Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Awkward miscommunications of the past (cont’d.)

I was out walking around the neighborhood one evening with this girl, Nancy, I wanted to have a relationship with because she was into classical music and Osmiroid pens, and … Continue reading

May 5, 2020 · 3 Comments

The pieces are falling into place …

What a terrific distraction from the frustrations of American life in late 2019, when it feels like almost everything is built on a foundation of Jell-O. My guitar is coming … Continue reading

October 23, 2019 · 3 Comments


With Sue laid up with her broken arm, our routines are all sabotaged, and we’re in an odd transition period in which every move needs to be planned out. Going … Continue reading

May 27, 2019 · 8 Comments

A carnivorous love story

Popping in to tout a new piece over at The Disappointed Housewife today, a charming tale of love involving meat and all its metaphors. Run over right now and read … Continue reading

March 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Trespass in the night

I had been dating a kleptomaniac for a few months, so meeting this new girl at school was promising. The klepto had become too much for me. While I was … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · 3 Comments

Lynch pinned

Bill Pearse (pinklightsabre) reminded me in a recent post of his of Snoqualmie Pass, outside of Seattle. He and his buddy, Brad, went climbing up there not long ago, but … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

Two new pieces are included in In No Particular Order, plus an original preface

  Not a bad week for In No Particular Order, considering my only promotional tools at the moment are the blog and Twitter. I’ve sold ten copies in three days. … Continue reading

June 9, 2017 · 4 Comments

Essay it ain’t so

Here’s an essay at Lit Hub, looking at how Virginia Wolfe wrote an essay complaining about how many personal essays there were in 1905, comparing that complaint with a more … Continue reading

June 7, 2017 · 14 Comments

Got LIVE if you want it!

Guess what? In No Particular Order is now live on Amazon! Here’s the blurb: It’s true that life is linear, but the living of it is all over the map. … Continue reading

June 6, 2017 · 28 Comments

Crossed paths

I can’t remember the family’s name, but maybe I will by the time I finish writing this. We lived in a condominium complex called Southridge in a suburb of St. … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 · 10 Comments