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Kevin Brennan

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Kevin Brennan, author of Parts Unknown (William Morrow) has rung in the new year in Red Square, performed as a busker in the London Underground, wandered the California desert, and auditioned unsuccessfully for a chance at stardom on reality television. He lives in Northern California, and is the author of Yesterday Road, Occasional Soulmates, Town Father, and his latest, Fascination.

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Kevin Brennan I don't suffer from writer's block, per se. It seems like I've developed a routine that lets me jump right into things easily and carry on till it's…moreI don't suffer from writer's block, per se. It seems like I've developed a routine that lets me jump right into things easily and carry on till it's time to stop. But, like most writers, I do experience problems with any given project that make it feel like it's not working, and so I have to change direction or start over. Sometimes that's even worse than writer's block!(less)
Kevin Brennan Fascination is a novel centered around a woman who's particularly good at the old arcade game of the same name. I had read a newspaper article about…moreFascination is a novel centered around a woman who's particularly good at the old arcade game of the same name. I had read a newspaper article about Fascination "parlors" that still exist hither and yon, and the idea ... fascinated me. It becomes sort of a Zen and the art of archery thing, because it allows my protagonist, Sally Pavlou, to empty her mind and sort things out. She's a searcher ... (less)
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Yesterday Road

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Occasional Soulmates

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Parts Unknown

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Graham Greene
“Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.”
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“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”
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“On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.”
Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays

Ernest Hemingway
“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
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“Unexpected intrusions of beauty. This is what life is.”
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Hello Kevin,
It's such a pleasure having you for a friend. I am looking forward to reading your work! Thank you and best wishes.
Warmest regards,
CJ

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