Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Spa Devotional by Archer Tinto (#lesbian #bdsm #erotica)

Wow. Just wow. Spa Devotional: An Unexpectedly Erotic Foray was the most sensual, vibrant, delicious surprise I have enjoyed in ages. Archer Tinto engages all the senses here with a story that moves from sensual tease, to erotic discovery, to fetishistic passion over the course of an afternoon.

There is so much to love about this story. It features some of the most imaginatively passionate women you could ever dream of, and the most beautiful exploration of feminine sexuality you could hope for. It is a story of tender touches, intimate intrusions, and decadent debauchery. I cannot put into words how gorgeous this story was, with the simple act of being undressed as stimulating as blindfolds, ball gags, straps, and stirrups.

The entire book is like a deliciously prolonged orgasm, complete with a slow build, peaks, plateaus, and multiple climaxes. It just keeps getting better (and hotter) with each scene. There is not a lot of dialogue, but being told in the first-person allows us deep insights into what the protagonist is thinking and feeling. She questions so much of what is happening, and certainly has her moments of anxiety, but the bliss of ultimate surrender is all consuming.

Trust me, you have never experienced a Spa Devotional like this - and if you have, I would love a referral.

I've loved reading since I was a kid. I’ve been writing intermittently for years, and I finally decided to polish off some stories and toss them out to readers to see what you think? So far, they are all in the sensual erotica realm, with eight published. But I’m working on a much more complex novel. I love feedback and constructive critique from readers, and I love learning, and discussion with other writers and readers.

@ArcherTinto

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Stranger in 0-G by Kate K. Bassett (#erotica #scifi #bdsm)

The Stranger in 0-G is a prequel to an erotic science fiction opera called The Timewalker Saga from Kate K. Bassett.

This opening chapter is the story of a awkward family, one with secrets, and the promise of a lasting legacy. Pena is trapped in a loveless, arranged marriage with an alcoholic who treats her like a servant, and an odd child of whom she is genuinely terrified. There are some really creepy elements to that family dynamic, with the child's behavior almost bordering on horror.

What drives this story, though, is Pena's forbidden dalliance with a stranger who shows her the kind of erotic passion she has never experienced with her husband. It is a wonderful story within a story, with seductive dialogue, the simple restraint of ribbon, and the fantastical possibilities of sex in zero gravity. It is wonderful to see Pena come alive, and to see her come to terms with that enjoyment, knowing what it means for her marriage.

Coming back out of that scene, however, we find the story returning to places dark and dangerous, complete with hidden motives and secrets that will only be fully revealed in the books to come.

Kate K. Bassett was a former Senior project manager who worked for Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Fox, Turner Television and God Knows Who Else in her twenty year career. Her last project drove her so bonkers that she quit her white collar job and became a dirty, dirty creative. Health and sanity was WAYYY more than a paycheck. She’s not bitter. She really isn’t. She codes mobile phone games and writes horrible erotica ebooks depending on the mood she’s in.
http://kanobassett.com/
@KateKBassett

Monday, December 11, 2017

The Mask of the Jaguar by Kylie Gable (#femdom #feminization #illustrated)

What do you get when a forced feminization superheroine sets herself up as a vigilante for the abused and misused? Well, you get The Mask of the Jaguar by Kylie Gable, now available in an illustrated edition courtesy of Annabelle Brito.

This was a fantastic short story that is more about the transformation itself than the consequences of being transformed - which is entirely fine, because the delights are in the details - and more about the delivery of justice than the act of humiliation - which, again, is a superb choice.

A little Japanese rope bondage get things started, followed by some overnight CIA level hypnotherapy that is designed to wear away the subject's ego and leave him highly susceptible to suggestion. Triggers built into that hypnotherapy enable a quick transformation, with the whole process designed to ensure he still remains aware of his inner shame and humiliation.

There is not a lot of detail invested in the dressing or the cosmetics, but there are some nice touches, such as the electronic shocks that ensure he cannot remove his oh-so-feminine clothes, and the clothes themselves, which are glued and stitched on anyway. On top of that, even if we do not get a lot of detail in application, I loved that the special makeup cannot be removed by normal means.

This a fun story, especially with the new illustrations from Annabelle (the sketch of Katsumi and Jon coming back from the beach is a personal favorite, with the pink of his workout skirt and sports bra the scene's only coloring), but also an empowering one. Like I said, it is less about humiliating the subject than about teaching him a lesson, with the focus of the tale on empowering his assistant to seize her potential.

When she was in college, Kylie Gable had a life changing experience that she's only coming to terms with years later. She was forcibly feminized by one amazing girl and her friends. There are a lot of legitimate questions of any writer in the genre of forced feminization, but even more so for someone like Kylie who purports to tell a true story.

http://kyliegable.blogspot.ca/
@KylieGable

Annabelle Brito is an artist and fan of erotic feminization literature. Annabelle is known as the artist for The Rikki Blackwell’s underground hit, The Martin Hastings Saga and recently Kylie Gable’s critically acclaimed The Jaguar series. Annabelle also curates the Force Feminization Illustration Art blog.

@annabellebrito
www.forcedfeminizationillustrationart.blogspot.com

Friday, December 8, 2017

The 2017 Rainbow Award Winners Announced! (#trans #bisexual #queer)

More than 400 books, 137 judges, $13,000 raised for LGBT charities. Yes, it is once again time to talk about the Rainbow Awards, a wonderful organization which I have been delighted to be a part of since 2010.

You can review the complete list of winners here, but I wanted to showcase the categories that I am always most excited about.

♥ Best Transgender Book
1) Having Her Back Ann Gallagher
2) #Trans: an anthology about transgender and nonbinary identity online Evelyn Deshane
3) Dangerous Times Isobelle Winter

Runners Up:
4-tie) Peter Darling by Austin Chant
4-tie) Scarred by Mia Kerick
4-tie) The Urn Carrier by Chris Convissor
5) The Heart of the Lost Star (Tales of the High Court #3) by Megan Derr

Finalists:
6) Blood Borne (The Republic #3) by Archer Kay Leah
7) Flaunt (F-Word #1) by E. Davies
8) Becoming Kerry by Lynn Kelling
9) Outside the Lines by Caitlin Ricci

I have not read the winner, but I can tell you that Ann Gallagher just catapulted to the top of my to-read list. As for the runners-up, I quite enjoyed Austin Chant's take on the Peter Pan story, and while I have not read this latest chapter, I loved the first book in Megan Derr's series. As for the finalists, I do have to politely cry foul there, because Lynn Kelling (in my opinion) really should have been among the winners.

♥ Best Transgender Debut
1) Dangerous Times Isobelle Winter
2-tie) Peter Darling by Austin Chant
2-tie) The Urn Carrier by Chris Convissor

I probably would have given Austin Chant a slight edge over Isobelle Winter, but both are deserving of being recognized (and read). Chris Convissor I have not read, but I am curious.

♥ Best Transgender - Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance & Romantic Comedy
1) Scarred by Mia Kerick
2) Flaunt (F-Word #1) by E. Davies

Runners Up:
3) Becoming Kerry by Lynn Kelling

Finalists:
4) Outside the Lines by Caitlin Ricci

I have not read most of these, but I am pleased to see Lynn Kelling at least made it from finalist to runner-up in this category.

♥ Best Transgender - Sci-Fi / Futuristic, Paranormal Romance, Fantasy & Fantasy Romance
1) Dangerous Times Isobelle Winter
2) Peter Darling by Austin Chant
3) The Heart of the Lost Star (Tales of the High Court #3) by Megan Derr

Runners Up:
4) Blood Borne (The Republic #3) by Archer Kay Leah

No argument here, although it reminds me once again that I really do need to catch up with Megan Derr. :)

♥ Best LGBT - Non Fiction
The Dirk Vanden Award for Gay Biography / Memoir

1-tie) #Trans: an anthology about transgender and nonbinary identity online Evelyn Deshane
1-tie) Equality: What Do You Think About When You Think of Equality? Paul Alan Fahey

Runners Up:
2) One-Man Show: The Life and Art of Bernard Perlin by Michael Schreiber

Finalists:
3) Cornyation: San Antonio’s Outrageous Fiesta Tradition by Amy L. Stone
4) Dog Church by Gail Gilmore
5-tie) Dispatches From Lesbian America by Giovanna Capone, Xequina Berber, Cheela Romain Smith
5-tie) Fried & Convicted: Rehoboth Beach Uncorked by Fay Jacobs

A bit of an odd category, with most of the titles not really of interest to me, but I am delighted to see Evelyn Deshane come out on top in such a busy group of books.

♥ Best Bisexual, Lesbian & Transgender - Historical & Historical Romance
The Sandra Moran Award for Lesbian Historical Romance

1) The One Thing I Know Keelan Ellis
2) Trafalgar and Boone in the Drowned Necropolis Geonn Cannon

Runners Up:
3) Mistress of Mogador by T.T. Thomas

Finalists:
4) Beast at the Door by Althea Blue

At a glance, I do not see any overtly transgender titles here, but Geonn Cannon looks like a lot of fun and is definitely going on the to-read list.

♥ Best Bisexual, Lesbian & Transgender - Young Adult
1) Having Her Back Ann Gallagher
2) You are not me ('90s Coming of Age series #2) Leta Blake

Runners Up:
3) Pictures of you ('90s Coming of Age series #1) by Leta Blake
4) Pieces by G. Benson

Finalists:
5-tie) Death and Love at the Old Summer Camp by Dolores Maggiore
5-tie) This Would Make a Good Story Someday by Dana Alison Levy

Another win for Ann Gallagher, which is delightful, and while I have not read these two books, I have read some of Leta Blake's other work and she is well worth a read.

Congrats to the authors across all categories!

Freebie Fetish Friday - Putting the TG in TGIF!

Well, if it's Friday, then it must be time to bend our way into the weekend with Freebie Fetish Friday.

Every Friday I search through the weekend's free titles on Amazon, looking for those that might be of interest to readers, fans, and lovers of bending gender and sexuality. Even if you don't have a Kindle, you can still download the titles through one of Amazon's free reading applications, and covert it (if need be) with Calibre. I can tell you I do most of my reading on my tablet, using Kindle for PC, and it works beautifully.

Please do be sure to check the price before downloading anything, though, as most freebies are limited time offers, and some are specific to certain regions.

                                          

Enjoy!

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Experiments In Femininity by Wendy Thorne (#tg #comics #transformation #bisexual)

I have had several readers ask when they might see more comics, graphic novels, and illustrated stories featured on the site, so I hooked up with Amazing Transformation Comics to bring you some pre-holiday delights.


Wendy Thorne, one of the co-founders of the site, graciously agreed to stop by this morning for an interview to get things started. Now, without further ado, please allow me to introduce you to her latest comic, Experiments In Femininity.

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For starters, let me talk a bit about the size and format of Experiments In Femininity, because I think that it all part of the appeal. This is a 111 page comic, which makes it short enough to be enjoyed in a single sitting, but long enough to give you your money's worth. As for the format, it is presented in a landscape orientation that allows each page to fill the screen, eliminating the back-and-forth scrolling of a traditional comic (which always irks me).

Second, let me talk a bit about the illustrations because, after all, that is the primary appeal of a comic as opposed to a short story. Visually, this is an absolutely gorgeous comic. Wendy Thorne demonstrates an impressive attention to detail, with one early page in particular that made me appreciate that this was a professional effort. That page features a close-up of Seth's face (with the rest of the scene slightly out focus), and we can see his freckles, his blemishes, and even the shadows between his teeth. Once you start looking for details, you realize every page is full of them, with little things like shadows and reflections adding life and depth to the scene. Some of the backgrounds do look a little stark, but they are often contrasted with things like carefully wrinkled bed sheets that draw you eye to what is important.

As for the characters, the human figures of the story, they are exceptionally well done. They look, pose, and move like real people. Their clothes hang the way you would expect, and their facial expressions speak volumes. In fact, the only minor flaw I could find was that a pivotal cumshot that looked a little too thick, but still erotically placed and contoured to give the feeling of a dripping face and breasts.

In terms of story, this was a lot of fun, with a great set-up of who Seth is and why he wants to change (he is socially awkward, has glasses, wears plaid pants and a polo shirt with a pocket protector, and walks with crutches); some nice moments of dramatic tension ("error encountered . . . attempting fixes" and "last time it fixed me, this time it'll improve me" both weigh heavy upon the reader); and a great overall progression of Seth's feminization (from healing, to hair growth, to budding breasts, and beyond). I loved the way Wendy teased out Seth's true intentions regarding Penny, and I thought the way Danny reacted to his best friend's changes was entirely realistic.

For my first taste of Wendy's work (and Amazing Transformation Comics in general), Experiments In Femininity was quite impressive. I am looking forward to featuring more of the group's work in the coming weeks.
Wendy Thorne, also known as WendyTheRed, has been creative ever since she was a child. As she got older that creative side expressed itself in writing and drawing but it wasn't until she started doing 3D renders that her creativity truly flourished. Wendy’s comics tend to focus on total transformations that are generally accomplished through science fiction and fantasy means. She will also have elements of BDSM and mind control in her comics as well.
https://www.patreon.com/wendythered
https://wendy-the-red.deviantart.com/

Interview with Wendy Thorne of Amazing Transformation Comics (#trans #comics #femdom)

A little something different today. I have had several readers ask when they might see more comics, graphic novels, and illustrated stories featured on the site, so I hooked up with Amazing Transformation Comics to bring you some pre-holiday delights.


Wendy Thorne, one of the co-founders of the site, has graciously agreed to stop by this morning for an interview to get things started, and I will be following that up with a revew of her latest comic, Experiments In Femininity, this afternoon.

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♥ Thank you so much for taking the time to join us, Wendy - we are so very delighted to have you! Can you give us a brief introduction?

Well, I go by Wendy online, usually either Wendy Thorne or WendyTheRed. I enjoy playing games, rendering images, and writing stories along with binging fun shows on Netflix and Hulu!

I’ve been doing adult comics since about 2013 or so with the formation of Amazing Transformation Comics. I am also working on my first game and will eventually host it on my Patreon site which currently offers coupons to get my comics to my Patrons. It can be found at:


♥ Since you brought it up, and since that is kind of why we are here (LOL), what can you tell us about Amazing Transformation Comics?

The site is a joint venture between Saline and I. I was posting my renders on a forum that Saline and I both used to spend time on. Saline contacted me and asked me if I would be interested in doing comics and opening a site together. I thought it over for about 2 months then called Saline one night and told her I’d just gotten us a site and was starting to set it up! It was a bit impulsive but it worked out!

We try to be fair to our artists and our readers. I am the webmistress of the site and also handle a lot of our promotions, such as posting preview pages on Tumblr and such.


♥ While self-publishing has almost become the standard for authors, comics almost demand a different platform. What drove you and Saline to set up Amazing Transformation Comics?

I covered this a bit in the last question, but a more complete answer was that we wanted to have control of our own comics and offer a place for other artists to also sell their works. I was actually a little hesitant to do it at first but it has become a blessing in many ways.

♥ I only can imagine - it had to have been a ton of work to get established. How have you gone about building such an impressive group of creators? Have they come to you, or have you sought out talent that excites you?

Saline did a lot of the early work on finding artists. We also try to reach out to people and give them a chance to work with us. To our surprise it’s harder than you might think. I believe a lot of people are too shy to “expose” themselves by making these kinds of comics or perhaps believe their art or stories aren’t good enough.

If anyone is interested in working with us, they can send an email to admin@amazingtransformationcomics.com and I’ll get back to them personally!

♥ I know we have a few illustrators who stop by regularly, so hopefully they will take you up on it. Your own work is known for its total transformations, often with elements of BDSM and domination. If it’s not too personal of a question, where does lifestyle experience end and vicarious fantasy begin within your own comics?

My comics actually feature more male domination than female domination along with subtle elements of mind control usually showing up as the new woman finding herself getting more and more submissive.

The question isn’t too personal, however, I like to let my readers have their own fantasy image of who I am so I won’t specifically answer the lifestyle question. I will say that often my comics represent a fantasy of mine or sometimes simply a story that I give a transgender twist.

♥ Fair enough but, on that note, is there a personal fetish or a fantasy that you have yet to explore in your work? Somewhere, maybe, you fear to go?

The only fantasies I haven’t explored in my comics don’t directly relate to transgender transformations so I haven’t ever found a way to include them. There are a few places I get nervous about going but I won’t share them here. I’ll let you wonder “what kinks is Wendy hiding behind that innocent smile?”

♥ Sometimes a little mystery is good! When you and I chatted last week, you talked about many of the creators getting progressively better as they learn and grow. What is the learning curve like for comics, and what do you see as the biggest challenges?

In my point of view comics have roughly 3 components: art, writing and layout. I’ve been writing and drawing since I was probably 6 or 7 years old. I’d grab my mother and make her read my comics. I can even remember the names of a couple of them!

The biggest learning curve in my opinion is in the layout phase. How do you put in the dialogue and the text boxes in such a way that it is pleasing to the eye and doesn’t distract from the art work. My very first comic is very different from my current comics in that area, for example.

The biggest challenge is how you deal with feedback, particularly negative feedback. I once got a fairly low review on a comic I was very proud of and it was from a fairly well known TG comic artist. She and I talked via messages in DeviantArt over the course of a week or two and I took a lot of her feedback to heart and it really improved my work.

♥ As a creator yourself, how does your design process work? Do you start with a story, or is it images that drive the creative process?

For me personally it starts with the kernel of an idea. For example, I might think something like “What if I took the Fallout video games and gave them a transgender twist.” From that idea was born “Tales of a Teenage Vaultgirl.”

From that kernel I usually come up with the beginning and end of the comic. I then start making the characters in Daz Studio and sort of get a feel for them as they’re created. After that I tend to let the characters and story grow organically. This has, a time or two, resulted in the comic ending totally differently than I originally planned!

♥ What are some of the weirdest or most wonderful reactions you’ve had from readers, either to your own work or to the site?

For me, the most wonder was feedback I got from a reader who is almost blind. He could barely see my images and he told me he took my PDFs and used a computer program to break it up into separate pages then projected them up on a wall. He then had a friend read the dialogue to him. I was just wowed he went to so much effort simply to read my comics.

♥ Wow, that is amazing . . . and quite flattering! Outside of the Amazing Transformation Comics stable, of course, is there a writer or an illustrator who inspires you, or someone you turn to when you want to escape into someone else's imagination?

Well, when it comes to adult stuff, my focus has increasingly turned to games available through Patreon. When it comes to non-adult, I tend to enjoy stories with a supernatural or sci-fi element to them. So on TV it’d be things like Twin Peaks and Stranger Things and in movies it’s Star Wars and anything by David Lynch.

♥ Finally, with 2017 coming to a close, what can we look forward to seeing from yourself and the site in the new year?

Well, for me personally I plan to eventually return to my Supernatural Hunters universe. The last comic was a bit of a cliff hanger in some ways and a bit of a downer if I’m honest! I also am working on a game that is basically a very adult version of Twin Peaks or Life is Strange or similar odd types of small town supernatural mysteries.

For the site, I honestly don’t know what the other artists have planned. Generally I get contacted a week or two before their new comic comes out. We are hoping to find some new artists, either rendered or hand drawn.

♥ Well, thanks for taking the time to join us, Wendy. I am sure readers are already curious, so hopefully we can turn curiosity into obsession with my review this afternoon.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Femdom & Futa Erotica - Audiobook Editions! (#sissy #femdom #futa #audiobook)

Some very exciting news this week!

I recently signed a contract with Wordwooze Publishing to produce audiobook editions of a few of my short stories, and the first two went live this week!

Sissy Rachel Earns Her Collar is a revised edition of my story from the Lipstick For Her Leather anthology. While it is not a true story, it does draw heavily upon my own experiences, and Rachel is someone with whom I identify a great deal.

This is a story that is very close to my heart, and hearing it read aloud left me with some very happy tears.

We were fortunate to get the lovely Audrey Lusk to narrate it (you may recognize her voice from audiobooks by Mistress Dede, Mistress Harley, Jacqueline Sweet, Yamila Abraham, Tymber Dalton and many others) and I think you will agree she has done a fantastic job.

A Queer Sort of Queen is a slightly more polished version of my story from the Futa Explosion anthology. This one was a lot of fun to write, one of those stories that just carried me away, demanding a completely different tone and emotion than I had originally envisioned.

I really love this story, especially since something so bright and lovely came out of what was originally a very dark, almost painful tale. It reminds me of how far I've come myself.

For this one, we are very excited to have Louise Cooksey doing the narration (you may recognize her from the taboo stylings of Akira Brooks and Cunning Kimmy or the darker, edgier stories of Jubilee Savage and Marc Johnson) and I think she has absolutely nailed the atmosphere I was going for.

I have a few free Audible.com coupons to giveaway to anybody who fancies giving them a listen, and who is willing to give them a review. Just leave a comment below or pop me an email.