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David J. Peterson
David J. Peterson is a conlanger (i.e. language creator), writer and artist. He's worked as a language consultant and conlanger on shows such as HBO's Game of Thrones, Syfy's Defiance and the CW's The 100, as well as movies like Marvel's Thor: The Dark World. He's the author of Living Language... show more

David J. Peterson is a conlanger (i.e. language creator), writer and artist. He's worked as a language consultant and conlanger on shows such as HBO's Game of Thrones, Syfy's Defiance and the CW's The 100, as well as movies like Marvel's Thor: The Dark World. He's the author of Living Language Dothraki (2014) and The Art of Language Invention (coming soon).
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capriceum
capriceum rated it 4 years ago
The book was incredibly thorough in its scope, which was just what I was hoping for. While it's an invaluable resource for conlangers, it's also great as an overall introduction to linguistics, which is why I picked it up. The one linguistics class I took at university didn't go nearly as in depth a...
Stewartry
Stewartry rated it 7 years ago
If you're looking for a quick and fun read about the experience of creating languages for and maybe behind the scenes scoops about Game of Thrones or Defiance, this is not it. If you're looking for a long, complex, and fun read about the experience and practice of creating languages in general, this...
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