Blog Hopping Today!

No, I don’t usually post on Fridays, but I’m doing some blog-hopping today and thought you might want to come say “Hi.” At Inkspirational Messages, in celebration of Lorna Seilstad‘s new release While Love Stirs, we’ve been talking about birth order and how that affects who we are. I’m the third of seven in my Read More

My Writing Process Blog Tour

The Writing Process Blog Tour has traveled to my blog today. Special thanks goes to Heidi McCahan for nominating me for this tour. You met Heidi on my blog last week, but I’ll refresh your memory here. After that I’ll talk about my writing process, and then I’m going to point the tour in a new direction, toward Read More

Mother’s Day Book Shopping List

Did you realize that Mother’s Day is this coming Sunday? Raise your hand if you haven’t purchased something for you mom yet. Yeah, I thought so. Then this blog post is for you. Your shopping list is below. All you have to do is click on the book covers and then make your purchase! Easy Read More

May Book Preview – WHILE LOVE STIRS by Lorna Seilstad

I’m so excited! My friend and critique partner, Lorna Seilstad, has another book out: While Love Stirs, the second novel in her Gregory Sisters series. And this one is extra-special fun because it’s based in Minnesota in the early 20th century. Lorna took me to places I hadn’t ever heard of and then she brought me Read More

Romantic Reads

Since tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d take a day to give plugs to my friends–co-Inkspirational Messages contributors who write romance. If you’re looking for the perfect romantic read, check out any of the authors and books below. Lorna Seilstad – If you enjoy historical romance with a touch of laughter, you’ll want to Read More

A Novel Christmas List – My Friends from Inkspirational Messages!

This is the post where I get to do some name-dropping. Yes, I know the authors of the books listed below, and they even know me! (Though, they might not admit to it.) One of the greatest blessings of being an author is befriending others who share my same passion–I love supporting them all! So, when Read More

Talking with Shannon Taylor Vannatter

I first met Shannon Taylor Vannatter about six years ago, shortly after I joined ACFW. I was assigned to a critique group with Shannon, Lorna Seilstad, and Jerri Ledford. Being placed together with these three talented authors was truly God orchestrated. In the years I’ve know them, I’ve had front row seats as all three Read More

A Mother’s Day Reading List

Don’t know what to get your mother for Mother’s Day? Well, I’m here to help you out with novel suggestions in several different categories. I know one or more will fit her tastes! On my wish list: UNWRITTEN by Charles Martin (Center Street) Sunday hasn’t spoken to anybody other than his priest in years. When Read More

And The Winners Are …

The Winner of Becky Wade‘s UNDENIABLY YOURS plus a box of See’s Candies is … karen! Congratulations, Karen! And the Winner of Lorna Seilstad‘s WHEN LOVE CALLS is … Marissa E! Congratulations, Marissa! Winners, please contact me at BrendaBryantAnderson (at) comcast (dot)net with your mailing address, and I will get your prizes out to you! Read More

When Love Calls and More!

***Book Giveaway – See Contest Rules Below*** I’ll confess my bias right up front as I give this shameless shout-out for Lorna Seilstad‘s newest release, WHEN LOVE CALLS (Revell). Lorna and I have been critique partners (and friends) since 2008, so I’ve sat in the front row cheering section since before the birth of her Read More