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, August 28, 2010

Word of the Day
Or...The Dragon visits an old practice

Remember when I used to post a Word of the Day each and every day? It was time-consuming and laborious for me. I stopped after...what...a year? Year and a half? I can't remember now how long I tortured myself. Today, while unpacking boxes in the den, I found notes and passwords and hand-written blog topics from eons ago. One of them: a Word of the Day entry.

I kid you not.

So here it is! A blast from the past...

Seethe (verb): to be agitated greatly, to be excited violently, to churn and roil and foam up (from the Old English seothan, with a long mark over the e)

Word in a Sentence: In the epic fantasy novel Choices Meant for Gods, Godric Taiman seethes like a petulant child when Master Rothahn taunts and antagonizes him.

Your Turn! This is the interactive part. YOU click on the "comment" link below and type a sentence of your own with the word "seethe" in it. We want something clever and cranky, of course! All the writers visiting the blog should put your best foot forward. All the readers visiting the blog should show us up. Seethe the day! (I couldn't help it. I'm posting this after a very full 17-hour day on 6 hours of sleep. And I'm not allowed to have caffeine. Imagine...)

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