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

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

Novel Anticipation – February 2014, Part 1

Now that football season is officially over, and since the entire country seems to be in a deep freeze, I can’t think of anything better to do than pick up a book. February’s options are eclectic, and that’s just the way I like it. There are too many to talk about today, so you’ll have 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

And the Winner of Wedding on the Rocks is …

*** Maryann! *** Congratulations, Maryann! I know you’ll love Wedding on the Rocks! To claim your prize, e-mail your mailing address to me at BrendaBryantAnderson (AT) comcast (dot) net. Thank you to everyone who took time to stop by and meet Rose Ross Zediker. I do hope you’ll continue to visit my blog on Book Read More

Talking with Rose Ross Zediker

***Book Giveaway! See contest rules below***   I’m very excited to welcome author Rose Ross Zediker to my blog today! I had the privilege of meeting Rose at the ACFW Conference in Dallas last year–isn’t she lovely?! And Rose is the newest member at the group blog (which I’m part of), Inkspirational Messages. Rose’s latest Read More

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

This past week and a half at Inkspirational Messages we’ve been blogging about beauty tips. My post today has a decidedly different take as I talk about seeing ourselves through God’s eyes, not the world’s. If you struggle with poor body image or have self-esteem issues (or even if you don’t), I hope you take Read More

The Next Big Thing

Thanks to Nicole Petrino-Salter over at Into the Fire (if you want to be inspired or challenged, check out Nicole’s excellent blog!), I’ve been tagged in a game of The Next Big Thing and get to answer questions about my books. I’m in editing mode right now, so I’ll spotlight the book I’m working on Read More

2012 ACFW Conference Highlights

I know I’m breaking a blogging rule by posting a day early, but I can’t wait to share some pictures and bullet-point highlights from this past weekend! FRIENDS! Getting together with friends is always the best part of the conference Hung out with my amazing critique partners, Lorna Seilstad and Shannon Vannatter. Also hung out Read More