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No Pain, No Gain

Apparently, there’s nothing like a sinus infection to get you writing again. Or my writer’s block just happened to end in the middle of one, whatever. It was pretty poor timing because I simultaneously wanted to write and wanted to … Continue reading

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Christmas OR ELSE.

Merry Christmas, minions, and I hope it was a good one. Or, you know, a good whatever other holiday you might celebrate, which makes me remember all the *ahem* certain other people who for some reason have a conniption fit … Continue reading

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The Recurring Villain: Defeat

As fun as the recurring villain can be, in its¬†many flavors and utilities, defeat is sometimes a tough spot that makes writing a good recurring villain more difficult to write. It’s along the lines of death and exactly why defeat … Continue reading

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Hair

Hello Minions! I want to talk about hair. That’s because hair can merely be a fashion statement…or it can be symbolic. This came up after I cut just about all my hair off, which is a big deal for me. … Continue reading

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This Post is Eventually About Writing

Hello minions. I’m back and I’m sorry for the delay, but I hope you all enjoyed Tyler’s unit on conlangs. As for me, well. I’ve found a doctor who actually listens carefully to my concerns – you wouldn’t think that’s … Continue reading

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As “Easy” as ABC

Writing systems can be just as hard to come up with as the language itself, so here are a few tips for doing it right. The first question that you have to ask yourself is how many of the speakers … Continue reading

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Word Diversity

Now that we’ve talked a little bit about how to begin creating words for your language, let’s talk about some strategies for diversifying your lexicon. One of the common pitfalls when constructing a language is just making it English (or … Continue reading

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Smith Some Words

Now that you have the sounds that your language can make and how they interact with each other, you can begin to come up with words. How many words do you think you need in your conlang? Well, a 2013 … Continue reading

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Working Towards Words

So you’ve decided to set out on this wonderful adventure of creating your own language. In the last post I talked about how to select the sounds available in your language. Now we’re going to talk about building up towards … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Build A Language?

Hello, Readers! This is Tyler again. As Rii is still focusing her alternate¬†endeavors, I want to take this opportunity to do some more blog posts on conlanging. In my posts last week, I mentioned that creating a good conlang is … Continue reading

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