Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Unnecessary question: What should I read next?

People do seem to ask this question, but almost everyone I know has no trouble landing on their next read. If you’re at all tuned in to books, odds are … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · 7 Comments

A children’s guitar ensemble…from Hell

Beware. This is one of those visuals that can never be “unseen.” It will haunt your dreams for the rest of your life, and not in a good way. Happy … Continue reading

April 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Real Life Seeps into #Fiction

Originally posted on P.C. ZICK:
Click here to grab Kindle copy for .99 cents during April I’m often asked if real life seeps into my novels. As we head…

April 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bass instincts

Do you like the idea of a young lady playing the stand-up bass like a son-of-a-gun? I do. She sings too, and with feelin’. Esperanza Spalding is one of those … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

A time-waster for Friday

We’re off to visit an architect in a little while, laying the groundwork for our house in the Sierra Foothills. Since there’s no time to write a typically thoughtful post, … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · 8 Comments

New word order

Maybe I skipped class the day this was covered. There’s an accepted order for the adjectives you stack up in front of a noun! Who knew? The natural order (to … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 4 Comments

Seumas Gallacher

Originally posted on Reading Recommendations:
Seumas Gallacher What is your latest release and what genre is it? Savage Payback, a crime thriller Quick description: A series of coordinated lethal bomb…

April 17, 2014 · 4 Comments

Original song Wednesday (and you thought men don’t understand women!)

One more time: I’m no singer, but the song has words so I sung ’em. (Apologies in advance, too, for a little trouble with my drum loop in a couple … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 4 Comments

Donna Tartt to Francine Prose: “Suck a lemon, babe.”

Well, in another episode that demonstrates that we’re living in a programmed simulation from the future, Donna Tartt has won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction this year. You’ll probably recall … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 15 Comments

My bad…😳

Properly chastened, I’d like to apologize to David, of Indie Author Land, for suggesting that voters in the 50 Self-Published Books Worth Reading (2013/14) competition should vote five times each … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · 14 Comments