I’ve been taking a break on the blog front–hopefully that will change soon–but I had to pass on this exciting news. The latest book from The Mosaic Collection is now available! Dancing in the Rain: Stories to Shelter the Soul features five authors telling five stories to inspire and uplift your soul. About the book: Read More
Season of Hope Now Available!
SEASON OF HOPE Now Available! When I chose the title for this book months ago, I never would have imagined how fitting it would be for the year. I’ve survived cancer and covid, my husband’s Alzheimer’s has stabilized, and we’re (mostly) settled in our new home of five months. It’s been a tough year, but Read More
Season of Hope Cover Reveal + Pre-Order!
My sixth and final Potter’s House Book is now up for 99¢ pre-order! Check out this beautiful cover created by fellow author, Marion Ueckermann. The full paperback cover is just as beautiful. Click >Here< for a fun puzzle that will reveal the entire cover! About SEASON OF HOPE ~ When a shocking revelation shatters her Read More
My Little Free Library!
My Little Free Library! For years I’ve been wanting a Little Free Library (https://littlefreelibrary.org/) for my front lawn, and this past Christmas my family gifted me this adorable house! I couldn’t wait to get it out by the road! For me, there isn’t a better way to get to know neighbors than chatting about books. Read More
A Tribute to Mom
Tribute to Mom I’ll never know how she did it. My mom, born and raised a city girl with dreams of seeing the world, sacrificed that dream to become a farmer’s wife. And then together they raised seven children. While raising those children, she also … made three full meals per day (we’re talking eggs, Read More
Miss You, Mom!
This past week, Heaven flung open its gates, and Jesus opened wide his arms, as trumpeters heralded in a new soul. No, I’m not speaking of those three actors/musicians who’ve recently made the headlines and whose names have been plastered all over Facebook in recent days. I know nothing of their faith to make a Read More
Give Thanks in ALL Things
So far it’s been a tough holiday season. My mom’s been ill for a few years, yet her decline has been very gradual until this past month when it’s worsened like a snowball rolling downhill. Every day she seems to grows weaker, less coherent. Needless to say, it’s not easy to be thankful right now. Yet, 1 Thessalonians Read More
Starting With a Blank Canvas
–I interrupt Book Talk Tuesday to talk painting–although, if you think about it, painting and writing novels are very similar. Both start with a blank canvas and end up telling a unique story!– Last Friday my lovely daughter and I had a fantastic evening out at Wine and Canvas. It’s a brilliant business that makes artists Read More
CIR March Madness Blog Hop!
Welcome to Brenda Anderson Books and the Clean Indie Reads March Madness Blog Hop! What a fun opportunity for readers to discover new favorite authors, with around 40 participants in this hop! Plus, you have a chance to win the March Madness Book Bundle Grand Prize (see book prizes >here<) with each participating blogger giving away Read More
Last week I was fortunate to escape home to spend five days at a quiet writing retreat. All by myself! For a writer on deadline, it was perfect. I spent the time editing my next release, Memory Box Secrets, having received full manuscript critiques from my critique partners. (I’m interrupting this post to say I have The Best Read More