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Silkworlds by Boyd Multerer Brings Video Gaming to a Different Market

By: Meghan Young - Published: Mar 5, 2014 • References: silkwords and theverge
The industry of romance writing is incredibly lucrative, consistently bringing in more money than other fiction subgenres, and Silkworlds by Boyd Multerer, who was leading development on the Xbox One last year, wants to get in on the action. Melding romance novel with another equally successful industry, gaming, it provides a more immersive experience for readers that will get them hot and bothered on a more interactive level.

Inspired by his wife, Keri, Silkworlds by Boyd Multerer boasts light story lines that have been paired with illustrations. At certain points throughout the story, readers are offered two choices such as leaving a bar with a handsome stranger or avenging your father’s death. Keri states, "When you read a story, there’s always that ‘Oh, god! Why did she do that?’ This gives the reader the chance to say, ‘Okay, what is she going to do?'