What if the creatures of folklore existed alongside us? How would we need to rearrange our taxonomic systems to incorporate them? What sorts of diseases would we need to watch out for? And what could you do to keep them away from your magnolias?
Welcome to Part 12, my final WorldCon, CoNZealand panel write up. The panelists for the titular panel were as follows: … More
When we read a book or watch a show with a created language, it’s easy to wonder — did they invent a word or the whole language?
And when I write, do I need to create a whole language?
Here are the layers of a language, and the levels of language construction you can choose. Plus, a few more tips and tricks for getting your conlang just right.
While fairy tale contracts can often seem cruel and capricious:
– They can’t get something for nothing
– There must be consent (often uninformed, though)
– There’s always a loophole
At Spirits Abroad and At Home, we got to hear 3 writers from non-european descent talk about the different ways spirits are seen in their cultures. Comparing and contrasting between their cultures and the Western storytelling norms.