From werewolf clans to alien hives, this panel will discuss the most imaginative and thought-provoking examples of family structures in genre works.
So many book recommendations!
p.s. This is also my 700th post! WHOA!
P.s.s. It’s also Catticus’s gotcha anniversary, so great week all around.
While some panels are good because of what they say, some are great because of the inspiration they give you. This? Was a great panel.
Here are their 6 tips on writing aliens, a couple of things NOT to do, book suggestions, and the 6 notes I took for my own story.
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.