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Re: Starting conlanging

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Friday, May 14, 1999, 5:24
> > I'm wondering how many people here started conlanging spontaneously, and how > > many got the idea from existing conlangers, like me (whether those were > > conlangers here on the web, or well-known ones like Tolkien and Okrand). > > Definitely spontaneously; I've been making up words and (especially) > names-with-a-meaning for as long as I can remember, and didn't start > to read Tolkien until I was about 10 (in Dutch) and the appendices at > 14 (in English; my parents had a paperback translation with only > Appendix A and B).
Same here, same story! I've told this one before, and it's on my webpage.Sally