Category Archives: writing prompts

Creating Galaxies

For those world-building for a story or just like creating imaginary lands for fun I have now posted a mini class/lecture on “Creating Your Galaxy”.   Lots of this information I acquired while doing my own series.  I have provided several … Continue reading

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Language Affects Culture

How does the language in your story affect the culture? Think a bit on this. It is not just the way a language may be created or the substitution of English for constructed words but rather in how the concept … Continue reading

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Books, Books, Books

I love books and when the local Barnes and Noble has their clearance sale I stock on up on the oddest stuff.  Last week was great. I hauled home three big bags: I got 300 dollars’ worth of books for … Continue reading

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If aliens were to arrive on Earth…..

If aliens were to arrive on Earth, how would we communicate with them? …….. for those who are writing sci-fi , just how would you answer    This is actually where I am in the 5th book of the series, … Continue reading

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Paralipsis

I would never mention paralipsis …… One has to like all the politics going on, if for nothing else than all the news words or terms you can learn. Take for instance paralipsis, now you may already be aware of … Continue reading

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Constructing a Language

In researching a language for my world I accumulated some reference sites that I thought I would pass along… http://conlang.org/ http://conlang.wikia.com/wiki/Create_a_Language http://www.zompist.com/kit.html http://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Language http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-your-own-Language/ http://www.eva.mpg.de/lingua/resources/glossing-rules.php Conlanging 101 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEKcsto7Mjk How to create a language. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0DwPPzxG1g Conlangs DE-Cal ’05, Class 1 (1/28/05) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEYZ-p-ZJM8 Conlangs DE-Cal … Continue reading

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