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.
From the hobbyist, to the amateur, to the professional — most writers have suffered with imposter syndrome at least once.
Here are some triggers for writers, 21 things to try to fight it, and 4 quotes/mantras.
What techniques have you found effective?
Welcome to Part 4 of my WorldCon, CoNZealand panel write ups. The panelists for the “Writers on Writing: What’s in a … More