CD Covington

is creating a practical guide to linguistics for writers

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  • Patreon-exclusive updates - which will include fun linguistics tricks or facts; or links to some of my favorite linguistics content on the internet
  • shout-out in the final publication; listed on videos as a Patron
  • discount code for 25% off the final publication
  • Patron-exclusive mini vids
  • get access to videos one week before everyone else


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Everything in basic plus
  • Preview excerpts of chapters
  • discount code for 50% off the final publication (*replaces 25% off code, does not supplement*)

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About CD Covington

I'm a linguist, and I write science fiction. When we create our worlds and give our characters voices, they can be so much richer if we look at their language and what it says about them as people and about their societies. You can see my previous (and ongoing) writing on SFF and linguistics at and my website at

This project will create a guide for writers on incorporating various aspects of linguistics in their worldbuilding. All patrons will receive monthly(ish) progress updates, and high-tier patrons will receive an e-book of the final product. All patrons will be able to get discounted copies of the final product.

This is not a handbook for creating a conlang. For information on how to develop a full language from scratch, visit

I will be pitching this book to publishers, but if that doesn't work out, I will self-publish.
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When I reach $1000/month, I will make two videos a month.
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