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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Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Word of the Day
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
Empathize (intransitive verb) – To feel empathy (empathy is understanding intimately someone or something’s motives or feelings or thoughts, etc.; not to be confused with sympathy – this should be a Grammar Guide, eh?) (from Greek empatheia, passion)

Word in a Sentence: I empathize with Abigail Farrier from Choices Meant for Gods because I, too, have felt the deep yearning for something I cannot have.

Your turn! Who do you empathize with? Now, remember – empathy is deep and emotional, not mere sympathy. And you can see the blog of Abigail Farrier at http://AbigailLovesNigel.blogspot.com. (It is very pink.)

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

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Blogger Jeni said...

After years of living with a lush and a philandering one at that, I can empathize completely with your extreme desire to get this divorce over and done with!

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