Why I’m Disappearing Until September

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Hi, and Happy Easter and Passover to everyone celebrating this week and weekend! I wanted to write a brief post explaining why I’ll be missing from now (read: like a month ago) until September. I’m working on three major projects this spring and summer: starting an event planning business, getting a linguistics blog up and … Read more

Language Building: Sounds and Syllables, Part One

Sounds and syllables are the building blocks of any language. When you are creating a language, you want to keep the sounds you use consistent. The consistency lends authenticity to your language, making it seem more natural. This is where phonetics can help you! Step 1: The Phonetic Inventory Phonetics is the study of sounds … Read more

Language Building: Who Speaks Your Language?

Who speaks your language? This is the second part of the Language Building series, where I’ll discuss elements of linguistics that aid in language building. This post deals with the differences between alien language and human language. Long story short: the nature of the characters speaking your language should have an effect of how it’s … Read more

Language Building: Starting Out

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  As a linguist, I love language. I think it’s a requirement. I love learning about how language works and learning whatever I can in languages other than my own. One of my favorite topics in linguistics is fictional or constructed language. Klingon, Na’vi, Atlantean, Elvish— I love it all. A fictional language gives a … Read more

Welcome to WendelynVega.com!

Hello, and welcome to WendelynVega.com! Thanks for taking some time to look at my website! I’m a linguist, a writer, and an amateur artist who’s trying to share my imagination with the world. I plan on updating this blog with short stories and my musings on topics of interest to me and hopefully to you. … Read more

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