Will kicks off this week’s show with his adventures on jury duty. Jeff talks about getting started on Codename: Winger #3 and trying out dictation to do the first draft.
Will reviews Rainbow Sprinkles by Anna Martin, Lace by K.C. Wells and Satin also by K.C. Wells. Meanwhile Jeff talks about The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli. The guys also talk about Spider-Man: Homecoming and Descendants 2. Jeff discusses his summertime TV watching with World of Dance and So You Think You Can Dance.
Jeff welcomes Bill Konigsberg to the show to discuss his spring release of Honestly Ben, a sequel to 2013’s Openly Straight. They talk about why Bill decided to do a sequel, some of the controversy that’s come up with the book and what Bill’s working on next.
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Here are the things we talk about in this episode:
- Creative Penn Podcast #327: How to Use Dictation to Write Faster & Stay Healthy with Scott Baker on TheCreativePenn.com
- The Writer’s Guide to Training Your Dragon: Using Speech Recognition Software to Dictate Your Book and Supercharge Your Writing Workflow by Scott Baker on Amazon
- Quick Cheats for Writing with Dragon: Hidden Tricks to Help You Dictate Your Book, Work Anywhere and Set Your Words Free with Speech Recognition by Scott Baker on Amazon
- Big Gay Fiction Podcast on Patreon.com
- Big Gay Fiction Podcast patrons on BGFP website
- Rainbow Sprinkles by Anna Martin on Amazon
- Lace by K.C. Wells on Amazon
- Satin by K.C. Wells on Amazon
- The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli on Amazon
- Spider-Man: Homecoming website
- Descendants 2 on DisneyChannel.com
- Bill Konigsberg interview
- Bill Konigsberg: website | Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr | Amazon
- Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg on Amazon
- Openly Honestly by Bill Konigsberg on Amazon
- Honestly Ben by Bill Konigsberg on Amazon
- Out of the Pocket by Bill Konigsberg on Amazon
- “Ben and Bisexuality” blog post on BillKonigsberg.com
- The Trevor Project website
- Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee on Amazon
- Front Lines by Michael Grant on Amazon