WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

“You know me number three, you know me number two”

Arts critic Bill Wyman (late of Salon, NPR, Huffington Post, etc.) has taken it upon himself to rank all 213 Beatles songs from worst to best. The first thing I … Continue reading

June 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

Semi-Traditional Book Review: Reading in Progress #MondayBlogs #bookreview #memoir

Originally posted on 1WriteWay:
Usually I don’t review a book I haven’t yet finished. I definitely don’t review books that I don’t plan to finish (for whatever reason). I’m making…

June 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

Hope it tastes better than it looks …

See, this is why organic products made out of natural ingredients suck. This toothpaste looks like baby poo! I was on the hunt for some toothpaste that didn’t have that … Continue reading

June 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Two new pieces are included in In No Particular Order, plus an original preface

  Not a bad week for In No Particular Order, considering my only promotional tools at the moment are the blog and Twitter. I’ve sold ten copies in three days. … Continue reading

June 9, 2017 · 4 Comments

New service at Indie-Scribable

Putting out In No Particular Order the way I did — on the cheap — has inspired me to add a new service to my Indie-Scribable menu. EZ manuscript formatting … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · 3 Comments

Essay it ain’t so

Here’s an essay at Lit Hub, looking at how Virginia Wolfe wrote an essay complaining about how many personal essays there were in 1905, comparing that complaint with a more … Continue reading

June 7, 2017 · 14 Comments

Got LIVE if you want it!

Guess what? In No Particular Order is now live on Amazon! Here’s the blurb: It’s true that life is linear, but the living of it is all over the map. … Continue reading

June 6, 2017 · 28 Comments

The lonely bull(sh*tter)

If you haven’t run across this piece by the excellent essayist, Rebecca Solnit, you’ll want to set aside a few minutes to read it. She tears Donald Trump a new … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · 8 Comments

All my titles are now $2.99

It’s official. My Amazon book sales chart has flatlined. Oh, it happens every now and then, especially when I haven’t run a promotion in a while (mostly because I haven’t … Continue reading

June 3, 2017 · 8 Comments

Caveat emptor where writing advice is concerned

Here’s some writing advice. Don’t listen to advice dished out by mega-successful writers. Like John Grisham. Maybe John had three spare minutes on his hands when he phoned in this … Continue reading

June 2, 2017 · 16 Comments