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    @kimlikesart

    Ah, okay. Cool.

    *ahem*

    “I’m Luke, from Visra.”

    (is that good enough? XD)

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    #116003
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    @kimilikesart

    I hast been called out of slumber! What dost thou desire of me?

    What do you mean? Introduce who? I’m not really sure what’s going on here.

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    #115677
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    @arindown

    Sure! I’ll send the request.

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    #115662
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    @tal

    @arindown

    Kind of? I’m going to be starting a novel about halfway through the month, but I need to finish brainstorming and outlining.

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    #114508
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    @beth20 I’m Timothy, the only one on the site. Which is good, since I’m not going to give out my last name here. 😄

    I didn’t read the mirror part, but I think the basic idea. People are going up and seeing their personalities, more or less?

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    #114474
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    @tal

    @beth20

    Sorry! 😁 I joined YWW last week and that’s been taking a lot of time, and then once I fell behind I kept putting off catching up on what’s been going on. Can you give be a quick summary of what’s been happening?

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    #114399
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    @eitan

    I, uh, never thought of it that way, but that might be a cool addition to the species. They just live in certain places around the world and the humans capture and domestication them for military purposes. At least in most cases. Some lucky few have them for personal travel.


    @arindown
    Thank you!

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    #114387
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    @eitan

    Sure! I’ll just paste an excerpt from where one of my characters sees one.

    The majestic creatures were a grandiose blend of bright green and smoky gray scales. Their bodies were hunched over like a roadrunner. A pointed, hawk-like head turned to gaze at him with dark, beady eyes. To compliment all of this, burnt orange feathers that reminded Bollick of the sunset they watched the previous night covered the skreel’s wings. It was a truly amazing creature.


    @arindown
    Thanks!

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    #114368
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    @kimlikesart

    I made an inventory of sounds and started making up and combining words. I was trying to follow a guide I found, but it went way over my head so I just have the very basics. If you’re interested in making one, there’s a guide here.

    You could also just make up some words, give them meanings, and combine them.

     

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    #114356
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    I think stuff like this exists in real life, but they’re places air flows in a certain direction, like a sea current. They occur high up, so they’re used in conjunction with skreel to get around very quickly.

    As far as other information, here’s some of the more interesting aspects.

    • The sun rises in the West.
    • All cardinal directions are capitalized, so they’re more like places than directions.
    • To explore what I said about the language a little bit more, there are certain words that appear often. One of these is “ra” which means land and is used as a prefix and suffix. The world’s name is Jolara, or shining land. Obviously, jola means shining or shine. This word is also used in Jolkala, or the Castle of Light. Kala means castle, and it used in Kala’Teer. This is translated Castle Teer, because its a castle built in a city called Teer.
    • There are two swords that were forged at the beginning of time, and they will be used in the villain’s death at the end of the world. These are called Tir Begit and Tir Finit, and they also have meanings, but I’ve gone deep enough into my translations for now I think.

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    #114354
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    I don’t yet have a polished map of my world, but I’ve been working with a rough pencil sketch for the time being.

    Note: This map has slightly changed geography from the newest version of the sketch. This is an outdated scan.

    We (my cousin and I)  managed to put together a good collection of unique (in my opinion, at least) elements for my story. I made up the very basics of a language, so several of the names have meanings. There are what we call air paths; currents in the air like sea trade routes. There are also dragon-like creatures, but they’re called skreel instead of dragons. I can say more if anyone wants to hear more, I just don’t want to annoy anyone with too much 🙂

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    #114141
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    @tal

    @beth20 sorry. XD I’m just a little intimidated by having to go back and read all these messages that came out of nowhere.

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 1 month ago by Tal.

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    #113999
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    Well, I guess I should get around to writing something since this place has gained a lot of activity suddenly. I’ll try to come up with something by tomorrow.

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    #113980
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    @kimlikesart

    It’s from The Terrestria Chronicles.

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    #113961
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    @tal

    So I go to sleep and everyone decides to write XD

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