Dazzling Debuts!

It’s an exciting time at my publishing house, Winslet Press, as three debut authors’ books have released this month and a fourth is set to release the first part of July! As you see below, it’s a diverse selection–there’s a book for every taste. And don’t you LOVE the covers? So, if you’re looking for a Read More

Reading on the Road

Last week our family took a much-needed vacation. After two months of graduations and birthdays and last concerts and a book launch, we finally had time to breathe. We spent the first part of the week in Branson, Missouri. LOVE the Ozarks! What amazing beauty! Then we spent the final couple of days in Kansas Read More


Yes, you now have more opportunities to win CHAIN OF MERCY! Author Lena Nelson Dooley welcomed me to her blog today and asked some fun new questions. The deadline to enter is July 4, 2014. http://lenanelsondooley.blogspot.com/2014/06/chain-of-mercy-brenda-s-anderson-one.html And on Goodreads, I’m having a three book giveaway! So hop on over to Goodreads, add Chain of Mercy Read More

Video Marketing for Authors by Linda Fulkerson

I’m excited to introduce you to Linda Fulkerson today. I met Linda as a fellow blogger at Inkspirational Messages. Not only is Linda a blogger, but she’s our web guru–we’d be completely lost without her! And now she’s launched a Marketing for Christian Writers website that offers a wealth of info for us marketing-weary authors. Read More

Chain of Mercy Visits Target Field

One of the things I enjoy about being an author is placing my characters in some of my favorite Minnesota locales. That’s something many of my readers have commented on–they’ve loved revisiting those sites in my book. One location that plays a significant role in Chain of Mercy is Target Field, the home of our Minnesota Read More

Meet Kate from Sandra Orchard’s BLIND TRUST

Back in April, Author Sandra Orchard introduced me to the concept of character interviews on her blog when she interviewed Richard from Chain of Mercy. It was so much fun, I had to return the favor! It’s a terrific way to get more insight into the characters in a novel, hopefully convincing you to read Read More

Monday Update – Chain of Mercy Review

I’m so grateful to Kav (a fellow Inkspirational Messages contributor) for this generous review of Chain of Mercy! And she’s giving away a FREE copy too. http://bestreads-kav.blogspot.com/2014/06/chain-of-mercy.html So, if you don’t have your copy of Chain of Mercy yet, hurry over to Kav’s Best Reads blog and enter to win, or you could purchase the Read More

Quick Friday Update

Blog Appearances … Jo Huddleston had some fun new questions for me on her blog this week, plus a book giveaway of Chain of Mercy.  http://www.johuddleston.com/2014/06/book-drawing.html And it’s my day to post at Inkspirational Messages. We’ve been talking about prairie living, and Little House, and the early 20th century, so I wrote about one of my Read More