WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

“How did I ever get along with five?!”

I come from a strange land, in a distant time, where and when we gave children toys that appeared to be human appendages but were actually miniature firearms. Yes, and … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

See if you’re literate enough to have voted in 1964 Louisiana

At the risk of getting too political for a writerly blog, I think it’s important to keep the past in transparent perspective. Nowadays we have voter I.D. laws which appear … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

Off the grid

I’m up the country today…

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sunday in the park with Nietzsche

      You gotta love a guy who sits around thinking up provocatively pithy (or pithily provocative) things to say at dinner parties. And I admire Nietzsche’s stated goal … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · 5 Comments

Go Wes, young man

If you love jazz guitar, you love Wes Montgomery. It’s that simple. I never get tired of his remarkable improvisations, his rhythmic finesse, and his overall cool, which is on … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Observations on marketing self-published books

Yesterday’s experiment in social shaming for personal gain was very interesting. I learned a lot. Not much that I learned will actually help me market my novel, but it’s good … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · 11 Comments

Try some, buy some

Click me! I hate to do this, but I have to practice for my promotion of Yesterday Road, when it’s released next month. The clock, she is ticking! Anyway, I … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · 19 Comments