From a great deal of personal experience, forum introductions never seem to go well. They are seldom responded to by anybody with the exception of the obligatory automated response that all administrators must present new members with thag will generally follow the format as follows: "Greetings *insert name of new member here* welcome to *insert name of obscure online message board here* please be sure to read our rules and guidelines and have a wonderful time at *re-insert name of obscure online message board here." And so on into infinity. Essentially that's how they turn out. However, common manners dictate that one should at least introduce themselves to a stranger before barging in and spouting off so you can at least have a general idea of who or what Catch-22 is. I'm 16 year-old highschool student with an overactive imagination and too much free time on his hands. I've never really expressed much interest in writing until a few months ago when a friend of mine suggested i try my hand at it. Writing plays is when I'm most in my element, I've a few literary festivals and such with my school for this particular skill. I hate writing plays because I feel entirely limited to writing only dialogue. I feel that can't depict an atmosphere as accurately as a well-written novel. Mercutio, Benvolio, Macbeth, Othello, and Lago are my favorite characters in literature or plays. The Count of Monte Cristo, Fahrenheit 451, and 1984 are my favorite books. I like playing old video games. I'm easily amused. I like mythology. I hated the divine comedy but loved paradise lost. Pulp detective novels from the 1950's interest me to a degree. I love cyberpunk and dystopian fiction. I consume excessive amounts of water a day and my bladder pays for it. I have no ambition. I'm sometimes a superficial reader but I'm trying to break that habit. My prose is frightful and not in a good way. I'm not particularly sure why I joined this site but hopefully exposure to better and more seasoned veteran writers will have a good influence on me. I know you probably got bored reading this. Totally irrelevant but I detest M Night Shymalan films. Well, that's all there really is to know about me in the context of literature, film, and other things that don't quite fit. I'm more of a lurker type of guy at times, but I look forward to posting with you all in the future if time permits such.