WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Reviews are essential

I had just been rejected by Ereader News Today for the second time in two months. Something in me snapped. There aren’t very many effective ways to promote indie books, … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 · 41 Comments

Expert tease

Just a reminder that I’m here if you need me. For proofreading or copyediting, that is. Oh, and low-cost beta reading too. If you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to … Continue reading

January 7, 2017 · 4 Comments

Missed callings

Sometimes I think I’d make a good life coach. For one reason, the whole life coaching game seems like a classic caveat emptor, and I’d like to think I could … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · 18 Comments

Persistent fever

More thoughts on the old journals, and then I promise I’ll stop. After all, if I don’t journal anymore, I do blog. It’s similar. I used my journals through the … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · 7 Comments

Mining old journals for ideas lost and found

Reading my old journals recently also prompted me to look deeper into a lot of the writing note files I mentioned too. If I’m working on a novel, I’m keeping … Continue reading

January 4, 2017 · 13 Comments

Buried bones

Riffing this week on the dangers of keeping a journal. Especially when you’re an aspiring teen novelist. There’s a podcast out there called “Mortified,” in which people stand up before … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · 16 Comments