Dang, I’ve been so busy lately, and life is transitioning and too much stuff is going on. In the meantime, I’ve forced myself to stop learning languages or making content for conlangs so that I can focus on managing all the work I have to do, but I miss it. Conlangs have this weird sort of addictive quality, though, so I can’t jump back into it right now, otherwise it might hurt the rest of this semester – at least until I have more free time, or am ahead of all the work. Oy.
In this article, Suzette Haden Elgin’s work is mentioned, but in reference to her books on verbal self defense. Just an interesting thing, because I’m not familiar with how well-known that book series is.
Suzette Haden Elgin, the creator of Láadan and author of the Native Tongue book series (among others), had been working on a new novel prior to her health problems. According to her LiveJournal, she was in the process of re-writing it by hand.