ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Books, Literature, and Writing

I'm Back for More

Updated on February 23, 2014


Well, I guess you could say i'm back for more. After three years of being gone, I've decided I needed to get back to basics. My last hub was to tell you to never stop writing. Well, I haven't ever stopped, I just got sidetracked by an injury for a while. Now, after so long being gone, I'm back to try it again. I'm sorry for my absence. To the few who've read my articles, I thank you. To those who haven't, I wish you would. No one is the best at what they do, they simply have followers that love what they do. Anyone who says differently is arrogant and egotistical. Ask Stephen King for example. It's been said he writes by the pound. But I have most of his books - pounds and all. His critics despise him, his followers love him. Me love. So take that bit of criticism as it was meant please; constructive.

Dennis Quaid
Dennis Quaid
Dragon with a mad-on
Dragon with a mad-on

Here I Go Again

For the past few years, I've had an idea in my mind for a book. A sword and sorcery type of thing, on the lines of Dragonheart. In the movie Dragonheart, the hero, or anti-hero you could call him, played by Dennis Quaid, who is a self proclaimed dragon slayer. In his adventures he meets, or tracks down, a dragon, Drago, supposedly one of the last of his kind, voice played by the world known actor Sean Connery, and they team up to put on a 'play' for towns and villages. This play is for Quaid to 'kill' Drago and the villagers are so thankful they pay a reward. A scam of epic scope.

As the movie progresses we find that Quaid, in his youth trained a young king, Einon, and he was miraculously saved by Drago from dying with a piece of his heart. Therefore they are joined in spirit as well as in body. For if one dies, the other will also. Einon turns evil and Quaid and Drago must stop his rampage. (I thought a pretty descent movie.)

As I was writing I couldn't help but think of this movie. Maybe it was because of having such an iconic voice playing the dragon. (Sean Connery) Or such a well known star as Quaid play the lead roll. The story in truth isn't much of a tale. Hero makes good after finding his life hasn't counted for very much. And the dragons mirrors the hero. Basic stuff. But the weave of the tale is what got my creative juices going. And its that weave that kept it going to the end.

But my tale does have a little bit of a twist. In it, a young boy is found to be a wizard, and the dragon is the one training him. Along the way we find out how the dragon finds the boy, for the lad doesn't know he's a wizard, and we find the story will revolve around the boy, the dragon, and the Princess.

Did I happen to mention a princess before? Well, there is one. Oh, and a villian too. And a castle, a Kingdom, Gnomes (yes, Gnomes), Dryads, Elves, Dwarfs, and of course young love woven inside it all.

If the dragon, the boy, and the Princess gets any farther I'll let you know.

Until next time. Happy reading!


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: ""

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is used to quickly and efficiently deliver files such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisements has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)