Sasquan is coming up, and I’ll be there! Here is my schedule: We Won: How SF, Fantasy and Comics Have Taken Over TV Time/Place: Thursday, August 20, 5:00 p.m., Bays 111B Description: Not very long ago it was hard to find any SF on TV, let alone good SF. But today, every night has multiple… Continue reading Sasquan
I’m pleased to announce today that I have reached an agreement with Viking Penguin to write a book on language creation called: The Art of Language Invention. Needless to say, this is a dream come true. I’m working with editor Elda Rotor, and am basically going to put as much into this book as they’ll… Continue reading Book Announcement
I’m back from Chicago and an excellent WorldCon. I’d never really been to Chicago before (just its airport), so this was my first trip to the city, and I have to say: I was mightily impressed. What a city! I didn’t manage to see a Cubs game or get to the lake shore (construction), but… Continue reading Vaes Chafi
Finnaan Anha Dothrak?
So unlike MiniDisc, apparently turn-by-turn navigation systems aren’t going away any time soon (go figure). Thanks to our very own Hrakkar, though, we’ll soon have the option of getting turn-by-turn directions in Dothraki. Pretty wild, right? So this is how it works. Hrakkar found a text file used by Garmin to translate its directions into… Continue reading Finnaan Anha Dothrak?
New Dothraki Words
Note: This post originally appeared at dothraki.conlang.org. As it makes more sense for it to be here, I’ve moved it over (though the original post still exists). So it turned out to be more than a few days, but I’ve finally finished coining new Dothraki words based on the names of those who asked questions… Continue reading New Dothraki Words