Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

In No Particular Order ~ cover peek

When In No Particular Order comes out next week (fingers crossed!), it’ll have this up front. I put it together with Canva, the do-it-yourself graphics site, and had a blast … Continue reading

May 31, 2017 · 12 Comments

Let the games begin

You can probably find me saying on this blog at one time or another over the past four years that I’d never submit my stuff to an agent again. After … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 · 15 Comments

Yes, literature is elitist… thank God!

Originally posted on WHAT THE HELL:
A while back, Salon’s Laura Miller asked the musical question, “Is the literary world elitist?” My short answer? Yes. Because it’s supposed to be.…

May 28, 2017 · 3 Comments

Vacation tips you can use

As your What The Hell life coach, I’d like to help you avoid problems this summer with your vacation plans. Many people bite off more than they can chew and … Continue reading

May 26, 2017 · 9 Comments

Crossed paths

I can’t remember the family’s name, but maybe I will by the time I finish writing this. We lived in a condominium complex called Southridge in a suburb of St. … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 · 10 Comments

Fascination gets a boffo review

I haven’t plugged Fascination in a while, but I wanted to share the latest review of it posted on Amazon. It’s by British writer, Mike Robbins, and here’s a little … Continue reading

May 23, 2017 · 8 Comments

Coming soon…

In the next couple of weeks, look for a new title from yours truly: In No Particular Order: A Memoir. It’s actually a small collection of all the autobiographical pieces … Continue reading

May 22, 2017 · 6 Comments

Saving faith

Another reason I’m an atheist is that I tried my hand at proselytizing Catholicism at an early age and failed miserably. I guess a product is only as good as … Continue reading

May 19, 2017 · 4 Comments


Once I was out fishing with my dad, somewhere in the vicinity of Feather Falls, California, up in the foothills outside near-doomed Oroville. He lived near there and said he … Continue reading

May 17, 2017 · 11 Comments

Do not be alarmed by my colorful underpants…

I mean you no harm. My colorful underpants are not meant to speak to you. They are a self-affirmation I practice to ensure my own dynamism, which isn’t necessarily apparent … Continue reading

May 15, 2017 · 13 Comments