Hello all, the name is Palooza. I am new to this site, which is obvious. I am an 18 year old male from New York. Next semester I will be a sophomore at the University at Albany. I am very pop culture induced (I watch a lot of TV, own over 200 DVDs and I am always reading a book.) My writing so far has been crime stories about drugs and violence. I have attempted to shy away from these types of stories, but I find myself having a difficult time finishing anything not related to that. The other night I sat in my room, bored. So I went over to my bookcase filled with DVDs and picked out Layer Cake. I sat and watched it and I couldn't help but have thoughts of a new story go through my mind the entire time. Before I put the movie in, I was on the verge of falling asleep in my bed (it was about 3 am, too), but now that the movie was on, I was pumped to write. I took my pencil and paper and wrote down characters, ideas, plots, etc and I had myself an idea for a new story. I began writing it and I hope to finish it soon for you all to read. Another thing: I suck at making titles for my stories. p.s. I feel like I'm missing something in here.. oh well, maybe I will think of it later.