Bridget Hoolihan Budig


Bridget Budig graduated from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, with a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Master’s Degree in English Education. For more than a decade, she has worked with eighth grade through twelfth grade students in the English classroom. Inspired by the creativity of her own students she set out to show them that everyone can be a writer.

Based on her own strong family ties, the O’Neill family resembles her own with Bridget as the middle child to Dan and Rosemary Hoolihan. Her siblings, Sam and Claire, are her writing inspirations.

Bridget lives close to the area where she grew up with her husband, Tim Budig, and her five-year-old Beagle and running partner, Jem. When not teaching or writing, Bridget enjoys reading, skiing, and digital scrapbooking.

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My World is Over “The Day it All Went Dark”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,910. Language: American English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Her world is over, at least that’s what Brynn O’Neill believes as she and her siblings find themselves alone at home with no power for the weekend. Once the three realize that no one is coming to help them, they set off on their own journey to find their parents. Along the way, Brynn narrates through her journal as the kids meet friends and foes alike and learn what is really out in the world.

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