Re: CHAT: models and miniatures
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, September 13, 2001, 17:39|
>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.
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