It’s been an exciting couple of days! After years of wrestling with the massive namelists, I’ve finally come up with a solution that I think will work. Give the Name Lists a gander and let me know if you like their new setup! I basically tried to replicate the old,
I put a ridiculous amount of work into this place. It is my passion. I love being able to provide you guys with free, up-to-date translations; I find working on the databases actually kinda soothing and fun. But, I also need to eat food. Funny how the human body works,
Basically, I took the old Quenya personality namelist and moved all of the names into the database format. The names now appear in the Random Name Generator, and on these new pages: Personality Names: Valinor and Exilic Emotional Names: Valinor and Exilic Enjoy!
Here’s a link to my Miscon appearances, and here’s the descriptions of them: Sat 1:00 – 1:50 PM, Dialogue and Non-Narrative Languages, Yellowstone Panelists: Fiona Jallings (dreamingfifi) In this panel, linguist Fiona Jailings will talk about how to include non-narrative languages in your stories. Whether it’s Middle Earth or Tokyo,
I’m so close to finishing the transfer of the Sindarin names to the database! Only a few hundred left!!!
Sorry about all of the recent downtime folks, but I think I’ve got it fixed. I moved my whole website to new servers! This new setup should be much, much better, cheaper, and with a lot less downtime. The database of names is fixed up, and the names starting with
So, after doing battle with the namelists for years, after crashing the database more times than I care to recall, I’ve come to a realization, which led to a decision. I’ve made the namelist databases too complex. So, the way to solve this problem is to make the databases less
Hello everyone! It has been a long, long, long, year. I graduated from college at long last, got a job, quit that job, and somehow, amidst all of that, I finished modernizing the website. My good friend Phil Smith has moved on to follow his own writing projects (should be
The Noldorin Names were a mess. I’m replacing them with Exilic names, which are taking forever to put together. Also, I put together a quick little index for the pronunciation guides so people can find them a little more easily.
Hello folks! It’s about time I made another newsletter, isn’t it? While I haven’t been writing newsletters, I have been making updates. Lots of them. In January, I attempted to switch servers, because some of the pages were mysteriously disappearing. The server change didn’t help anything, so I went back