Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Writing for pennies

Just recently I subscribed to Spotify so the artists I listen to would receive a few micro-pennies every time I stream their songs. Add this to my Pandora subscription and … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · 18 Comments

Mad men

Have you ever suspected, if you’re the creative type, that you’re half-a-hair’s breadth from being batshit insane? I have. The truth is, I probably should have had myself committed on … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · 13 Comments

Whither the flute in rock music?

A few weeks ago I marveled at Ian Anderson’s spontaneous flue solo in a clip and wondered about the dearth of flute-work in rock music. Lo and behold, I found … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · 8 Comments


In our recent move from the Bay Area to the foothills, I discovered (again) that I’m still carting around the manuscript of the first novel I ever wrote. Or, rather, … Continue reading

June 15, 2015 · 14 Comments

Put a little English on it

Last week Occasional Soulmates received a delightful review from a reader in England, who was kind enough to give it four stars. Secretly I’ve been dreading my first British review, … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · 15 Comments

Co-writing a novel: two’s a crowd

A couple of dudes wrote a novel together and think you should too! Gavin Kovite & Christopher Robinson are the author of War of the Encyclopaedists (Scribner). It’s a collaborative … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · 13 Comments