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2015 INSPY Nominations Open!

My favorite book award for Christian literature has to be the INSPY Award (The Bloggers Award for Excellence in Faith-Driven Fiction). While I respect the Carol and the Christy, the INSPYs expand their reach by receiving nominations from both Christian booksellers and the general marketplace. I’m also partial to the INPSYs as I was privileged Read More

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Inkspirational Tree

I love the pics I see on Facebook of Christmas trees created out of books, so I just had to give it a try myself. Now this is just a small created using the novels written by fellow Inkspirational Messages contributors Lorna Seilstad, Shannon Taylor Vannatter, Rose Ross Zediker, and myself. This isn’t all the books Read More

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2014 – A Novel Christmas List, Part Two

I’m blessed to be part of a blog (Inkspirational Messages) with 10 sensational authors, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t suggest you add them to your Christmas list. Check out these 2014 releases from the Inkspers: WHILE LOVE STIRS (The Gregory Sisters, Book #2) Lorna Seilstad (Revell) After graduating from Fannie Farmer’s School of Read More

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2014 – A Novel Christmas List, Part One

Need a few last minute gifts? Well, I can’t think of anything better than a book, so today and Thursday, I’m tossing out a few ideas, a little of something for everyone on your Christmas list. The books on today’s list are all written by friends and, as you can see, I have diverse friends. Read More

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Favorite Christmas Music

Music will get me into the Christmas spirit more than most anything. More than decorating or shopping or baking. I could forgo all of that, as long as I had Christmas music to listen to. Now narrowing down my favorites so they fit on a single blog post isn’t easy. I love all types of Read More

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PIECES OF GRANITE – Now Available in Paperback!

Yeah! Pieces of Granite is finally available in paperback! Just in time for Christmas! Only $13.29 on Amazon! Paperback | Kindle | Nook Other News: I’m visiting Miranda Uyeh’s To Be A Person blog today. She asks some unique and fun questions. Would love for you to stop by! http://mautobeaperson.com/2014/12/05/author-scoop-chatting-moments-with-brenda-s-anderson/ Plus, today’s my blogging day Read More

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Novel Anticipation, December 2014

Yes, another eclectic reading list! I do enjoy variety. How about you? CHECKMATE (The Bowers Files) by Steven James Penguin Group When a clandestine FBI facility is attacked, Special Agent Patrick Bowers is drawn into the vicious, ruthless story that a killer from his past is bent on telling the world. Clues lead to long-forgotten Read More