WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

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

Close to Perfect is about to vanish …

I’ve finally succumbed. The market is saying that 99 cents is too high a price for this entertaining and informative transcript of a podcast that never was. But because Amazon … Continue reading

August 4, 2020 · 14 Comments

I hate when this happens …

I won’t go into specifics, but I just finished the first draft of a baseball novel a couple of months ago, and I’ve been starting to revise it this week. … Continue reading

June 12, 2020 · 21 Comments

Fan mail from some flounderer?

One of our restaurant clients down in L.A. received a strange piece of mail recently. It’s from someone named Matthew Thornton, and the return address says “Western United States 120º … Continue reading

May 18, 2020 · 7 Comments

A new nonfiction project comin’ down the pike!

Coming soon, my new nonfiction project, Close to Perfect: How to Write and Publish Your Novel. Here’s the gist: Thank goodness novelist Kevin Brennan (Parts Unknown, Yesterday Road, Eternity Began … Continue reading

February 20, 2020 · 6 Comments

String-driven thing

Last year—maybe I mentioned it—I hired a luthier to make me an archtop guitar. Somewhere along the way, I got this bee in my bonnet and I thought, as so … Continue reading

August 1, 2019 · 4 Comments

Here she comes again

The Disappointed Housewife launches a week from today, and boy is the entire staff excited! True, at the moment I’m the entire staff, but me, myself, and I are all … Continue reading

January 8, 2018 · 10 Comments

Coming soon!

The Disappointed Housewife is approaching! I’ve received a number of fun pieces the last few weeks, and though I’m still keeping the pre-launch submission window open, the big day will … Continue reading

January 3, 2018 · 25 Comments

The sport of kinks

Have I mentioned that my wife and I are avid pickleball players? Or maybe I should say “pickleball.” Our game doesn’t much resemble the official version. If this sport hasn’t … Continue reading

November 29, 2017 · 11 Comments

Subconscious mine

The subconscious mind of a writer … what a piece of work. I was minding my own business last night – sleeping – when I found myself leaning against a … Continue reading

September 22, 2017 · 4 Comments