Carolyn Straub


Carolyn Straub is a native of the East Coast where she worked for newspapers and taught college for five years in the New York area. She relocated to Fairbanks, Alaska, in 1993 and was news assistant and youth writer for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner and taught at University of Alaska.

Carolyn has lived in northern California since 1997, and has worked as a copy editor and freelance writer, and is now retired.

Carolyn is also a senior state park volunteer at Henry W. Coe State Park in northern California and a member of the Companions in Ignatian Service and Spirituality of Santa Clara University.

She lives with her husband, Steve McHenry, a technical editor.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I wrote during grade school and won a few recognitions.
What's the story behind your latest book?
It is a fiction account of my days beginning in newspapers.
Read more of this interview.


White Space Obsession
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,130. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
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Tigre Strong is obsessed with writing. She becomes a reporter. Her controlling parents try to reclaim her. Tigre pursues the job, while the family shuns her at an airport. To them, with her odd and outstanding pursuit, she is a stranger. Her parents die. Strong wants to build a new life in Alaska, but has never traveled 5,000 miles. To survive, she must break bonds with the past.

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