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 · 9 Comments

Eternity begins … today!

Got my own personal copy of EBT in paperback the other day and thought I’d show it off here. Cute, isn’t it? Turns out that the book ends at right … Continue reading

July 3, 2020 · 7 Comments

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

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

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

Another 5-star review for Eternity Began Tomorrow!

When a great review comes along for an indie writer, boy, you really want to shout from the rooftops. Over the weekend, Eternity Began Tomorrow picked up one of those. … Continue reading

February 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

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

Free at last?

A couple of weeks ago I asked the mostly rhetorical question, If giving away books doesn’t yield sales of your other books, or new reviews, why are you giving away … Continue reading

January 27, 2020 · 10 Comments

Asking for a friend …

Actually, no. I’m asking for myself. Long-time readers of What The Hell know I’ve been at this now—writing a writing blog about writing and blogging—for almost seven years. In the … Continue reading

January 13, 2020 · 33 Comments

Interview and Bargain Booksy promo today

Today an interview I did with Marie A Bailey is live on her blog. Catch it here. It dovetails nicely with a 99 cent Bargain Booksy promo for Eternity Began … Continue reading

December 11, 2019 · 1 Comment