Lots of video game writers have been speaking out this week! Tombraider scriptwriter Rhianna Pratchett talks about writing female video game characters. Meanwhile, Mass Effect writer Ann Lemay says creating diverse video game characters shouldn't be an issue, new game Remember Me had a hard time finding a publishing due to its female main character, and Border House Blog says No Excuses: It's Time for More Female Protagonists. xoJane talks about David Levithan's new novel, Two Boys Kissing, and the rise of gay YA, while YA author Malinda Lo addresses the risks of publishing this book and the problem with only seeing "white boy" gay YA discussed in the media.
The Atlantic talks "beyond bodice rippers": romance novels and feminism.