Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Scrubbing bumbles

What would you say if there were an app that changed your book to suit the tastes of particular readers? In other words, the way you wrote the book doesn’t … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · 12 Comments

Amsterdam blues

You know, kind of like independent publishers, street musicians can be some of the most talented players you’ll find. In almost any big city in the world — and plenty … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Van Gogh a-go-go

I’m not usually inclined to comment here on every book I read, but I just wrapped up this collection of the letters of Van Gogh (free download!) and came away … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 8 Comments

A (writing) room with a view

I thought I’d give you a look at what’s outside my writing room, here at the new manse. I have my desk facing a wall, because otherwise I’d just gaze … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · 16 Comments

Cover reveal: Harper Lee’s new novel

Have you seen it yet? The cover to Harper Lee’s new novel, Go Set A Watchman? Well, there it is if you haven’t ☝︎. I kind of like it, as … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · 9 Comments

Aye, robot

Some things we take for granted. Things like, a chicken must have laid the egg that we’re boiling up; that song on Spotify was created by at least one musician; … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 6 Comments

Caveat emptor when you read memoirs

I just did a little review of Tom Robbins’ memoir, Tibetan Peach Pie, at Goodreads, and I thought I’d share it here to raise the question of whether writers’ memoirs … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · 10 Comments

I believe in bossa

It never fails to amaze me, that when I go poking around in the YouTube vault I always find at least one gem. Here’s a number by a popular Brazilian … Continue reading

March 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Midwest has ceased to exist

A while back, BuzzFeed thought it would be fun to ask some British folk to label the U.S. states on a blank map. The results are hilarious. I’m especially bemused … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · 13 Comments

Unclaimed band names: #214

Morning Napalm

March 17, 2015 · 6 Comments