Jeff opens with details on the writing week, including the arrival of first round edits for Codename: Winger #1, which has him excited.
The winner of the Valentine’s Day Gay Romance Paperback Giveaway is announced. Congratulations Sue!
The guys talk about skipping Rainbow Book Fair and Rainbow Con this year, along with the news that GayRomLit registration is set to begin February 25.
The podcast’s new patron, Brent, is thanked. Patrons are reminded that the February bonus episode will be posted on Tuesday, inside Patreon, for Valentine’s Day.
Poppy Dennison has a recap of last weekend’s Coastal Magic convention.
Will talks about some podcasts you should be listening to form Rachael Herron. An episode of Smart Podcast, Trashy Books is also mentioned since it features Bea & Leah from The Ripped Bodice bookstore. CBS Sunday Morning‘s Valentine’s weekend story on romance books is discussed.
Jeff reviews the latest romance from Kindle Alexander as well as a middle grade series about musical theatre nerds by Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead while Will looks at the new Dreamspun Desire from M.J. O’Shea.
Jeff gets musical with news about the current Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George starring Jake Gyllenhaal, as well as Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical playing movie theaters. TV shows Powerless and Crazy-Ex Girlfriend are also discussed.
Jay from Joyfully Jay stops by to talk about her website’s upcoming theme week, plus offers up three book recommendations.
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Here are the things we talk about in this episode:
- Rainbow Book Fair website
- GayRomLit website
- Why Persist as a Writer in Time of Such Heinous Fuckery on Terrible Minds website
- Kameron Hurley: How to Keep Writing Trough Time of Great Political Upheaval on Terrible Minds website
- Bob Ross painting episodes on Netflix
- Big Gay Fiction Podcast on Patreon.com
- Big Gay Fiction Podcast patrons on BGFP website
- Poppy Dennison website
- Coastal Magic website
- Petal to the Metal podcast website
- How do You Write podcast website
- Smart Podcast, Trashy Books #232 with Bea & Leah Koch website
- The Seductive Allure of Romance Novels on CBS Sunday Morning website
- Painted on My Heart by Kindle Alexander on Amazon
- Jeff’s review of Painted on My Heart by Kindle Alexander on JeffandWill.com
- Jack & Louisa Act 2 by Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead on Amazon
- Jack & Louisa Act 3 by Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead on Amazon
- Jeff Reviews Jack & Louisa Act 2 and Act 3 by Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead on JeffandWill.com
- The Worst Best Man by M.J. O’Shea on Amazon
- Sunday in the Park with George on Broadway website
- “Finishing the Hat” sung by Jake Gyllenhaal on Facebook
- Newsies: The Broadway Musical on Fathom Events website
- Powerless on NBC
- Crazy Ex Girlfriend on Netflix
- Jay from Joyfully Jay
- Joyfully Jay website
- Opposites Attract Week (April 4-8) details on Joyfully Jay
- Wolfsong by TJ Klune and performed by Kirt Graves on Amazon
- Review of Wolfsong by TJ Klune and performed by Kirt Graves on Joyfully Jay
- Guarding Mr. Fine by HelenKay Dimon on Amazon
- Review of Guarding Mr. Fine by HelenKay Dimon on Joyfully Jay
- Hot Licks by A.M. Arthur on Amazon
- Review Hot Licks by A.M. Arthur on Joyfully Jay
- Lisa Henry on Amazon
- J.A. Rock on Amazon
Great episode as ever. I don’t think Newsies will be coming to a theatre near me (in France) but after listening to you talk about it, and reading this (https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/feb/14/newsies-a-powerful-and-surprising-call-to-arms-in-the-age-of-trump), I wish it were
Do check the website in the shownotes since there are international showings–you never know.
As I mentioned in the show, I’m hoping for a Blu-Ray! 🙂
And thanks for sending along that article. I totally agree with that.
Thanks for the review of Painted on My Heart! This book was adorable! Just the right combo of sexy/sweet/angst for me. I will be going back to find more by Kindle Alexander!
You’re welcome, Patty!
I’m going to read some more Kindle Alexander too. Will’s read others and loved them and I can see why.