Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life

The Four Rules of Using Fake Words

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If your story takes place in another world, none of your characters are really speaking English. They aren’t telling stories or recording history in English; they’re doing it in the language you invented for them. An English language book describing their journey is clearly an anachronism.

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Author: SBolithoe

Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.

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