Weekend Podcast Guide: Writing, Gossip 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!

Smart Podcast, Trashy Books: 455. History, Engineering, and Air Fryers, with Vanessa Riley

My guest this week is Vanessa Riley, whose newest book, An Earl, The Girl, and a Toddler is out now! We talk about reframing history, interrogating the fantasy of historical romance, and the overlap between mechanical engineering and writing romance. We also talk about the narrators for her books, including Bahni Turpin and Adjoa Andoh (aka Lady Danbury on Bridgerton!). And we discuss air fryers – you know, all the essentials.

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Rebel Girls Book Club: The Book of Longings, Part 1

This week Maggie and Harmony dive back into Christian mythology with The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd.

Honestly?!: Episode #168 – Addison Rae Knows Something

On this week’s episode we’re talking about how we’re doing (spoiler: not well!), the season 13 finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Addison Rae’s foray into mainstream pop culture, the Tramp Stamps, getting bullied by TikTok teens, and more!

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My Imaginary Friends: What do you need to know to start writing?

Starting a new manuscript, character voice, and authors behaving badly.

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First Cup of Coffee with Jeffe Kennedy: April 23, 2021

I’m talking about covers today, some do’s and don’ts and why I kept Stella in a red gown on the cover of THE SORCERESS QUEEN AND THE PIRATE ROGUE. Also a panel today, the Paper and Vices podcast, and elephants!

First Cup of Coffee – April 26, 2021: First grape arbor podcast of the year! I’m talking about spring, gardening, and our adventures with nesting birds this weekend, including a near wren-mishap! Also why divine and immortal characters don’t always work for me.

First Cup of Coffee – April 27, 2021:Author kerfuffles, books of the heart, 4.5 star ratings (up or down??), what a well-structured novella looks like, and a shout out today to A.C. Anderson on the release of THE MARS STRAIN. Also, Sam Heughan and Christopher Mason.

First Cup of Coffee – April 29, 2021: How I got angry on a panel because a male writer said the hero’s journey could only belong to a man, about story beats in general, why I think the term “hero” shouldn’t be gendered, and other thoughts on transformation.

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Big Gay Fiction Podcast: Episode 304 – Spencer Spears Takes Us Back to Summersea Island

Spencer Spears discusses his brand new series, “Rebel Hearts,” which is a spin off of the “Murphy Brothers” series. Spencer shares why he decided to continue writing about characters living on Summersea Island, and why he loves to write and read series. He also talks about writing three holiday stories in 2020, how he got started writing romance, and that a camboy romance is something he really wants to write. Jeff & Will also talk about two streaming musicals: “The Last Five Years” and “[title of show].”

Episode 305 – Big Gay Fiction Book Club April 2021: “Striking Sparks” by Ari McKay– This month, Jeff & Will talk about the charming, food-filled, small town romance Striking Sparks by Ari McKay.

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What Would Danbury Do: Ep 27 – So Bad, But He Does It So Well

Daphne & Simon are spending time in the country getting to know each other *ahem* better, while the rest of the Bridgertons & co are still in tumultuous London, where scandal is the order of the day.


– A Dissection of Scowls

– Housekeeper Emotional Whiplash

– Nipple Watch

– Orgasmic Superpowers

– Marina: Villainess or Getting It Done?

– Reproductive Science

– A Number of Options that Would Have Been Better

– Walking as Foreplay


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