Blog hopping

My friend Yvonne Anderson writes fascinating sci-fi, and her blog is one of the stops on the Christian Book Lovers Hop, going on now: June 25-30. What is a blog hop? It's a creative way to link blogs and give readers a chance to win free stuff. It looks like most of the blogs on … Continue reading Blog hopping

I get by with a little help from my friends

Although the lyrics of that old Beatles song fail to reflect the comprehensive character of my personal worldview, there's definitely a sense in which I get by with a little help from my friends. Every writer knows the importance of networking. A writer can't construct a platform without building name recognition, which requires networking through … Continue reading I get by with a little help from my friends

Whose Words whisper in the Wind?

Book review: Words in the Wind by Yvonne Anderson, Gateway to Gannah #2 Risen Books, paperback; 296 pages; © 2012 Reviewed by Glenda Mathes Most people who've read Christian speculative fiction view it as poorly written, often romance masquerading as sci-fi with an awkward conversion scene thrown in. Obviously, they haven't read Yvonne Anderson's "Gateway to … Continue reading Whose Words whisper in the Wind?

Words in the Wind

This week my friend, Yvonne Anderson,  launched the second in her "Gateway to Gannah" series, Words in the Wind. Readers of the first book, Story in the Stars, will be happy to know that Dassa and Pik are back, but won't be surprised to hear that both are faced with the biggest challenges of their lives. Marooned … Continue reading Words in the Wind

Written in the Stars, Book review

Book Review: The Story in the Stars by Yvonne Anderson Risen Books, paperback; 281 pages; © 2011 Reviewed by Glenda Mathes   Yvonne Anderson treads new ground, or better, flies through uncharted space in The Story in the Stars, the first novel of her “Gateway to Gannah” series. Labeled speculative fiction for its fantasy elements … Continue reading Written in the Stars, Book review

Space explorer to visit Branches Bookstore May 3

PRESS RELEASE -Yvonne Anderson works part time as a virtual assistant, but spends most of her time on the planet Gannah, researching her books. Her debut novel, The Story in the Stars (first in the space fantasy series “Gateway to Gannah”) was released last June, and the second is expected to land this summer. Timing … Continue reading Space explorer to visit Branches Bookstore May 3