True love will get you laid for a couple of years and all of a sudden you're looking at someone and thinking, "What do I see in this person?"
June 11, 2011 5:50 AM Subscribe
Tamora Pierce is a writer of YA fantasy whose novels primarily feature female protagonists. Among other things, her novels explore privilege and prejudice within her fantastic cultures. In a recent interview for The Atlantic, she talks about why we need more girl heroes, the use of birth control for her teenage characters, and the myth of “sappy, sugary, true love”.
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