The writers them turned to the process of writing imaginatively. Jemisin likes the freedom that world building allows, letting her set up unique un-Earthly axioms, as in her latest book The Fifth Season. On the other hand, Atwood was quick to add that she doesn’t make anything up, per se.
Guardian copy desk makes two big gaffes in Atwood / Jemisin story:
1. the quote below Atwood's photo is actually NK's quote and
2. an "atomic typo'' which spellcheck cannot "see" has author writing ''The writers THEM turned to the process of writing imaginatively. Should be THEN!
see http://atomictypo.blogspot.com to learn more about this SpellCheck Age term
coined by CF Hanif in Florida newspaper in 2004
[Speaking at Book Riot Live with fantasy author NK Jemisin, Atwood discussed the lack of diversity in fictions and the challenges of writing about ‘now’]