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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Saturday, April 07, 2007

Saturday, April 07, 2007
Sepulchre (noun) – This is the more common British spelling; Sepulcher is the way you’ll see it in American English – it is a place of burial; a burial vault – there’s also a transitive verb version of this word meaning to place in a burial vault, but that’s a pretty obscure use of it (from Middle English sepulcre and Latin sepulcrum, also sepelire meaning to bury)

Word in a Sentence: I’m not pulling a sentence from Choices Meant for Gods today, which may surprise the regular visitors, because, again, it feels a little odd to mix marketing and Holy Days. So let’s use a powerful sentence instead: Now in the place where he was crucified there was a garden; and in the garden a new sepulchre, wherein was never man yet laid. There laid they Jesus therefore because of the Jews’ preparation day; for the sepulchre was nigh at hand. – St. John 19:41-42 (KJV)

Your turn! I’m not sure how to guide ya’ll, but if you wish to write up an eerie sentence or a meaningful one, I’m ready to see what you’ve got!

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

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