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Tamora Pierce is a prolific author of fantasy books, most of which feature young women as protagonists and many of which are set in her fictional land of Tortall. With Tortall: A Spy's Guide out earlier this month, io9 spoke with the writer about details left out of the book, diversity in genre fiction, and what happens when you make a commitment to being realistic about growing up.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Tamora Pierce is a prolific author of fantasy books, most of which feature young women as protagonists and many of which are set in her fictional land of Tortall. With Tortall: A Spy's Guide out earlier this month, io9 spoke with the writer about details left out of the book, diversity in genre fiction, and what happens when you make a commitment to being realistic about growing up.