WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

What The Hell is 4 years old šŸŽˆ

WordPress told me yesterday that it was the blog’s birthday. And damn, I didn’t get it a present … I started this puppy as a way to dip a toe … Continue reading

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Au revoir, Pet Peeve Wednesday

One of my pet peeves, it turns out, is pet peeves. I realized as I tried putting together a peeve post for today that I sound way too much like … Continue reading

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Savagery

Feels like itā€™s better to stand back and observe things these days rather than plunge into the world of ā€œalternative facts.ā€ The other day, for example, I observed on the … Continue reading

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Deaths you might not have heard about

Abe Vigoda — dead Boutros Boutros-Ghali — dead Tupac Shakurā€™s mom — dead The Man From U.N.C.L.E. — dead Ironic references to irony — dead Donald Trumpā€™s ability to laugh … Continue reading

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Everyone wants to get a head

Look at these cool mud heads we found on a trail a few weeks ago. It was in the middle of a barrage of storms, so the trail was heavy … Continue reading

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Cutting the chord

Iā€™ve been looking at this clip for years now, and it never fails to slay me. These guys demonstrate how thereā€™s nothing new under the pop sun, yet musicians manage … Continue reading

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Name of the prose

Say, did you notice? Really? No? You didn’t notice that I changed the subtitle of the blog? Now, instead of “What The Hell: Kevin Brennan Is Self-Publishing His New Novel,” … Continue reading

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Roamer therapy

Snow still on the ground up at Sugar Pine Lake, which sits at about 3600 feet on the Foresthill Divide. We had some storms and this snow came late in … Continue reading

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I saw her standin’ on the corner …

Hard to believe I met my wife on this street corner 25 years ago today. Cole and Carl, San Francisco. Right about where that sewer lid is, we shook hands … Continue reading

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Editor for hire

Hey, it’s time for my semi-occasional and always irregular shoutout to writers in need of editorial or proofreading help. I can take care of what ails ye. Remember, I concentrate … Continue reading

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Ā”Fascination is live on Amazon!

Yesterday, with no fanfare whatsoever, I published Fascination on Amazon. I know. Unexpected, right? You can probably guess why I did it. Two main reasons: One, that after an initial … Continue reading

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The Historical Novel Society reviews Town Father

  How’s this for a pull quote? “Brennan does a wonderful job of bringing this off-kilter utopia to life in a narrative that is both highly entertaining and genuinely moving.” … Continue reading

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Occasional Soulmates – a review

Originally posted on reading recommendations reviewed:
Occasional Soulmates by Kevin Brennan Purchase copies here The Description When the thirty-eight-year-old San Francisco doctor meets her new patient, a handsome British expat…

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Yesterday Road – a review

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Yesterday Road by Kevin Brennan Purchase copies here A coming-of-old-age beauty, destined to become a classic… It isn’t often that the sheer beauty of…

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