Dear lazyweb

Unfortunately, I find myself designing an RPG inspired by Tolkien. So I need some easy, beginner-level resources for constructing fictional languages. Any suggestions?

Tools that help with taking word roots and expanding then into plausible place names and people names particularly appreciated.

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@Stalwart I enjoyed "The Art of Language Invention" by David J Petersen (the guy who turned Dothraki into a speakable language, along with some other conlangs). It's pretty much a guide for beginners about different aspects of language and what to consider when creating you own. I think it might be the sort of thing you're looking for.

amazon.com/Art-Language-Invent

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