked on to analyze Brokeback Mountain and take those story beats to...