WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

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 · 11 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

Passive marketing, wave of the future

Let’s talk about something besides the coronavirus. Let’s talk about books. A couple of things are bugging me about books lately. Particularly the marketing of books. During the lockdown, I’ve … Continue reading

April 21, 2020 · 10 Comments

Writing novels in the age of coronavirus

Maybe I mentioned that, since there’s no baseball this spring, and maybe not this whole season, I’ve been working on a baseball novel. It’s a great world to inhabit while … Continue reading

April 7, 2020 · 14 Comments

There’s something for every writer in this little volume

Of course he says that, you might say. He’s trying to sell some books. But it’s actually true. My two writer pals and I get deep into the weeds on … Continue reading

March 10, 2020 · 3 Comments

Live on KDP: Close to Perfect–How to Write and Publish Your Novel

Well whataya know about that? Today’s launch day for Close to Perfect! This here novella-length book is a chat between three writers I’ve known for a long time, and we … Continue reading

March 3, 2020 · 4 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

Zadie gets it right

Somehow you need to get your hands on a copy of the October 24th edition of The New York Review of Books so you can read Zadie Smith’s piece, “Fascinated … Continue reading

December 19, 2019 · 3 Comments

Launch day for Eternity Began Tomorrow!

Eternity Began Tomorrow is now live on Amazon.com and available as a Kindle book for $2.99. I’ve already told you that this book is quite a departure for me. It’s … Continue reading

September 18, 2019 · 11 Comments

Mixing it up

It’s starting to look like I’ll have a new novel on offer this fall. Indie, of course, since I seem to be persona non grata in the world of literary … Continue reading

July 16, 2019 · 13 Comments