WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

I’ll never write a memoir

As far as I can tell, my first memory of my father is from when I was three or younger. I know this because of the flat we lived in … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · 3 Comments

Cover story (cont’d)

    Via Flavorwire comes a series of fantastic covers for famous novels by artist Levente Szabó. In light of my post recently about the two covers for Parts Unknown, … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Drawing Eve: Can male authors write female characters?

I’ve been revising a book I’ve written that could fairly be categorized as “chick-lit” — though from what I’ve heard that genre has waned in favor of “women’s fiction” or … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 14 Comments

Sexy Spam – Vol. 1

From the Missed Connections file…

July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Okay, who won the T-shirt already?

Well, I waited as long as seemed reasonable to select the winner of the Yesterday Road T-shirt. A week felt maybe a little too long, but I wanted a weekend … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cover story

I’ve nabbed a few copies of the paperback edition of Parts Unknown (see sidebar) and am offering it in place of the hardback for a while. I’ll send it to … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 4 Comments

Coffeehouse din and creativity: Justin Bieber doesn’t get it

  How do you like my cynical attempt to exploit SEO? Welcome, beliebers! I can’t remember where I first heard of Coffitivity, but here’s the concept. We all hate noise, … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · 4 Comments

Tres amigos de la guitarra

  Three jazz guitar luminaries on the same stage: Kenny Burrell, Grant Green, and Barney Kessel. What’s not awesome about that? And from all I can tell, this is about … Continue reading

July 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Rediscovering an old friend: Thomas McGuane

Do you ever stumble upon a new novel or story by a writer you once followed obsessively but somehow lost track of? It’s probably someone who was integral to your … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

God done shed his grace on thee

Can’t really top this one for the 4th!

July 4, 2013 · 4 Comments