Ep 71: Poppy Recaps Coastal Magic, Joyfully Jay Talks Theme & Books & More
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.
Complete shownotes for episode 71 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.