The Secret To Fantasy Languages (via @susanjmorris)

Another excellent writing tips article by Susan Morris about creating believable fantasy languages:

Something about fantasy languages captures the imagination. It can be the final touch that sets your creations apart—that spark that gives them a feeling entirely their own. But regardless as to whether you’re featuring full conversations, or using a couple words here and there for flavor, or even just need a few names of characters and kingdoms that fit together, making up words is a tricky business. Here are a few quick-and-dirty tips to get you started: [...]

Again, worthwhile. Original here: http://www.omnivoracious.com/2012/01/curse-like-an-orc-woo-like-an-elf-the-secret-to-fantasy-languages.html