Episodes

Episode 413 – Two Authors Join Forces to Become Mika Nix

Jeff & Will welcome authors Mia Monroe and K.M. Neuhold to talk about their new collaboration, writing as Mika Nix for the Drake Security series. Mia and Kyleen discuss what came first, the dragons or the bodyguards, plus the origins of the name Mika Nix. They also share how Nico and Lake’s fated mates romance came together in Hot Head, and offer a few details of what’s still to come in the series. In addition, they each have a book recommendation and tell us what else is coming up for them individually this year.

Look for the next episode of Big Gay Fiction Podcast on Monday, February 13.

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Episode 412 – Queer Graphic Novels Plus Author Julian Winters

Jeff & Will discuss some queer graphic novels they’ve enjoyed including the Fence series by C.S. Pacat, plus two by Andrew Wheeler, Love and War and Sins of the Black Flamingo.

Author Julian Winters returns and in keeping with the comics theme, he and Jeff discuss Superman: Son of Kal-El and the representation it brought to the DC universe. Julian also talks about his new YA novel, As You Walk On By. Jeff also reviews As You Walk On By.

Look for the next episode of Big Gay Fiction Podcast on Monday, January 30.

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Episode 411 – From Hockey Fan to Hockey Romance Collaboration with L.A. Witt and Anna Zabo

Jeff & Will kick off 2023 with authors L.A. Witt and Anna Zabo. They discuss their collaboration with the On the Board hockey romance series, which includes Rookie Mistake (one of Jeff’s favorite books from 2022). Lori and Anna talk about what led them to writing together, and they share some of what readers can expect in the upcoming Scoreless Game. Plus, they each share a book recommendation, and what else is coming up for them in 2023.

Look for the next episode of Big Gay Fiction Podcast on Monday, January 16.

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Episode 410 – Favorite 2022 Books

Jeff & Will wrap up 2022 with an episode packed with reviews and recommendations.

The guys start off talking about some seasonal programming they loved, The Holiday Sitter on Hallmark Channel, A Christmas to Treasure on Lifetime, and Smiley on Netflix. They also discuss their recent reads, including books by L Eveland, KJ Charles, Zac Bissonnette, and Kosoko Jackson.

Looking back at 2022 Favorite Reads, Jeff & Will share some from the Patreon community, and then talk about what was on their favorites list, which includes books from Roe Horvat, Kosoko Jackson, Anna-Marie McLemore, Rachel Reid, Julie Murphy & Sierra Simone, Lev AC Rosen, Charlie Novak, Max Walker, Phil Stamper, and Anna Zabo & L.A. Witt.

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Episode 409 – Eclectic Romances with E.M. Lindsey

Happy Hanukkah and Merry Christmas! Jeff & Will wish everyone celebrating this week a happy, joyful, and safe holiday.

E.M. Lindsey discusses what got them started writing m/m romance, what keeps them inspired to write, and how their eclectic reading habits leads to writing across multiple romance subgenres. We also get the details on Loose Lips Sink Ships, their recently released duology, and Madly Ever After, a “why choose” romance trilogy that releases in January. They also talk about the collaborations they’ve done, which authors are go-tos for them, and more about what’s coming up in 2023.

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Episode 408 – Favorite YA Reads of 2022 with Guest Co-Host Julian Winters

Jeff is joined by special guest co-host, author Julian Winters, to talk about favorite young adult books of 2022. They discuss books by Kalynn Bayron, Aaron H. Aceves, Erik J. Brown, A.L. Graziadei, Simon James Green, Kosoko Jackson, Adib Khorram, Phil Stamper, R. Eric Thomas, as well as one from Julian. In addition, Jeff and Julian get into the spirit of the season discussing holiday traditions and a favorite childhood gift.

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