Interview with TGStories

24 07 2012
TGStories book cover

TGStories book cover

There is actually a small TG fiction and entertainment industry out there, including sites that offer quality fiction for a reasonable price. I had a chat with TGStories, the editor of the site with the same name.

What made you start writing stories like these?

Well, generally, I do not write the stories on the site.   I hire some of the most talented writers (I think) who have a real sense of how to write a TG themed story.   

What I like about out story is that I think they are really sexy AND really great stories.   For me,  regardless of how provocative the subject matter if the storyline doesn’t make sense it is not a story I want to publish.  

Who have influenced you?

It is funny, because I didn’t really know it at the time, but I think the person who made TGstories and my LULU store possiable is Lee Brewster.   Lee died in 2000.  

Lee had two HUGE spaces in NYC that catered to crossdressers.  One store was all clothes, and the other was books and magizines.   

Growing up, it never occured to me that there was TG themed fiction, so imagine my shock when one day when I was in my 20s I saw a title at a newspaper stand.  It was called  Teenage TV (yes I remember);  I thought I was in heaven.  

After that, I was a steady fan of Lee’s books.   I started TGstories in 1996, so I really didn’t have a sense of how much the internet would grow…I really started it because of my personal love of the stories.  

What are your favorite themes?

That is hard, because I think I respond to detail more than themes…  But, I think that I really like things that are feminine, so story lines that involve things like beauty parlors, and clothing stories appeal to me.  

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