So happy to share with you: the first scifi story I've ever sold, appearing today in Strange Horizons!

Contains:
- robots
- cryogenic exoplanets
- linguistics
- beeping
strangehorizons.com/fiction/68

@janellecshane that was excellent! it seems so natural that droids would form their own language given their allowed subset of signals.

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@lunchgirl Thank you so much! I've heard from linguists who read it who said, yeah, that could totally happen. And then started thinking about information density and phonemes

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