Meet And Greet
Hello everyone. My name is Brandon Talbot. Welcome to my "blog" on Vocal! I've been writing on Medium for a little while but have focused my efforts more on Vocal lately. This seems like a better place to interact with people who are passionate about writing and get more views on my posts. Writing doesn't do a lot for anyone unless people read it.
The Black Notebook
Michael rushed out the door, late for an important meeting again. He grabbed his overcoat and threw it over his arm. It was going to be a cold one, or so the news said. The sun was shining and it felt like it was nearly forty degrees outside. Hell, there were even birds singing and chirping in the morning sunlight.
I’m A Grump.
I’m a pessimistic person by nature. I’m told that I’m negative and grumpy all the time. I don’t want to be like that. Especially since we’re raising a little girl and I don’t want her to be like me in that regard. I don’t want her to have that outlook on life like I do. I’ve decided in the new year to make a positive change in my life. To see things in a better way. To see the world in a brighter light. Here’s a few tips that I’m following to help turn that frown upside down.
What I Wish I Knew About Writing When I Started
I’ve been writing a novel for over a year now. I know, I know. That’s way too slow. In my defense, it’s my first novel. I’ve made a lot of mistakes and learned a lot on the way. I went from floundering to having a clear path to the finish line in less than a month and I’m a week away from finishing my first draft. Here’s a few things I wish I’d known when I began writing.