Wrote Podcast

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

Bailey Merlin Interview

Bailey Merlin shares her debut novel A Lot of People Live in This House. We discuss how Bailey's actual experience living in an intentional community inspired the book. https://www.baileymerlin.com/ http://www.wrotepodcast.com/bailey-merlin/

Nathan Burgoine Interview

'Nathan Burgoine returns to introduce us to the Hi-Lo style of writing with his latest young adult novel Stuck with You. We discuss the benefits of this high-interest, low readability approach to literature and why it's important. https://apostrophen.wordpress.com/ http://www.wrotepodcast.com/nathan-burgoine/

Mary P Burns Interview

Mary P. Burns introduces us to her murder mystery Cold Case Heat, and shares that it's based on real world events in such a way that she had to dip into memoir-writing skills to put this story together. https://marypburns.com/ http://www.wrotepodcast.com/mary-burns/

Damian Serbu Interview

Damian Serbu returns for a great discussion of his latest release, The Vampire's War. We talk about author works mirroring author lives and why the freedom of the monster calls to us as readers. https://damianserbu.com/ http://www.wrotepodcast.com/damian-serbu/

Judy Kiehart Interview

Judy Kiehart introduces us to her memoir Calico Lane, and shares her journey through other people's expectations on her life to where she arrived at the life that's authentically her own. https://www.judykiehart.com/ http://www.wrotepodcast.com/judy-kiehart/

Daniel M Jaffe Interview

Daniel M. Jaffe introduces us to his book The Grand Sex Tour Murders, and shares the book's satirical poke at the world as well as the story behind the banning of the first cover. https://www.danieljaffe.com/ http://www.wrotepodcast.com/daniel-m-jaffe/

Bodies Review

Vance Bastian and SA "Baz" Collins give their thoughts and reviews of the Netflix series Bodies. They explore how it relates to queer life and discuss their strengths and flaws. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt18347622/ http://www.wrotepodcast.com/bodies-review/

Last Week This Morning– Oct 22-28

Vance Bastian and SA "Baz" Collins look at the headlines that caught their attention during the week of Oct 22-28, and then share their Wins of the week. Links: Vance: Fed Judge Blocks TN Drag Ban: https://apnews.com/article/pride-lgbtq-tennessee-dragshow-aclu-lawsuit-2a421c8f72dc93ddf6fa38708ac14f6f Orlando Pride For the Win: https://www.wftv.com/news/local/large-crowds-show-up-this-years-come-out-with-pride-festival-downtown-orlando/26TVYORH4ZG7LMJFN6FUWRIEWU/? MI House Bans Gay/Trans Panic Defense: https://upnorthlive.com/news/local/michigan-house-passes-ban-on-gay-trans-panic-defense-along-party-lines Conservatives call for boycott of Listerine's inclusion: https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2023/10/conservatives-freak-out-call-for-boycott-of-listerine-over-pride-packaging/...

Richard D. Mohr Interview

Richard D. Mohr introduces us to his book The Splendid Disarray of Beauty: The Boys, the Tiles, the Joy of Cathedral Oaks ― A Study in Arts and Crafts Community, and shares how he came across information of these historic men and the community they built. https://www.amazon.com/stores/Richard-D.-Mohr/author/B001HP7T3S http://www.wrotepodcast.com/richard-d-mohr/

Werewolves Within Review

Vance Bastian and SA "Baz" Collins give their thoughts and reviews of Werewolves Within. They explore how it relates to queer life and discuss their strengths and flaws. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9288692/ http://www.wrotepodcast.com/werewolves-within-review/