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Brenda S. Anderson

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Brenda S. Anderson writes authentic, gritty, life-affirming fiction that shows God at work in people's messy lives. She enjoys live music and theater, walking the shores of Lake Superior, and sharing hot cocoa with friends and family. She lives near Minneapolis with her newly retired husband. Together, they plan to travel across the United States, checking items off their bucket list, beginning with a bus trip to Niagara Falls.

Readers can learn more about Brenda S. Anderson at www.brendaandersonbooks.com
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Brenda S. Anderson Oh, good question, Nancy! And welcome to my book booster team!

I call them gritty because my stories deal with a messy, tough side of life with very br…more
Oh, good question, Nancy! And welcome to my book booster team!

I call them gritty because my stories deal with a messy, tough side of life with very broken people. Some topics include abortion, parental abandonment, teen homelessness, bullying, emotional abuse. While my stories are clean, they're also raw & real. But it's through that grittiness, it's through those messy lives, that God's light breaks through. I love seeing how He can piece messy, broken lives together!(less)
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 wh…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.

Some basic things authors recommend are first of all, write a great book and package it with quality. That means have it edited, create an eye-catching cover, and format the interior professionally. While you're doing that, You can start a blog & post regularly, utilize social media (Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, etc). The trick is in deciding which forums work best for you and not letting them monopolize your time.

I wish you the best on this journey!(less)
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“There were two classes of charitable people: one, the people who did a little and made a great deal of noise; the other, the people who did a great deal and made no noise at all.” ― Charles Dickens, Bleak House ―”
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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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