The Two Gay Geeks 🏳️🌈 have a chat with Kim Fielding, author. We discuss her circuitous route to becoming an author and a couple of funny anecdotes about her writing career and how alive her characters become. We had a great laugh. Have a listen and we hope you enjoy this as much as we did.
About Kim Fielding
Kim Fielding is the bestselling author of numerous m/m romance novels, novellas, and short stories. Like Kim herself, her work is eclectic, spanning genres such as contemporary, fantasy, paranormal, and historical. Her stories are set in alternate worlds, in 15th century Bosnia, in modern-day Oregon. Her heroes are hipster architect werewolves, housekeepers, maimed giants, and conflicted graduate students. They’re usually flawed, they often encounter terrible obstacles, but they always find love.
Kim’s novel Brute was the 2013 Rainbow Award Winner for Best Gay Fantasy and tied for fourth place for Best Gay Novel.
After having migrated back and forth across the western two-thirds of the United States, Kim calls the boring part of California home. She lives there with her husband, her two daughters, and her day job as a university professor, but escapes as often as possible via car, train, plane, or boat. This may explain why her characters often seem to be in transit as well. She dreams of traveling and writing full-time.
World War I veteran Thomas Donne is new to San Francisco. Always a stoic man, shell shock and a lost love have nearly turned his heart to stone. No matter—a private eye has no room for softness. Almost broke, he takes on what appears to be a simple case: finding a missing young man.
As a magician and medium, Abraham Ferencz cons his audiences into believing he can cheat death and commune with their dearly departed. Although his séances are staged, the spirits are very real, and they’ve brought him almost more pain than he can bear.
When Donne’s case becomes complicated and the bodies start to pile up, he and Ferencz must fight their way through a web of trickery and lies. The truth is obscured by the San Francisco fog, and in their uncanny world, anyone can catch a bullet.
In our second segment, we chat about the new Hulu series, Love, Victor and how much we liked it and we also talked about a movie we saw at a film festival that became a hit, Big Eden. What a charming and wonderful film. We also highlight recent articles posted to the tggeeks.com in the past week. As always we have our birthdays and we have the ever-popular feedback segment.
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- TG Geeks Episode 276
- TG Geeks Episode 277
- TG Geeks Webcast Episode 279
- Five Questions with… Naomi McDougall Jones
- Ben’s “Gay” Breakdown | We’re Here Shows The True Power Of Drag
- Nerdy Chupacabras #001
- Ben’s “Gay” Breakdown | Love, Victor Three Episode Thoughts
- Ben’s Breakdown | The Order Season 2 Three-Episode Thoughts
- Capture Lover Is the First Chinese BL Series After Addicted
- Andrea’s Angle | John Stewart’s New Comedy Is Charming, Insightful, and Irresistible.
- News Sushi #102: Morsels of News from Japan and Beyond
- This Got Made hosted by Carlton Tetley – Episode 2
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