Jeff and I celebrate 300 episodes of the podcast and make a big announcement about the show’s future (hmmmm… whatever could it be?). We also discuss how we’re thrilled by the return of The Great Pottery Throwdown to HBO Max, and the queer representation in season 4.

Jeff talks with debut author Everina Maxwell about her sci-fi adventure romance Winter’s Orbit. They discuss Everina’s inspiration for Prince Kiem and Count Jainan as well as how Everina balanced the romance, sci-fi, and suspense elements. She also talks about the story’s earlier incarnation on Archive of Their Own, what got her started as a writer, and what’s still to come. Everina also has a book recommendation.

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