Author Archives: bridgetstraub

About bridgetstraub

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

Things Got Real Today

Life has been way too serious of late, and this morning it included calls and emails from my daughter’s school, informing us of threats made against the school, and/or the kids. Apparently there is a new social media app called … Continue reading

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A Year of Lasts

Tessa is seventeen today, and it is a bittersweet occasion. As happy as I am that she is as fabulous as she is, this may well be the last time she is home for her birthday. Next year she will … Continue reading

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The Teach Your Talent Project

  I was approached about this project and decided to give it a go… I was never a big fan of school. I found it confusing, overwhelming, and at times, downright boring. I spent most of my time in high … Continue reading

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A Big Search

When I released my first novel, Searching for my Wand, I set up a Facebook page because that was one of the many steps that was advised. You can access it here; https://www.facebook.com/pages/Searching-for-My-Wand/103456133105764  I posted reviews and updates for a … Continue reading

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Has My Ship Come In?

Not quite. As many of you know, I began this blog hoping to build my “Brand” and to get a publishing deal. Well, good news/bad news. I finally had an offer sent my way, that’s the good news. The bad … Continue reading

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Do You Have Klout?

Do you care? I am constantly getting updates in my email, and frankly I find them hard to believe, most especially this last one. I mean let’s face it, I have done very little lately to boost my image. I … Continue reading

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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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