Constructed Language (Conlang) for Fantasy and Sci-Fi

Elen síla lúmenn’ omentielvo. A star shines on the hour of our meeting.  If you tried to guess what language this is, you might have thought it was Finnish, or Italian, or any number of others. But it is no language native to Earth—rather, it is of Middle-earth. This is Quenya, one of the languages … More Constructed Language (Conlang) for Fantasy and Sci-Fi

Hurricane Harvey

My best friend is a journalist in Beaumont, Texas. It’s not a big city. If you’ve ever heard of it, it’s probably been in the last few days. It’s underwater. Beaumont was hit hard by Hurricane Harvey, receiving over 20 inches of rain on Tuesday, August 29. Few cities, if any, are prepared to handle … More Hurricane Harvey