All posts tagged "linguistics"
In "Starship Down", the first story I sold, Okalani Yee has to cope with aliens that are intelligent ... technically. "Starship" first ran in Analog, won the Analytical Laboratory Award for best short story appearing in Analog that year, and was reprinted in the anthology Far Orbit. The Myosotians' language is more complex than any animal communication system on Earth, but less complex than any human language. Here's how.... Read More