Hersenskim sponsored! I did it! I sponsored the word “hersenskim” in the Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal (Dictionary of the Afrikaans Language – think the OED). Basically sponsoring words are a way of procuring more funds to continue with the lexicography… Read More ›
The Ruon Chronicles
Writing update time! So, I have ended up doing quite a bit of writing, but feeling like I am not really getting anywhere because the writing consists of so much planning. Worldbuilding different worlds, changing my mind The previous NaNoWriMo’s… Read More ›
When worldbuilding, I find it easiest to write myself short articles or little stories to explain some of the things that happen – especially if they come to play a bigger part in the Chronicles as a whole. Here is… Read More ›
Part of the fun of creating your own secondary world, is that you get to populate it with whatever creatures strike your fancy.
There, I’ve done it. At last I’ve given in to ponderings I’ve been having and changed the map of Airtha-Eyrassa. Well, okay, I changed the kingdoms. Okay, I added some more kingdoms. Because I realised a while ago already that… Read More ›
For Airtha-Eyrassa — the world in which The Ruon Chronicles takes place — I wanted a myth-like feel to the story while staying within the mythology already created for the world.