Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

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

The world’s strangest book? Quite possibly!

  (Click image to enlarge) Since The Codex Seraphinianus is written in an indecipherable language and is illustrated with bizarre images of impossible things, why, yes, it could be the … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Guest Post: Punctuation Haiku

Originally posted on Eric the Gray:
Not Kevin Brennan Writer and blogger Kevin Brennan really hates redundant quote marks following a certain word. So much so that he wrote haiku…

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

What’s your type?

Seems a fellow in St. Louis (my home town) has an art project going in which he has installed 40 typewriters all around the city and encourages passersby to type … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 13 Comments

Tempus fugit (boy, does it ever!)

Danielle, by Anthony Cerniello If you haven’t run into this yet, and you have five precious minutes to spare, watch another human being age 60 years before your eyes. Why? … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why do we do it? (Write, that is…)

  There’s a new book out called Why We Write: 20 Acclaimed Authors on How and Why They Do What They Do, edited by Meredith Maran. I would like to … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · 10 Comments

‘Cause you had a bad day

(Via TPMLivewire) “The photo team confirms the frog is real and was captured in a single frame by one of the remote cameras used to photograph the launch,” NASA wrote … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · 5 Comments