Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Don’t use big fancy words at parties without reading this first

  We’re all guilty of it. You know. Going to a holiday party — family, friends, co-workers, supervisors — and misusing a big word. All we want to do is … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

What Wynton Marsalis does before a concert

Here’s five minutes of some guy practicing his horn. Seriously, if you’re a musician, this will fascinate (and maybe depress) you. Practice never ends.

December 8, 2013 · 3 Comments

That Part Where is live — check it out!

My feature at That Part Where is live now, and looks great! To reiterate, at this site you get to highlight a scene from your book — any scene at … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · 17 Comments

Check out That Part Where mañana

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a new-ish way to promote books online. That Part Where. Read my post here. Well, tomorrow Yesterday Road will be at the … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · 7 Comments

Publishing fiction on your blog: think twice

Strangely enough, this hadn’t occurred to me as a risk until Dave Pagan at According to Dave asked the musical question last month. Who would imagine that by publishing a … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · 13 Comments

Haiku for the hell of it

December 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

Yesterday Road on BookPinning.com

  I found this site in my wanderings and decided to give it a try. It’s called BookPinning.com, and for free it will feature your book cover image and link … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 8 Comments

Do androids dream of electric tweets? The Tetris effect is back!

  It’s happening. I’m dreaming about Twitter. About tweeting. I’m tweeting in my dreams and hoping for retweets and mentions and followers and clicks. I’m seeing the constant scroll of … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · 7 Comments

History: it’s not that well-plotted

If you have a few spare moments, you might be amused by this Reddit thread: “Assume all of world history is a movie. What are the biggest plotholes?” Here are … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 4 Comments

Haiku for the hell of it


December 2, 2013 · 7 Comments