Frolic Podcast Network Weekly Wrap-up: NaNoWriMo, Hanksgiving, Unlikeable Heroines and More!

Frolic Podcast Network Weekly Wrap-up!

Want to find your next bingeable podcast? Don’t know where to start? Scared you’ve missed something?  We have listed episodes from our amazing podcasters from the last week for you to check out!

boobies and noobies podcast

Becky Feldman from Too Stupid to Live joins me to discuss the final two books in the Bluewater Billionaires series. We’re talking rescue dogs, boss ass lady billionaires, and steamy motorcycle kissgasms. Plus, we share your favorite tropes, scenes, and naughty bits from the series, play a round of Marry, F*ck, Friend, or Party Pal with the characters, and giveaway two prize packages to Bluewater Billionaires Book Club members!

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The Cutaways
The Cutaways: Episode #145 – The Terminal

2004- An Eastern European tourist unexpectedly finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there. Ratings:  Ashley – 3.5/5  Justine – 3/5  It’s a Hanksgiving Day miracle we made it to air on time! Time to check all your baggage because this movie is about seeing people for being people, what it means to be a human, and striving to be better. Just what you want in a holiday movie, right? We also are doing a giveaway for Kerry Winfrey’s book “Waiting for Tom Hanks.” Tune in for details!

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Not Your Mom's Romance Book Club
Not Your Mother’s Romance Book Club: Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught

Ellen and Mom talk about the classic favorite Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught. Does this perennial favorite live up to the hype?

Shelf Love Podcast
Shelf Love: The Case of the Missing O: Wallbanger by Alice Clayton with Kelly Reynolds from Boobies & Noobies

Kelly Reynolds (Boobies & Noobies Podcast) joins me to discuss Wallbanger by Alice Clayton, a rom-com that took Romancelandia by storm in 2014. This book features a missing Orgasm, neighbors to lovers, and a modern rake archetype. We also dive into generational crushes, why some books seem to age really fast, and what makes a book worth reading.

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Living in The Pages: Willow Aster
Living in the Pages: Paullina Simons

In this extended episode, a starstruck Willow meets and chats with an author she has long admired— International bestseller, Paullina Simons. They discuss a myriad of topics, including Paullina’s feelings of love and heartbreak for her homeland, the mystical manifestations of some of her characters, and a few of the side benefits of research.

Jeff and Will's big gay fiction
Big Gay Fiction Podcast: Episode 215 – Mpreg 101 with Nora Phoenix, Silvia Violet, Victoria Sue and Susi Hawke Plus Special Guest Charlie David

This week Jeff & Will focus on the Mpreg genre. While they were at GRL, Will sat down with authors Nora Phoenix, Silvia Violet, Victoria Sue and Susi Hawke and they discussed everything about the genre, including the difference between Mpreg and Omegaverse, what knotting is, how wonderful the fans are and what’s coming up next for each of the authors. In addition, Will talked with Charlie David about his work as an audiobook narrator on several books in the genre.


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Learning the Tropes: Grin and Beard It by Penny Reid

This week we read Grin And Beard It by Penny Reid and talked about comedic actors winning Oscars, whether stars should date normies and Clayton gets grossed out by finger licking… again. 

Smart Podcast, Trashy Books: 378. Owning Your Anger and Being Yourself: Live from East City Books with Andie J. Christopher

Recorded on a cold, cold evening on 13 November 2019, live from East City Books: my conversation with Andie J. Christopher about Not the Girl You Marry. We talk about the book (obviously – but I promise no spoilers) and about gender-updates of familiar stories and tropes. We discuss what exactly should happen to the term, “unlikeable heroine,” and what stories we want to read. How many times will we mention Chris Evans? Take a guess! And, if you’re interested, you can take a drink with every mention.

First Cup of Coffee with Jeffe Kennedy
First Cup of Coffee with Jeffe Kennedy: November 18, 2019

#PantsNaNoWriMo day 18: A quickie check in today, and sharing a bit about the business side of show business.

First Cup of Coffee – November 19, 2019: #PantsNaNoWriMo day 19: Pantsing DOES NOT mean no structure. I use a structure – and spreadsheets! – to chart my progress and predict the novel beats and eventual length. Today I talk about how this works, and when it doesn’t, and why THE FATE OF THE TALA will be 40K longer than I thought. Also why I’m so energized by this somewhat daunting discovery! Hint: it has to do with Tao. 

First Cup of Coffee – November 20, 2019: #PantsNaNoWriMo day 20: Talking today about the business and money end of being a writer – and how your goals affect your priorities and decisions. For those interested, you can look at my Author Coaching packages here: or in the website store here:

First Cup of Coffee – November 21, 2019:  #PantsNaNoWriMo day 21: In the trenches thoughts on being a pantser/gardener – and a reminder that dramatic beats and story structure are mileposts only, and not formula. A lot of story-structure advice comes from analyzing what someone else did intuitively.

First Cup of Coffee – November 22, 2019: #PantsNaNoWriMo day 22: Approaching the story like a tesseract: you don’t have to know the whole thing. Also setting goals and keeping them firmly in mind.

Tea and Strumpets Podcast
Tea & Strumpets: A Regency Romance Review: 013 – Bridgerton 3 – An Offer From A Gentleman

We’re back aboard the Bridgerton Express, arriving at station stop Benedict! Join us this week for a stunning Cinderella story spun by our favorite fairy godmother, Julia Quinn! We get all the classics – an evil stepmother, a masked ball, and a Mysterious lady who disappears at midnight, and that’s only part one! Two years have gone by when suddenly our hero and heroine are reunited. Yet, it’s not quite the reunion we were expecting… We were once again reduced to sighs of longing and giggles from Bridgerton sibling wit. We’re reading An Offer from a Gentleman by Julia Quinn and cannot wait to see how this HEA comes to be!! **Stop! Spoiler time!**


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