Angelle Petta, author of the gay historical fiction novel "The Artist and the Soldier" talks about finding inspiration in Rome & bringing this young gay love story to life

Join Kelli & Anne for their 27th new LIVE episode.

First they catch you up on their crazy summer so far starting with seeing Kathy Griffin and all the madness that ensued. Next they talk about how much fun they had on Kelli's R Family Vacations trip at Club Med Sandpiper and the remote podcasts they taped while there. Finally, they wrap talking about Anne's concert in Rehoboth Beach at The Blue Moon and how much she loves performing there.

Next they are joined by special guest Angelle Petta, author of the gay historical fiction novel The Artist and The Soldier. Hear all about how she was inspired to write this period novel about a budding romance between 2 young men during WWII starting when they meet in New York in 1938 and how they finally reconnect in Rome in 1944.  "Readers of historical novels and gay fiction will applaud the depth and diversity of this story, which stands out from the crowd...."- D. Donovan, Sr.

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As always they end with a specialty cocktail from Equality Vodka. In honor of Angelle, they are serving up The Writer's Block!

Anne Steele