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Brenda S. Anderson

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Brenda S. Anderson writes gritty and authentic, life-affirming fiction. She is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers, and is Past-President of the ACFW Minnesota chapter, MN-NICE, the 2016 Chapter of the Year. When not reading or writing, she enjoys music, theater, roller coasters, and baseball, and she loves watching movies with her family. She lives in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area with her husband of 30 years, their three children, and one sassy cat.

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Brenda S. Anderson Hi Stefaunia - very good question, one most authors struggle with, indie or not. I'm certainly not an expert, but I'll point to a couple of authors…moreHi Stefaunia - very good question, one most authors struggle with, indie or not. I'm certainly not an expert, but I'll point to a couple of authors who've done quite well with their indie releases: Heather Day Gilbert and Sally Bradley. Also, Michael Hyatt is an expert on platform building. His book Platform: Get Noticed in a Busy World is an excellent resource.

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Brenda S. Anderson Hi Anne - Nice to meet you, too! I've been writing all my life, but it wasn't until 2005 that I decided to pursue my dream and write a novel, and I've…moreHi Anne - Nice to meet you, too! I've been writing all my life, but it wasn't until 2005 that I decided to pursue my dream and write a novel, and I've since completed 5 more. That first novel eventually, after many, many drafts, turned into my debut release, Chain of Mercy.

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PLACED CALLED HOME Cover Reveal


It seems like LONG WAY HOME just came out–and I guess it did, just a month ago–but I already have a new cover to show you.


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PLACE CALLED HOME spotlights Nate Brooks. For those of you read Long Way Home, you met him there, and if you read my Coming Home Series, you met him when he was a young teen and followed him through his first years of college.


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Brenda S Anderson Hi Jan Marie - I enjoy meeting other readers as well. :)

Our winter has actually been pretty mild, but today we reached 11.2 below. It's up to 2.1 above right now. Now that's chilly. :)

Jan Marie wrote: "Thanks for the friend invitation! I love getting to meet other people who love reading and writing as much as I do! How's the weather up in Minneapolis this winter?

Jan Marie"



Jan Marie Newby Thanks for the friend invitation! I love getting to meet other people who love reading and writing as much as I do! How's the weather up in Minneapolis this winter?

Jan Marie


Jennifer Spinola Brenda, thanks for adding me! I can't wait to appear on your blog! :)


Gwendolyn Gage Hi Brenda! Thanks for being my Goodreads friend!


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