Tag: Language


July 2016 Newsletter

June has already passed us and the final half of 2016 has begun! This was a dark and strange eerie month to experience in so many ways, and in other, it was a means of understanding problems still facing the world. This last month was Pride, rainbows were up and we remembered the lives that […]


Walk the Crossroads | Episode 22: Diversity

Our latest episode discusses how diversity can be used in storytelling and the strengths it brings. However, we don’t just talk diversity as a concept in expanding racial, gender or sexual orientation representation, but rather having a diverse group of characters. New points of view add to the story and when balanced create different ways […]


What Sierd is Avalonic Techonology? Part 1

“We shall become not unlike gods with the power we possess.” -Agathe the Wise, Technologist of the Alchemists Guild The history of the Triad and beyond is driven by infrequent manifestations of technological glory. Some among even the Faeru have often wondered why the technological advancement of the Avalon Cluster has come in such a […]


Why I build Languages

One of my greatest passion is the creation, and advancement of language. Advancement through understanding how other languages expression meaning, and the creation as an artistic means of coming to comprehend the greater levels of meaning found in everyday words. This is a central notion of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis which in general states “language shapes how people see […]


Aɲazo Overview (The Amazon Language)

Aɲazo is the language of the Aɲazones people. Having a lengthy history Aɲazo has existed in one form or another for well over a thousand years. It has over this period of time undergone serious evolution, and lingual change. For years it shared serious similarities with languages Mongolian, or even Uighur. But after moving far to the […]


Gazetteer is Coming!

For the past several months I have wanted to write a few essays, and short pieces about the worlds I work on. Actual lore entries that fans can dig into to understand the Nine. So in the future as I get more time from my shifting work habits (I will soon no longer be working […]