Hi good people, My name is Mark Arellius, nearly 24 years young, from Amsterdam. I would like to take a serious interest in writing, so I took a quick search through Google and came across this forum, sinse I am on a couple of other forums with different interests I was sure I would stumble across a writers forum, too. And this site looks pretty good. I've written some story's as what I like to call my ''Diary's'', i.e. I was in Las Vegas last year and I kept a sort of log which I made a story out of and got some pretty good feedback from it. I like and love writing in general but never took a that much of a serious interest into it untill now. I got inspired by the serie Californication, I love that show, so much talk about great writing and what you can accomplish with it. But I think my kick-off was really set after I read God Hates Us All by Hank Moody, the actual book from the show. It's a really great story and would love to write something like it. One of my goals in life is to publish a book or 2, really succesful bestsellers. I understand the hard work and research its going to take and mast likely not that easy to do, like everything you work for. However taking the step to signing into a writers forum feels good, and sure enough I will learn more from good tips and adive and a few quarrels allong the way... Nice to meet you, I'll be looking forward to posting here more often and gaining good feedback and info.