I5VBeQBoI’ve been a fan of storytelling for almost as long as I can remember.

Every since I was young, whether it be Disney movies or my dad’s classic rock mixtapes or my mom’s love of musical theater, I lived and breathed storytelling. The idea that humans can create stories that can connect them to people that otherwise would have nothing in common is one that never ceases to fascinate and amaze me.

During my childhood, I occasionally tried my hand at creating my own worlds, characters and stories, but I was always unsure of what I wanted to say and accomplish.  In my early teen years, I started to gain a clearer vision of myself and the world around me, so I decided to try again, and ever since my life has been defined by stories. I’ve worked o music, novels, film projects, and have become familiar with other aspects of storytelling through visual design.

Currently, I’m a senior in high school hoping to start my own business soon for freelance graphic/web designing, but my dream is to one day be able to write to make my living, since it is my first love, whether it be here on a blog, on Youtube or writing fiction for a publisher. However, I still have a lot to learn, so I’m constantly studying and analyzing the work of creators of stories that I enjoy in an attempt to gain inspiration and learn from them. I’ve found that as I learn, it’s helpful to me to keep a record of my progress, which is where Caffeinated Telescopes comes in. Caffeinated Telescopes was originally envisioned to be a site on which I would share my original fictional work, but over the last year it’s evolved into a platform for my short-form (and long-form) analysis of entertainment.

If you’d like to get a hold of me for any reason, check out the Contact page, or email me at travelmee@gmail.com. I try to respond to everything as quickly as I can, so let me know if you have any ideas for the blog!