Country: United States
Mick Brady grew up in Chicago, and spent part of every summer in Wisconsin, so she's a city girl with a strong country streak. She and her eight brothers and sisters were equally at home on the sidewalks and in the woods. Brady earned a BA in political science and an MA in social science from the University of Illinois. She later moved to Asheville, North Carolina, where she earned a BA in drama from UNCA. She taught writing and critical thinking at her alma mater for several years before setting out for California. Brady earned an MFA in screenwriting from the University of Southern California, and she taught writing and critical thinking courses at Pepperdine University in Malibu. Both at UNCA and at Pepperdine, she focused some of her critical thinking courses on UFOs and alien abductions, popular mythology, and paranormal subjects. Brady has worked as an editor in the tech industry for almost 20 years, and she currently serves as managing editor of ECT News Network. She lives in Ventura, California, where she is fortunate to have access to hiking trails in the mountains and bicycle trails along the beach. In addition to writing and promoting her creative work, she fills her free time with gardening, reading, watching movies and TV, and hanging out with family and friends, both virtually and in the real world.