Monthly Archives: February 2013

New Directions #Friday Fictioneers

After missing last week due to moving, I return to Friday Fictioneers!  Every Friday, writers from all around the world write 100 word (or thereabouts) flash fiction based on a photo posted that Wednesday on Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog. Here’s my … Continue reading

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The Linguistic and Creative Evolution of Angosey

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to meet some fellow conlangers (language creators).  During the course of our talk, I mentioned that I had translated the same poem every few years to watch how my language evolved.   Since this piqued … Continue reading

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The Other Side #Friday Fictioneers

My month old nephew is blissfully asleep (for now), affording me a precious few moments for writing Friday Fictioneers.  Every Friday, writers from all around the world write 100 word (or thereabouts) flash fiction based on a photo posted that … Continue reading

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Backtranslation

Inventing (and using) your own language may be the most solipsistic art in existence.  It makes me wonder if there is an inverse relationship between meaning towards the self and meaning for others – as if you must sacrifice one … Continue reading

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Inserting tilde (~) for URLs in LaTeX documents

There are certain characters that LaTeX has trouble with.  One of the main offenders is the tilde (~) symbol.  If you include it in plaintext, it disappears in the resulting ps or pdf document.  I found out the hard way … Continue reading

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Totem #Friday Fictioneers

Soon it will be time to hit the treadmill and watch some original star trek while trying to convince my body that I can make it just…one…more…mile.  But not yet!  Every Friday, writers from all around the world write 100 … Continue reading

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