Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Perseverance III

So now every day I spend a little time winnowing my list of agents to submit to, trying to glean from their submissions guidelines whether they’d be attracted to my … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · 15 Comments

Perseverance II

As I wait for the first response to a partial, from Amy Berkower of Writer’s House (an outfit that has rejected me many times over the years), I keep counseling … Continue reading

June 29, 2017 · 12 Comments

Persevering at perseverance

A few posts are on tap looking at perseverance, yes or no. I remember having talks with myself all through the first ten years of this century about perseverance and … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 · 17 Comments

Mixed vedge

The heat wave has lasted more than a week, making for claustrophobic days after early-morning walks and errands. I’m talking a solid week of 100+. Sleeping was difficult because we … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 · 8 Comments

Five things that will change your life

Have you discovered Barkeeper’s Friend yet? It will change your life – that’s all I’ll say. Have you discovered Breathe Right nasal strips yet? They will change your life – … Continue reading

June 23, 2017 · 11 Comments

People used to write letters

We got another letter from our friend, “A”, about the only one who ever writes to us anymore. I shared one of her other notes almost four years ago now, … Continue reading

June 22, 2017 · 9 Comments

Loose ends

Mojo is low around here. It’s been hitting a hundred degrees (plus) every day for the last four days, with more in store, so I’m lowering my metabolism along with … Continue reading

June 20, 2017 · 5 Comments

For Father’s Day, enjoy “Comfortably Numb” on an ungainly guitar

What father isn’t, deep down, a huge Pink Floyd fan? And what father doesn’t appreciate a gigantically awkward guitar with bass strings so thick and low they wobble like power … Continue reading

June 18, 2017 · 4 Comments

Lynch pinned

Bill Pearse (pinklightsabre) reminded me in a recent post of his of Snoqualmie Pass, outside of Seattle. He and his buddy, Brad, went climbing up there not long ago, but … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

Wait, what?!

It’s true. Only eleven copies of In No Particular Order have been sold so far. Help me out, whataya say? This blog has over a thousand followers, and I refuse … Continue reading

June 14, 2017 · 3 Comments