WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

It’s that time again … The NaNoWriMo Blues

Time, that is, for my annual dig at those of you willing to destroy one whole month of the year (and there are only twelve!) in the name of art. … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 · 22 Comments

#NeverTrump: Down to the wire 😱

My wife and I mailed in our ballots this week. What a relief. It’s like having an ugly mole removed, and now we can get on with our lives. Obviously … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · 22 Comments

Space oddities

Originally posted on Indie-Scribable:
Many writers, even young ones whose fingers never hovered over the keys of a humming IBM Selectric, insist on putting two spaces after a period in…

October 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Be a-maized by this corn mask

Looking for just the right phony head to wear to a Halloween party? Or, like me, do you just prefer to terrify the trick-or-treaters as you answer the door? I … Continue reading

October 25, 2016 · 13 Comments

Susan Toy’s new one is here

Good friend of the blog, Susan Toy, has just listed her new novel in the Bequia Perspectives Series on Amazon and Kobo. It’s called One Woman’s Island, and it’s a … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

A love song for our anniversary

This is for my wife, who married me twenty-two years ago today. Happened to be a Saturday that year too! When you love someone very much, you must write a … Continue reading

October 22, 2016 · 21 Comments

California’s ballot measures blow my mind

This election has us all fit to be tied, and not only because of the cage match of Trump vs. Clinton. I finally got the California ballot pamphlet in the … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · 15 Comments

And the Nobel goes to … Zimmerman?

Are you as staggered as I am that they gave the Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan? On the one hand, yes, his lyrics are often actual writing as … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · 9 Comments

That time I sat in with those Mersey boys …

Yes, I’m playing all the guitars on this demo of “Come Together,” and yes, they sound crappy. But I was playing with The Beatles, man, and I was nervous! At … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · 3 Comments

“Kicking the squid,” or, How I learned to spend less time online

For the second time in three days, our power went off yesterday, and we’re not even perched in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. We live in beautiful downtown Cool, Cal., … Continue reading

October 15, 2016 · 22 Comments