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Re: CHAT: models and miniatures

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Thursday, September 13, 2001, 17:39
Nik Taylor:
> >Irina Rempt wrote: > > The point is not that I want fiction to be real (and in fact I quite > > like fiction, art, and so on), but that I can't work on Valdyas as > > fiction, I have to work on it as imagined reality. And there *is* a > > difference, but I can't explain it any better than that at the > > moment. > >I think I understand. There is only so much you can do with your >conlang, because it feels dishonest, or even "fake" to do some things. >It feels as if there really is that language there that you're figuring >out. That your conlang is, in essence, a "theory" or "reconstruction" >of this real language.
I feel the same way with my con-worlds, which most definitively are fiction. Andreas _________________________________________________________________ Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at