WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

When we were young: David Bowie edition

Here’s Ziggy Stardust before he had even thought up Ziggy Stardust, winning some kind of pop music award for creativity and originality. They liked “Space Oddity” enough to give its … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · 9 Comments

John Maynard Keynes has it just about right

Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assault of thoughts on the unthinking. (I cribbed this from Paul Krugman’s column today, but the idea seems universal, … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

Hysterical accuracy

I mean, historical accuracy. Sorry. As I edit my next novel (have I mentioned that it’s called Town Father and is set in 1880s California?), I’m getting the occasional shudder … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · 9 Comments

How to help a writer…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
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May 6, 2015 · 3 Comments

Transgender is the new black

I noticed that the New York Times today has two op-eds about transgender issues. In fact, thanks in part to Bruce Jenner, we’re seeing a lot more about transgender people … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · 9 Comments

A bunch of new eyeballs

As I wouldn’t let you forget, if you happened to be watching my Twitter feed all weekend, Occasional Soulmates was available as a free ebook download for three days. I … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · 13 Comments

Drying times in California

For my birthday on Friday, we drove up to Lake Tahoe from our new digs in Cool — it’s just an hour on I-80 — and hiked into the Desolation … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · 13 Comments