Well, well, well! We had some mighty fine entries this time around. I had a hard time deciding on who the winners would be. Nevertheless, decided I have, so announce them I shall! I don’t have time for a big long post this time around, but I very much enjoyed reading all the entries, which… Continue reading Silent Crows
We Have a New Winner
I said in our last IRC chat that today would be the deadline for submissions, and since Qvaak has not submitted a haiku, we will have a new winner this year! But who will it be? First, let’s take a look at the contenders. Starting with Dothraki… First, we have this entry from Zhalio: Khal… Continue reading We Have a New Winner
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Today is my birthday once again; I’m now 34 years old. Since there are no snappy songs associated with the number 34, I think it’s about time for me to stop announcing my age… (Well, except Charles Barkley’s number was 34 on the Suns). I received a nice gift from a fellow conlanger, Andrew Gerber,… Continue reading Asshekhqoyi Anni Save…Save…Save!
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
The Treasure of the Wastes
So back when I announced the annual Dothraki haiku contest, I thought it would be fun to see if anyone could do something with High Valyrian. Then this thing basically became all about High Valyrian. Yikes! All right, so let’s deal with that first. Since Japanese originally used mora counting for its haiku, I thought… Continue reading The Treasure of the Wastes
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Well, it’s that time again. It’s been another year, and now I’m thirty-three. It’s been a heck of a year. I presented at TED and El Ser Creativo, did a really epic season of Game of Thrones that got totally shafted by the Golden Globes, the first season of Defiance, Thor: The Dark World, and… Continue reading Asshekhqoyi Anni Save…Save