Today the Dragon Wins

"Today the Dragon Wins" offers information from Fantasy Author and Professional Editor Sandy Lender. You'll also find dragons, wizards, sorcerers, and other fantasy elements necessary for a fabulous story, if you know where to look...

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Sandy Lender is the editor of an international trade publication and the author of the fantasy novels Choices Meant for Gods and Choices Meant for Kings, available from ArcheBooks Publishing, and the series-supporting chapbook, What Choices We Made.

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Thursday, February 22, 2007

Word of the Day
Thursday, February 22, 2007
Sympathy (noun) – Compassion, pity or sorrow for someone’s plight; mutual understanding (from Greek)

Word in a Sentence: In my novel Choices Meant for Gods, Nigel is in sympathy with Jake when their father announces the reason for the emperor’s visit, but he makes no move to stop the plan from moving forward.

Your turn! And you remember the difference between sympathy and empathy from yesterday’s Word of the Day, yes?

“Some days, you just want the dragon to win.”

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Blogger Jeni said...

While I can not empathize at all with the likes of Brittany Spears or Anna Nicole Smith, I do have sympathy for their family members who have to cope with the end result of their antics.

4:09 PM  
Blogger Sandy Lender said...


I'd like to empathize with the emotional strain of splitting their million-dollar estates...but, yes, the rest, I can happily leave in Hollywood.

Sandy L.
"Some days, I just want the dragon to win."

7:49 AM  

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