The first million, they say, is the hardest. Let’s break through the first thousand, at least. We need only $64 in pledges to break through the first $1,000 in the Endangered Alphabet Game Kickstarter campaign to start creating games designed … Read More
Here we go—the Endangered Alphabet Game Kickstarter campaign is now live at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1496420787/endangered-alphabet-games! I must admit, I’m kicking myself that it has taken me seven years to realize that one of the best ways to revive an endangered language, written … Read More
COMING SOON: my Kickstarter to raise money to create board games in endangered alphabets for indigenous kids. The image in this photo is one of my series of faux-Scrabble tiles, in Sundanese, from western Java. The tiles were recently on … Read More
The ten tiles of the Endangered Alphabets Board Game, just needing a few coats of finish and a professional photo shoot. These tiles, each 10″x12″, are for exhibition; the aim is to use them as a springboard to raise $5,000 … Read More
If you’re on Facebook, you’ve been seeing hints and clues about my next series of carvings, and here are the first prototypes: Scrabble tiles in endangered alphabets. Here’s my thinking: After my very serious and poignant Mother Tongue series, I … Read More
Next 48 hours–20% off and free shipping on all the Endangered Alphabets products at Society6! Here are just a few of the Alphabetical items that help support our non-profit. Use this link to get your discount: https://society6.com/endangeredalphabets?promo=827RQJH6PKHR.
It’s a rare interviewer who asks me questions I’ve never been asked before: https://soundcloud.com/dougarobinson/saving-endangered-alphabets-with-tim-brookes.
David Garrett of Charlotte, Vermont, has donated a piece of this magnificent fallen elm to me to carve into a monument to the Abenaki, the indigenous people of our region. While alive, it was the tallest elm on the East … Read More
Here we go! It’s 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time as I write this, and the benefit auction of my carving of the word “Java” in traditional Javanese script has two hours to go–and as you know, all the action … Read More
The “Java” auction is now halfway through! More than 350 people have visited the page on eBay, and bidding is up over $100–which means somebody is going to get one of my carvings, and the proceeds are going to go … Read More