I am not a linguist--I barely speak French, and that’s after studying it for four years--but I knew from the outset that the Shades of Magic series would feature not only multiple Londons, but multiple languages.
As a writer who has to construct a world before she can fathom the people who live within it, it was only natural that, to understand the insiders of my myriad realities, I’d have to understand how they spoke. Were they the kind of people who had a dozen words for love? Or no word for God? How did they say hello? Farewell?
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