Author Archives: bridgetstraub

About bridgetstraub

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

It Must Be In The Title!

Last month On a Hot August Afternoon sold better than it ever has, but so far this month, sales have dropped off significantly. Now the only reason I can come up with to explain it, is because in August people … Continue reading

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Time Goes By

Every day I think I am going to write and every day comes to an end with very little to show for it. I can’t seem to shut out the so called “real” world the way I usually can. My … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs

The past few weeks have been tough and the next few promise more of the same. We are stuck in that in between time where money is not coming in and it’s a struggle just to get by. However, on … Continue reading

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Too Soon To Breathe?

We are four days into the new school year, and after a few bumps along the way, all seems to be settling down. My older daughter is finishing out her last year in the original high school we chose, while … Continue reading

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When To Push

When I was fourteen, my mother agreed to let me try a new “alternative” high school, and honestly, the results were somewhat disastrous. I wound up dropping out six months before graduating because the teachers were so full of themselves … Continue reading

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Constant Pressure

We are still a year away from college and yet it has taken over our lives in an all encompassing way that I never imagined possible. I swear a day does not go by that we don’t discuss it in … Continue reading

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A Moment to Savor

I was sitting on my bed last night, winding down and flipping through the channels on the ancient TV I have back in my room, when I came across a favorite old movie. The Proposal with Sandra Bullock and Ryan … Continue reading

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