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