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, July 05, 2007

Word of the Day
Thursday, July 5, 2007
Edras (noun) — Demons that Julette created during the First War in the fantasy novel Choices Meant for Gods; they were banished to the spirit world, but she's found a way to allow them entrance to the mortal world so they can help her with her evil deeds; they're poisonous, of course, and disgusting; they have misaligned jaws and a problem with drooling poisonous spittle all the time; they speak the language of Onweald, but it's difficult to understand them because their vocal cords are lined with gooey, thick, poisonous mucus that they can't really clear (gross, eh?)

Etymology: Fantasy Author Sandy Lender just made up this word (and the creatures)

Word in a Sentence (from the epic fantasy novel Choices Meant for Gods, page 214): And who would have guessed an edras would step out of the cave and bare its teeth at them in the bright sunlight of midday?

Your turn! Do you have any demonic sentences in ya? (And I bet you've never had anyone ask you THAT question before…Just keep in mind that this is fiction, fiction, fiction, fiction, fiction...)

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

I wanted to say that I like what you wrote. Unfortunately I haven't come up with anything myself. I will keep working on it. :-)

4:44 PM  
Blogger Sandy Lender said...

Thanks, Irwirum!
I post these things like they're challenges every day so, you know, try it fresh tomorrow...


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

9:06 AM  

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