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About bridgetstraub

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

Left Behind

When my sister and I moved to Los Angeles I was still a teenager, and everything I loved about TV had to do with Garry Marshall. It was exciting to live in L.A. because you could run into an actor … Continue reading

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Terror in the Chair

I had to go to the dentist today to have a broken tooth pulled and in the days leading up to this I alternated between dread and a barely concealed anxiousness. By last night I was resigned to it. I … Continue reading

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Excerpt Sunday 10?

This is from an ongoing work in progress. I have to warn you that this character has a tendency to drop the F-word on occasion, so if you find that unacceptable you might wish to read one of the previous excerpts … Continue reading

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Go Fund What Now?

A few years ago, before everyone and their mother had a Kickstarter campaign, Laura Hall and I set up a campaign to fund a production of our musical, Room to Grow. At the time I think it’s safe to say that … Continue reading

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Excerpt Sunday 10!

When I started this book in 2014 I was pleased to have the title so easily out of the way. I called it Bittersweet, and not only did I start it as a novel, but also a screenplay . I was … Continue reading

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Hey Baby! It’s the 4th of July!

Here’s a extra excerpt from The Salacious Marny Ottwiler a tongue in cheek novel of love, friendship, life and the insanity that ensues! 6     I’m living in some Disney reality show where on the 4th of July everyone dresses in red, white and blue … Continue reading

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Excerpt Sunday 9

Today’s excerpt comes from a book I started last year. I was sailing along and then I got sidetracked by another idea, probably Beyond the Cracks. This is Fighting Forty which I not only have two thirds of the way complete, … Continue reading

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