Wrote Podcast

Wrote Podcast

Join Vance Bastian, SA Collins, and their guests in weekly podcast discussions about LGBTQ storytelling in all genres and mediums

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September 23, 2022 65 min

Michael G Williams returns to discuss queer futures and queer joy as seen in his Servant/Sovereign and Autumn noir detective novels. We then review Wildhood and share who won our week.

Media mentioned in this episode: SERVANT/SOVEREIGN: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0881J5BBZ New Life in Autumn: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0B1PJ8SYF Wildhood @ IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11795652/

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O.E. Tearmann returns to share their recent novel, Deuces Are Wild, which leads us to discussing the importance of organizing and educating before civil action is taken. Then Baz & Vance review The Women and share who won the week for them!

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Vance and Baz take a look ahead, review Firebird, and share who won their weeks.

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Dr. Redfern Jon Barrett returns to share his upcoming novel, Proud Pink Sky, which leads us to discussing the importance of breaking out of a binary mindset. Then Baz & Vance review My Fake Boyfriend and share who won the week for them!

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Lee Pulaski returns to share his latest novel, The Night of the Hodag. We discuss writing supernatural investigations, the importance of writing non-traditional relationships (three men in this case), incorporating local lore into writing, and the importance of local writing groups. Then Baz and Vance review Uncoupled and share who won the week for them!

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Victor D'Shawn Evans introduces us to his middle school mystery, The Case of the Missing Lightning Bat. We discuss why it's so importance to support works with characters of color and different sexualities, especially for young teens who are just starting to question. Then Baz and Vance review The Sandman and share who won the week for them!

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John Whittier Treat shares how his experience as a stutterer shaped his novel, First Consonants. We also discuss a bit about how the environment needs to be present in every story moving forward. Then Baz and Vance review Big Eden and share who won the week for them!

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Ellie Johnson shares how her experience on a 450 mile canoe trip lead to writing The Barrens with her father, Kurt Johnson. We discuss a bit about coming out, co-writing with a family member, and the importance of storytelling. Then Baz and Vance review The Lake and share who won the week for them!

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JP Jackson returns to share his latest novels: A Tended Garden, Hood's Ride is Red, Cursed, and Devil's Due with us. Then Baz and Vance review Dance of the 41 and share who won the week for them!

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J. Marshall Freeman returns to share his latest novel: Barnabas Bopwright Saves the City with us, and we then discuss how to make inactive adults believable in YA, as well as diversity and father/son themes. Then Baz and Vance review Umbrella Academy and share who won the week for them!

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Frank W. Butterfield returns to share his latest novels: Situation, The Useful Uncle, and his upcoming The Seductive Sellout with us, and we then discuss his ability to weave mysteries in multiple decades as well as some of his more recent, modern tie-ins. Then Baz and Vance review Stranger Things and share who won the week for them!

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Allen Ellenzweig shares his biography George Platt Lynes: The Daring Eye with us, and we then discuss this photographer's life in the early and mid 1900s as a gay socialite. Then Baz and Vance review Grace and Frankie and share who won the week for them!

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David S. Pederson shares his two 1940s sleuths with us, and we then discuss his recent novel: Murder on Monte Vista, as well as his love of rendering floor plans and designs. Then Baz and Vance review season three of Love, Victor and share who won the week for t

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Sven Davisson introduces us to Rebel Satori Press and its imprints: Queer Mojo, Queer Space, Arabi Manor, and The Library of Homosexual Congress. We then discuss their most recent release, Fever Spores: The Queer Reclamation of William S. Burroughs. Then Baz and Vance review Peacock's Queer as Folk and share who won the week for them!

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Hans M. Hirschi returns to discuss his novel Michel: Fallen Angel of Paris! We discuss how this minor character from an earlier novel has stayed with Hans waiting for his story to be told. Then Baz and Vance review Fire Island and share who won the week for them!

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Veronica Carrera joins us to discuss her memoir 140 Miles of Life: A Remarkable Journey to Self Acceptance & Love! We discuss how she framed her themes of immigration, loss, faith, identity, love, and self acceptance within the legs of her Ironman experience. Then Baz and Vance review Tangerine and share who won the week for them!

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Marcus James joins us to share his novel about sex, revenge, deceit, and affluenza - Where the Vile Things Are! Then Baz and Vance discuss queerness through the Star Trek series!

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Stephen Graham King joins us to share his latest space opera novel that features queer and disability themes, Ghost Light Burn. Then Baz & I share our review of the mini-series "The Staircase."

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Tyler Boyle joins us to share his successes as an inspiring and energetic speaker and performer. He and Baz talk about the impact it can have when you share from the heart. Then Baz & I share our review of the older film "Midnight in the Garden of Goo

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Greg Howard joins us to share his recent novels, Middle School's A Drag - You Better Werk! and The Visitors. We talk about writing for early adolescent readers in a way that opens conversations about life topics like self-discovery, racism, homophobia, bias, and forgiveness. Then Baz & I share our review of the older film "Latter Days."

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