Writing Fictional Languages

From Tolkien to… Furby’s? Fictional Languages can be found everywhere, but what sort of thought goes into these seemingly innocuous snippets of new, unfamiliar words?

From Tolkien to… Furby’s?

Ahem, yes, well, across all forms of entertainment, there are examples of made-up languages. In some cases, like the ones in The Sims (Simlish), or even Furby (Furbish) it’s all for a bit of fun. A fictional language can help make these beings more lovable, more relatable. In other cases, a fictional language can be a good way to make people dislike a character, if they refuse to speak a common language, even if they know it.

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