WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

To rant or not to rant …

It seems odd to me, after all these years of blogging, that most posts I write nowadays never make it onto the blog. Why is that? I think I know … Continue reading

August 31, 2022 · 17 Comments

Follow your bliss, basically …

For whatever reason, I sat down and wrote a post called “Advice For Young Writers,” but almost as soon as I finished it I realized I’m not one to be … Continue reading

August 26, 2022 · 3 Comments

Hope you guess my name

The neighbor lady was at the mailbox at the same time my wife went to grab our mail, and in the course of what was meant to be nothing but … Continue reading

August 22, 2022 · 16 Comments

To deer, your garden is a smorgasbord

And it dawns on you one day that you despise the deer. You become enraged when you see them picking their way through your yard’s bounty, seemingly careful not to … Continue reading

August 16, 2022 · 7 Comments

The dreamin’ hunter

Gradually it came to pass that I stopped remembering my dreams. Not entirely, but mostly, so that I wake up now in the morning with a sense that I’ve dreamed … Continue reading

August 11, 2022 · 13 Comments

August’s freebie: Yesterday Road

Time for another Summer Reading freebie, and this month it’s my second novel (and first indie), Yesterday Road. I have a special place in my heart for this book because … Continue reading

August 8, 2022 · 11 Comments

Sleep balking

Before rising each day, we catalog our aches and pains. It all started with the universal question, How’d you sleep?, but as we got older and started noticing those tell-tale … Continue reading

August 4, 2022 · 6 Comments

Aqua miserablé

We learned upon waking that we had no running water. I went to wash my face, which I always do first thing to shock myself into the new day, but … Continue reading

August 1, 2022 · 10 Comments