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Here's a great article of someone live-tweeting +David Peterson's Art of Language Invention.
I got an advance copy of David J. Peterson's (@Dedalvs) upcoming book, The Art of Language Invention. Here are my thoughts as I was reading and some sneak peek photos from its pages.
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And that's a wrap! Can't wait for people to hear the audio book of #aoli. Thx to Bruce Mann for directing! #conlang

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That's me in there! ~:D
 
David Peterson's book is in Scalzi's tour stack. In the middle, The Art of Language Invention
New Books and ARCs, 8/7/15. August 7, 2015 John Scalzi23 Comments. The last collection of new books and ARCs for about three weeks, on account of my upcoming book tour. So enjoy this while you can! Anything in the stack that speaks to you? Tell me in the comments!
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This is my debut as a 70s prog rock vocalist, with music and lyrics by friend John Quijada in his seminal constructed languages Ithkuil. Hope you like it! :)
 
A song by my friend +John Quijada from his forthcoming album. Lyrics in his conlang Ithuil (http://www.ithkuil.net) and sung by +David Peterson​​
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Ready to head across the Storm Divide. S3 of #Defiance premiering in moments! #browniecookie

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Got my @the100charity t-shirt! Ai ste ogud na sis au, you! #The100

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Sharing this for absolutely no reason at all. #conlang #valyrian

Listen to exclusive message: http://www.whosay.com/l/LEMaBZd
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Here at the @helsinkiin2017 party at #Sasquan!

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Recording the audio for The Art of Language Invention today! This audio book is going to be a fun listen. :) #aoli

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Im listening to @EleniMandell's new album #DarkLightsUp, which just came out today. If you like music, you'll love it!

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Ready for Home Depot.

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"I have come here to buy powertools and chew bubblegum, and I'm all out of bubblegum."
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Language creator, writer and artist (in quotes). http://davidjpeterson.co/
Introduction
I'm a language creator, writer and reader. I'm the creator of the Dothraki language for HBO's Game of Thrones, and the alien language and culture consultant on Syfy's Defiance and the CW's Star-Crossed. I also work as a language creator on Syfy's Dominion.
Bragging rights
Petted a lion cub.
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
    English and Linguistics, 1999 - 2003
  • University of California, San Diego
    Linguistics, 2003 - 2005
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January 20
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Dave
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Language Creator
Employment
  • Syfy
    Alien Language and Culture Consultant, 2011 - present
  • HBO
    Language Creator, 2009 - present
  • North Orange County Community College District
    Adjunct Faculty (English), 2006 - 2009
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Orange County
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Garden Grove, CA - Santa Ana, CA - Berkeley, CA - San Diego, CA - La Jolla, CA - Fresno, CA - San Pedro, CA - Anaheim, CA - Stanton, CA