Join Vance Bastian, SA Collins, and their guests in weekly podcast discussions about LGBTQ storytelling in all genres and mediums. If you're scheduled to be on the show, submit your latest work to Jayne to be considered for a review!
info_outline Ep261-Hans M Hirschi-Nobody Ever Told Me How To Douche 03/27/2020
Ep261-Hans M Hirschi-Nobody Ever Told Me How To Douche Hans M Hirschi shares his upcoming release Matt: More Than Words, and a project he's working on that pairs writers and dancers, plus a bit about being creative in this Covid-19 era.
info_outline Ep259-Brent Hartinger-On A Journey To A Greater Destination 03/13/2020
Ep259-Brent Hartinger-On A Journey To A Greater Destination Brent Hartinger, playwright, screenwriter and novelist, returns to discuss his latest release, Otto Digmore Decision, his career as a writer, and the decision he and his husband Michael made to become digital nomads.
info_outline Ep258 – Julia McBryant – I Can Say That On Here Right? 03/06/2020
Ep258 – Julia McBryant – I Can Say That On Here Right? Julia McBryant returns to share her latest works, A Low Country Lovers bundle, a gay-boys-drama titled Masked Boys, and her first lesbian fiction Never Have I Ever. She then drops some wisdom of the ages!
info_outline Ep257-Jan St. Marcus-Its Just Easier To Be Homeless 02/28/2020
Ep257-Jan St. Marcus-Its Just Easier To Be Homeless Jan St. Marcus shares his new novel release, Damaged Hearts. We discuss POV, characters who come from damaging backgrounds and queerdom in literary and media works.
info_outline Ep256-Naomi McDougall Jones-When Womens Foreheads Move 02/21/2020
Ep256-Naomi McDougall Jones-When Womens Foreheads Move Naomi McDougall Jones, award-winning actress, writer, producer and women-in-film activist, sparks an important conversation about equity in the film industry with her first book, The Wrong Kind of Women: Inside Our Revolution to Dismantle the Gods of Hollywood, published by Beacon Press.
info_outline Ep255-Frederick Feeley Jr-State of the Queer Union 02/14/2020
Ep255-Frederick Feeley Jr-State of the Queer Union Frederick Feeley, Jr. shares his latest release, Hallelujah, and some political discussion regarding where he thinks we are as queer people in these often stressful times.
info_outline Ep253-Brenda Murphy Megan Hart-Intimacy With My Imaginary Friends 01/31/2020
Ep253-Brenda Murphy Megan Hart-Intimacy With My Imaginary Friends Brenda Murphy and Megan Hart join us to discuss their duology release, Soul Burn, and how the team-up happened thanks to a fun road trip!
info_outline Ep252-Kevin Klehr-Don't Start Typing C-L-A-R 01/24/2020
Ep252-Kevin Klehr-Don't Start Typing C-L-A-R Kevin Klehr returns to share his latest release, Winter Masquerade, as well as an "on the ground" update on the massive wildfires consuming Australia. It's a great conversation all around. Complete with blooper/outtake that happened near the end of the show!
info_outline Ep251-OE Tearmann-Sex Drones and Rock and Roll 01/17/2020
Ep251-OE Tearmann-Sex Drones and Rock and Roll OE (Olivia) Tearmann shares their latest release in the Aces High, Jokers Wild series. We also discuss the importance of "found family," and the life of a Rez kid straddling two cultures.
info_outline Ep250-David R Slayton-A Bloody Little Wind-up Toy 01/10/2020
Ep250-David R Slayton-A Bloody Little Wind-up Toy David R Slayton joins us for a great conversation about his upcoming work, White Trash Warlock. It's a laugh-laden exploration of his philosophy about queer writing, own voices, allies and publishing in general. PLUS! We have the longest blooper/outtake in WROTE's history! Well worth the listen.
info_outline Ep249-Tim O'Leary and Robert Rice-This Guy Turns Into A Demon 01/03/2020
Ep249-Tim O'Leary and Robert Rice-This Guy Turns Into A Demon Husbands Tim O'Leary and Robert Rice join us to discuss the creation, writing, producing and acting for their audio drama podcast "Uumbaji" AND their upcoming series, "Demonhuntr." It's a great, laugh-filled conversation to start off the New Year!
info_outline Ep248-A 2019 Authors Roundtable 12/27/2019
Ep248-A 2019 Authors Roundtable LA (Lori) Witt, Kim Fielding, Frederick Feeley, Jr, and SA "Baz" Collins are herded by Vance Bastian as they reflect on their careers, struggles writers face, and what we look forward to in the future. A great discussion for rounding out the year!
info_outline Ep247-Trebor Healey-I Took All These Trips and I Didnt Pay For Any Of It 12/20/2019
Ep247-Trebor Healey-I Took All These Trips and I Didnt Pay For Any Of It Trebor Healey shares his journey through Latin America, discusses his latest release, Falling, a collection of short stories, and touches on political, social, and economic issues and how they relate to queer life.
info_outline Ep246-Kit Thomas-I Had My Own Parade 12/13/2019
Ep246-Kit Thomas-I Had My Own Parade Kit Thomas joins us for a deep discussion about growing up Native, finding art, the power of saying yes, creating works that fight for social justice, and a new project she is brainstorming to bridge the gap between Natives and Non-Natives via her art.
info_outline Ep244-SA Collins-Beware Native Authors In Your Midst 11/29/2019
Ep244-SA Collins-Beware Native Authors In Your Midst Join us for a Native American (specifically, the Haudenosaunee/Iroquois) culture discussion as our very own, SA 'Baz' Collins, presents his latest NineStar Press release, Beware Mohawks Bearing Gifts, Book One of the Cove Chronicles series. We also chat a bit about his other release, Before the Fall, the second book in his re-release of his Angels of Mercy series. And we wrap up with a brief chat about race/culture representation by non-PoC authors.
info_outline Ep242-Julia McBryant-I Cant Believe Im Telling You This 11/15/2019
Ep242-Julia McBryant-I Cant Believe Im Telling You This Julia McBryant joins us for a hysterical and thought provoking conversation about her recent release, Beautiful Boys, and her journey into M/M Romance.
info_outline Ep241-FE Feeley Jr-Its the Imperfections That Keep You 11/08/2019
Ep241-FE Feeley Jr-Its the Imperfections That Keep You FE Feeley Jr. (Freddie) steps in to share his recent releases in the The Color of Love series, which leads us into diving into the complexities of two people coming together while healing from their own pasts. A very engaging and thoughtful conversation!
info_outline Ep239-MD Neu-There Might Be a Former Pornstar and a Scientist 10/25/2019
Ep239-MD Neu-There Might Be a Former Pornstar and a Scientist M. D. Neu brings his novel, TAD - The Angel of Death, to the show so we can discuss how he shone a light on an angel of death and a drag queen being kind over the years. Plus we crack each other up as our silliness grows.
info_outline Ep237-Matt Moore-Learning About Handkerchiefs and Code Words 10/11/2019
Ep237-Matt Moore-Learning About Handkerchiefs and Code Words Publisher Matt Moore shares how his group ReQueered Tales, is bringing back queer literary works no longer in print.
info_outline Ep234-RR Campbell-Old Western But With Dinosaurs Instead of Horses 09/20/2019
Ep234-RR Campbell-Old Western But With Dinosaurs Instead of Horses R.R. (Ryan) Campbell returns to discuss the new installments of his EMPATHY series. Do you like old westerns but with dinosaurs? Well, we've got that too!
info_outline Ep233-Brenda Murphy-Youre Never Going to Be a Good Secretary 09/13/2019
Ep233-Brenda Murphy-Youre Never Going to Be a Good Secretary Brenda Murphy joins Baz to discuss writing a series, with all the things that come with it, as they talk about her latest release, Complex Dimensions, which is due to release from NineStar Press on September 23rd.
info_outline Ep232-Hans Hirschi-Ive Never Spoken About This to Anybody 09/06/2019
Ep232-Hans Hirschi-Ive Never Spoken About This to Anybody Hans M. Hirschi returns to discuss the conclusion of his YA series, The Golden One, and reveal the next children's novel he's working on.