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Wrote Podcast


Join Vance Bastian, SA Collins, and their guests in weekly podcast discussions about LGBTQ storytelling in all genres and mediums

Join Vance Bastian, SA Collins, and their guests in weekly podcast discussions about LGBTQ storytelling in all genres and mediums


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Join Vance Bastian, SA Collins, and their guests in weekly podcast discussions about LGBTQ storytelling in all genres and mediums






Ep316-JP Jackson-We Have To Do This As A Threesome

J.P. Jackson returns with his latest release, Summoned, and then we discuss his involvement in the FREE writers convention from NineStar Authors - IQARUS CON (online May 8th, 2021).


Ep315-J. Scott Coatsworth-Oh my God! We're Gonna Die

J. Scott Coatsworth returns to share the many goings on in his life—his Fix the World anthology, the call for submissions to this year's flash fiction anthology, the rollout of limfic.com, and his latest novel Dropnauts!


Ep314-Richard LeMay-The Best Idea Wins

Richard LeMay - filmmaker, screenplay writer, and novelist - joins us to discuss his film projects as well as his his foray into authoring his first novel, All The Way to Wrightsville.


Ep313-Brad Shreve-These Are Not The Romances You Are Looking For

Brad Shreve, host of the Queer Writers of Crime podcast jumps in for something completely different! We compare and discuss the necessity of our respective podcasts and Brad gets to put Vance and Baz in the hot seat about how WROTE began and evolved, and the small part it had in Brad's own journey.


Ep312-Rick R Reed-Come Join Us At The Q

Rick R. Reed returns with his latest releases, including his newest, The Q, as well as what else he's been up to since appearing on the show last year. It's a great conversation and we'd love you to give it a listen.


Ep311-Britt East-There Is No Greater Wisdom Than Kindness

Britt East shares his A Gay Man's Guide to Life, covering creating queer families, cultivating substantial gay friendships, and finding love. It's a heartwarming discussion to listen to!


Ep310-Kim Fielding-Pew Pew

Kim Fielding unveils her latest release, The Muffin Man. As part of the Magic Emporium series, it's a comedic fantasy with sentient sourdough! Yikes! We also have fun discussing writing grand space operas and more!


Ep309-Valerie Miner-Youre Gonna Get Into Big Trouble With This

Valerie Miner shares her latest release, Bread and Salt: Stories. We discuss the work, and her other releases as well as spend some time on the value of "other" and those voices often repressed within the publishing world.


Ep308-MD Neu-Oh God What Was I Thinking

M.D. "Marvin" Neu unveils his upcoming release, "The Called." He & Baz also catch up on the virtual cons he's participating in this year, and a short election themed story anthology, "A More Perfect Union."


Ep307-Tyler Davis-A Handbag with a Paintball Gun

Tyler Davis delivers the first in his new political dystopian series, New America: Awakenings. We talk about how to craft a dystopian work without being centered on futuristic tech or fictional epidemics. It's a great conversation all around.


Ep306-Mike Munich-Choose Your Own Adventure

Mike Munich shines in a FABULOUS conversation on finding our inner divas! As a queer performer and healer, Mike leads a thought provoking and humorous exploration into why divas are so important to queer culture and how harnessing yours can lead to a more healthy life. Use promo code "WROTE" at getstardusted.com to get $50 off your first session!


Ep305-Chris Zyda-Who Are You Texting at 232 In The Morning

Chris Zyda shares his cathartic work, The Storm: One Voice From the AIDS Generation. Though a deep subject, our conversation focuses on the journey of writing a deeply emotional memoir and his approach to the work.


Ep304-Jade Winters-Get Some Reins On Me

Jade Winters jumps into a discussion on her journey from author to filmmaker. She shares her books, film, and pending project in a discussion about storytelling and funding.


Ep303-Rachel Mann-Sex Death and Religion

Rachel Mann, one of the first ordained transgender priests in the Church of England, teases us with secrets about her page-turner novel, The Gospel of Eve. We discuss ancient religious texts, conspiracies, and the historic church's taboo practices!


Ep302-The Magic Emporium Authors-The Save Me Sack

Meghan Maslow, EJ Russell, Ari McKay/Rachel Langella, and Morgan Brice/Gail Z. Martin explode onto the 2021 scene with their multi-author series "The Magic Emporium." The four bring their wit and banter to our show to share the project's concept and their individual contributions! We also explore what a world bible can do for an author writing as part of a team.


Ep301-Matt Lubbers-Moore-ReQueered Tales-Its A Win Win Win

Matt Lubbers-Moore from ReQueered Tales shares which out-of-print queer works they've published this year, and what they have slated for 2021!


Ep300-Rick R Reed-Big Screen Small Screen Any Screen

Rick R. Reed shares his latest release, The Man From Milwaukee, which leads us into a talk about the value of #ownvoices in the horror genre.


Ep299-Angel Martinez-I Cant Remember My Website Dot Com

Angel Martinez returns to preview her upcoming The Anti-Quest, as well as dive deeply into the changing landscape that is the Romance Genre, and crack each other up!


Ep298-Frank W Butterfield-I Knew the Answer to This Yesterday

Frank W. Butterfield returns to share a year of holiday-oriented short stories, dealing with COVID in contemporary novels, and his deep dive into a real 1947 murder in Daytona Beach and how he's using it as a template for a novel!


Ep297-Wayne Goodman-Im Missing a Part Of My Brain

Wayne Goodman, writer of historical fiction and producer of the Queer Words Podcast, joins us to discuss his recent releases, Tim Tam and the Space Pirates, and his collection of queer short stories, All the Right Places.