WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Serenity now

It’s one of those times when the neighbor’s dog is barking nonstop and hitting that sound frequency that causes a wad of nausea in my gut so that I keep … Continue reading

April 6, 2021 · 3 Comments

INFAMY on sale for 99 ¢ents

  Kids, I’ve gone ahead and done the inevitable. I’ve reduced the price of Infamy: A Journal of Our Darkest Year 2020 to 99 cents.  I’m hoping that this enticing … Continue reading

March 9, 2021 · 1 Comment

Won’t you … help a needy writer … like me?

  Last week I released Infamy—A Journal of Our Darkest Year 2020.  If you haven’t picked up your copy yet, please scoot yourself over to Amazon and download it today, … Continue reading

February 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Now available for Kindle: Infamy–A Journal of Our Darkest Year 2020

Infamy—A Journal of Our Darkest Year 2020 is now live on Amazon for $2.99.  Step right up and read about the year that never stopped delivering … catastrophes, that is.  … Continue reading

January 27, 2021 · 9 Comments

My 2020 journal is coming next week, and Close to Perfect is free for download here

Next week I’ll be releasing Infamy—A Journal of Our Darkest Year 2020. I put the lid on it Thursday, after the inauguration, trying to end the damn thing on a … Continue reading

January 22, 2021 · 5 Comments

2020 ~ the movie poster

A while back I mentioned that I’ve been working on a political journal for 2020, the year that just. won’t. stop. The thing weighs in right now at more than … Continue reading

December 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Bill that’s due every Thanksgiving

Originally posted on WHAT THE HELL:
If it’s Thanksgiving, it’s time to let Bill Burroughs into our homes to eradicate any sense that optimism is a reasonable response to what’s…

November 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Too many thank yous …

I’m usually in a cranky mood when I’m querying agents, and when that coincides with the collapse of our civilization, like these days, you can imagine the mood I’m in … Continue reading

November 18, 2020 · 6 Comments

Zero hour

One week to go, and I just sat down to write one of those earnest but preachy appeals to get out there and vote, get your ballot postmarked early, tell … Continue reading

October 27, 2020 · 3 Comments

A cautionary tale for writers

Boy, was I happy when I got one of my new flash pieces accepted by an online literary mag! I hadn’t submitted anything new in ages, feeling like it would … Continue reading

October 8, 2020 · 6 Comments