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, June 23, 2007

Word of the Day
Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Mala Dell (proper noun) — A town/village in the epic fantasy novel Choices Meant for Gods where Nigel and Henry are to go during their training when they enter the military (this takes place about 8 or 9 years prior to the novel's beginning); a village along the east coast of Onweald north of Arcana City

Etymology: Fantasy Author Sandy Lender assembled this word and made up this village from the words Mal (meaning "bad") and Dell (meaning "town")

Word in a Sentence (from the silly little diary of Abigail Farrier at the address of http://AbigailLovesNigel.blogspot.com): "I’m not sure how we are to repay the Naeglings for their kindness and the expense of the doctor’s visit and medicines before we go, but go we must. Father will not stay near Mala Dell for it is too close to Arcana… And that subject breaks my heart."

Your turn! Have any more of those seashore sentences in ya today? Or a sentence with the Latin "mal" to use our WOD?

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


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