WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Fun summertime reading for fans of summertime reading

A little reminder to you lovers of fine fiction, poetry, and essays, that The Disappointed Housewife is out there for your periodic lit-fix. We’ve had some interesting morsels lately: Most … Continue reading

June 22, 2020 · 1 Comment

Coming soon … EBT in paperback!

For those who’ve been waiting to read this timely Americo-dystopian classic, your time has come. Next week it’ll be holdable in the hands. And I’m pricing it at a low-low … Continue reading

May 28, 2020 · 6 Comments

Discover writer Mike Robbins

I’ve just posted a review of Mike Robbins’ collection of novellas called Three Seasons. Born the same year I was, but with an experience resumé out of a John LeCarré … Continue reading

May 14, 2020 · 3 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

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

Help wanted with my 99-cent sale!

Last week I started a summer sale on my four Amazon novels, Yesterday Road, Occasional Soulmates, Town Father, and Fascination—each available now for just 99 cents in Kindle format. Guess … Continue reading

July 22, 2019 · 15 Comments

More on Fascination — the paperback

Celebrate the tangible! Now that I’ve published Fascination in paperback, I’m keeping a copy on my desk for the time being because I just enjoy looking at it and picking … Continue reading

December 8, 2018 · 2 Comments

Light reading

The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera My rating: 5 of 5 stars Like Jerzy Kozinski, Milan Kundera was hugely important back in the ’80s, when this book first … Continue reading

April 10, 2018 · 7 Comments