Karl "Doc" Bradford
Born and raised in Colorado, Karl (Doc) Bradford sold his dental practice in 1985 with plans to open a landscaping business in Hawaii. Two years later, however, Doc found himself in Santa Barbara selling upholstery fabric and hanging out with a bunch of writers. Not quite Harpo Marx's life at the Algonquin Round Table, but the combination has proven addictive. He says, the only thing better would be if his two children and three grandchildren lived nearby. Doc is currently working on his third novel.
Articles by Karl Bradford
Guilty As Charged February 17, 2009 (Karl "Doc" Bradford) Ten years ago, a completed novel rested in Karl (Doc) Bradford's desk drawer and he was hard at work on his second. After reading his latest chapter, someone noted what a great hobby writing must be for him. Hobby? A year later, the wake-up call had been ruminated, digested, and the paradigm shift had occurred. The idea wasn't to write for money and fame--the idea was to write for pleasure, discovery, and self-expression. He figured that if something of quality came from his passion and commitment, it would transcend the hobby world. (complete article...)