What it’s like being an author…

With a headline like that one, you can assume I’ll be sharing a seamy secret about my chosen profession. Something confessional. Or perhaps scandalous. About how, much of the time, being an author means that you only work four hours out of every twenty-four; that you...

What I REALLY think of David Baldacci . . .

Any industry is going to be defined—for better or for worse; wholly, or at least in part—by its leading brands. Ask people what they think of discount retailers, and they’ll probably grimace. Why? Because Wal-Mart has a history of unfair labor practices, of ruthlessly...

Another thing to hate about 2020

Because I am a professional writer—a seasoned observer of the world scene, a sensitive reader of the zeitgeist, a pulse oximeter for the human condition—I know that what everyone needs right now is another reason why 2020 is a festering ulcer. Here, I will not be...

Welcome to this blog

Hi. Brad here. Elsewhere on this website, you will find a lot of professionally worded verbiage whose purpose is to impress you with my accomplishments. Either that, or a lot of silly stuff written by my interns. Not here. Here, it’s just me. Keeping it real. Book...