Inspired alphabet    Inspired alphabet

The Inspired alphabet was invented by Bob Weiland in October, 2006. He called the script "inspired" because the entire script was completed in two minutes.

Notable features

  • It is written from left to right in horizontal lines.
  • Each letter has two forms: one is for normal use; the other is used at the end of words, which is simply the normal letter with a loop at the end.
  • It is used to write English.
  • It is a cursive script.
  • Each consonant is represented by one vertical line, either curved or straight, with or without a hook.
  • Generally, the letters whose cursive connector is attached to the top of the letter are voiced consonants.
  • Generally, the letters whose cursive connector is attached to the bottom of the letter are unvoiced.
  • The vowels are written as diacritical marks under the consonant.
  • It is fast and easy to learn.

Inspired alphabet

The letters are arranged by similar shapes for easier learning:

Inspired alphabet

Inspired sample text

Sample text in the Inspired alphabet


All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

Download a prototype font for the Inspired alphabet (TrueType, 8K)

If you have any questions about Inspired, you can contact Bob at:

Also by Bob Weiland

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