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!
Smart Podcast, Trashy Books: 391. RWA One Month Later, Part IV: A Conversation with Courtney Milan
Welcome to part four and the final episode in my series on RWA: One Month Later. We’ve heard from C Chilove, Laurel Cremant, and Diana Neal, the officers of CIMRWA, from past RWA president HelenKay Dimon, and from Jessie Edwards, Marketing and PR Manager for RWA. Today, I’m speaking with Courtney Milan. There’s a lot to process, and this is a somewhat emotional interview wherein we talk about what happened, her reactions, and what’s next for her. We also talk intermittently though non-specifically about the physical manifestations of trauma so please be aware going into this episode if that’s something difficult for you to listen to.
This Lesbian Ship is Intense: The Bold Type 402: I’m Not Trying to Respect Straight People
SPOILER ALERT: Richard and Sutton get engaged. Elsewhere—Jane gets a mammogram!!!!!, Kat works with a closeted pop star, and Jacqueline struggle to make the adjustment to #Scarlet
Tif Marcelo (romance & women’s fiction author writing joyful stories of Filipino relationships without the oppression) and I read Thirsty by Mia Hopkins. This sexy contemporary explores outcasts, anti heroes, and forgiveness. We also discuss communities, how communities aren’t always what they seem to outsiders, and the personal calculus one makes about wanting to continue belonging to a community – when do you stay, and when is it time to go?
Secret Baby Romance Novel Minisode: Kini Delivers a Bundle of Joy: Minisode! Kini Allen and I talk about the secret baby trope in romance novels, I share all the ones I forgot I had read, and then she shares some favorites. Then, listeners weigh in on the trope and I make the case for representing other reproductive choices in romance. This episode may not be for everyone. Content Warning: We talk about unintended pregnancy in the course of this episode, and in the outro I talk about contraception, abortion, and miscarriage in romance novels.
Living in the Pages with Willow Aster: Catherine Cowles
In this episode, Willow sits with author, Catherine Cowles. Catherine opens up about her “write-and-walk-away” process, injuries and tragedies that reshaped her career and informed her writing, the way in which she draws inspiration from her community as well as her personal grief, and her relationship with her bark-y boyfriend, Buckley.
Tea & Strumpets: 021 – Secrets of Charlotte Street 2 – The Earl I Ruined
Our episode today is one most scandalous, A Lady and an Earl who were far from amorous. A bold action to disparage, Leads to a necessary offer of marriage. Will there ever be trust between them then, In this titillating tale by Scarlett Peckham? And while our characters’ love was allowed to soar, Zoë and Kelsey could in no way reach an accord. And with the end of this terrible poem, We invite you to tune in for details and then some! **Spoilers, I’m really bad at poems**
First Cup of Coffee with Jeffe Kennedy: January 31, 2020
Burbling about an amazing, insightful review of PRISONER OF THE CROWN and ranting a about cons that charge authors to both be the content and attend.
First Cup of Coffee – February 3, 2020: My productive weekend, update on the release of THE FATE OF THE TALA, and various ruminations on preserving lanyard ribbons and female gaze in SFF.
First Cup of Coffee – February 4, 2020: A snowy morning in Santa Fe – and I’m mostly giving info on when and how you all can get THE FATE OF THE TALA, and how I’m starting in on THE PROMISED QUEEN. Also loving AURORA BLAZING!
First Cup of Coffee – February 6, 2020: Talking today about process, owning it – & how it’s okay to get hives hearing about someone else’s process. Also raving about the movie Wild Rose, discussing art and sacrificing for it – and conversely, taking time off.
Big Gay Fiction Podcast: Episode 226 – “PsyCop” and “Spellcraft” with Jordan Castillo Price
Jordan Castillo Price joins Jeff to talk about “Bitter Pill,” which is the eleventh book in the “PsyCop” series, as well as “The ABC’s of Spellcraft” series. Jordan details the origins of both series, talks about what’s coming next and also what got her started as an author. Reviews this week include “The ABC’s of Spellcraft Collection Volume 1” by Jordan Castillo Price, “19 Love Songs” by David Levithan and Netflix series “AJ and the Queen.”