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About bridgetstraub

Author, Artist & Mom. First novel "Searching for My Wand" was published in December 2011

Fantasy Fail

As a struggling writer I have to choose carefully when it comes to submitting my work to contests, classes or workshops. I decided to take a chance with NYWIFT (New York Women in Film & Television) because this opportunity was … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t It Be Nice?

This showed up in my mail this morning and I couldn’t help but think, wouldn’t it be nice if this were showing up in mailboxes all over the world? Now admittedly, I can’t say with certain that this didn’t show … Continue reading

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I Have Been Thinking…

I am in Northern California again, staying with my sister, and loving on her two grand-babies, while spending some one on one time with my daughter Tessa, before she heads off to college. It’s a strange time of letting go … Continue reading

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I Tend to Obsess!

Sometimes obsession can be a good thing. It tends to lead to follow through, but lately I have been obsessing on aging. Even more to the point, on how I look as I age. I don’t want to have that … Continue reading

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Who Is Right

I have been writing this new novel, Fighting Forty, but 97 pages into it, one of my sisters printed out the story so far. Last night that sister, as well as another of my sister’s and I were having a … Continue reading

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Never Cause a Scene?

I was on Facebook and someone had posted a list of advice a teacher hadĀ given to his students before graduation. Among other words of wisdom, were the words, Never Cause a Scene. Wrong! At least in my book, anyway. I … Continue reading

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She’s Leaving Home!

It’s almost time and I could not be prouder, but oh how I will miss her! Tomorrow night Tessa will be acknowledged in a special ceremony for the accomplishments she has achieved throughout high school. Among them, maintaining straight As … Continue reading

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