Kevin Brennan Is Self-Publishing His New Novel

A different kind of book by Nick Cave

No sooner do I gripe about how the urge to do something different is all but whipped out of us by the publishing business than I read of rocker Nick … Continue reading

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More moanin’ n’ groanin’ about the novel

Sometimes it ain’t so easy, pounding out a new novel. As I get older, I can recall earlier times when I didn’t think so much about it; I just pounded. … Continue reading

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Hie thee to Helena’s latest

Look what came in the mail on Friday. Volume Two of Helena Hann-Basquiat’s Memoirs of a Dilettante. I bring this up not only because Helena is a splendid writer who … Continue reading

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Aristocratic static

I ran across this clip last week and thought it was a pretty cool song. I love the voice, the unembellished guitar playing, the lyrics. Then I found out that … Continue reading

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Pike’s pique

Did you see this story in the Times yesterday? Seems a couple from Denver wants to establish a specialized library on an abandoned ranch way up high in the Rockies. … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

I know that face from somewhere

Here’s an interesting conundrum. I’m putting the finishing touches on my new book, which, as I mentioned earlier, is a quasi-historical novel set in Northern California in the 1880s through … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · 10 Comments

The things people believe…

Apropos of nothing particularly relevant to this blog, I offer this image to brighten your day. It came from this Tumblr. I used to do a lot of writing about … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · 13 Comments

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