WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

John Lennon sure was a brittle SOB …

As usual, John loses his cool during a recording session here. But that’s not why I picked this vid today. I just liked the way a couple of guys who’ve … Continue reading

February 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

How’s that Kindle Unlimited workin’ out for ya?

Unexpected! When Kindle Unlimited was announced (which, like the now-defunct Oyster Books, lets readers download an unlimited number of books [kind of] for one monthly subscription fee), I was skeptical. … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · 15 Comments

Self-publishing wake-up call No. 761

Hey. Wanna get depressed? Read this. The fine people at Written Word Media — who must be associated with one of the many marketing outfits I’ve used at one time … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · 13 Comments

The cost of doing (shady) business

Book Launch Kickstart Boost – 50 Kindle Sales & Reviews for $250! I don’t know. Doesn’t it seem slightly … unethical … to you? To pay $250 for 50 reviews? (I’m … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 · 41 Comments

Good marks

This-here is pretty interesting. A fellow named Adam J Calhoun wondered what different novels might look like if you took out all the words and had nothing left but the … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 7 Comments

The editor’s dilemma …

Now that I’m in the editing business with Indie-Scribable (sans clients, as of yet, but I know they’re out there!), I’ve been thinking about how I approach manuscripts written by … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · 15 Comments

The sauce of all our problems

Addiction takes many forms. For instance, I’m addicted to sriracha-soaked almonds. If there were a twelve-step program to get off them, I wouldn’t do it! I want to die with … Continue reading

February 16, 2016 · 14 Comments