- "Finding Time to Write"
Women -- Conscious Lives: Powerful and
Transformational Stories of Healing
Body, Mind, & Soul
Knight Publishing, September 2004
Cats: Divine Messengers of Comfort
World Library, September
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Linda C. Anderson
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55426
Linda Anderson signs her books at Borders in Atlanta while
Teresa Madak's dog Brittany gives a paw of approval.
LINDA C. ANDERSON
Linda Anderson is a best-selling author, national
award-winning playwright, and inspirational speaker. She co-founded Writing on
the Run to help people find time and space for writing. The Writer’s Digest
E-Newsletter recommends her Web site (www.writingontherun.com). The 2006
Writer’s Market will publish her article on finding time and space to
write. Linda Anderson offers Writing on the Run and Inspirational Writing
presentations to anyone who wants to write for pleasure or publication. She
teaches classes and workshops at The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis and
was awarded an Anderson Center’s Residency as The Loft’s Outstanding Teacher.
Her writing has taken her around the world as a speaker and writing instructor
at seminars throughout the United States and Canada and to Mexico, England,
Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and West Africa. Her professional
accomplishments, combined with being married for over twenty years, being a
parent of two children, and operating a writing-editing business with her
husband, give her a broad and extensive background with multiple areas of
expertise and firsthand experiences.
Linda Anderson was awarded a 2004 Certificate of Commendation from
Governor Tim Pawlenty in recognition of her contribution as an author enhancing
the State of Minnesota. When she was the literary manager and Director of the
New Play Project for the Academy Theatre in Atlanta, she wrote five plays,
which were produced around the country. Three of them won national awards. She
has received state and national grants to assist her writing and theater work.
Linda Anderson has a Masters Degree in reading
education from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota where she graduated
summa cum laude. She is a member of Minnesota’s Screenwriter’s Workshop and the
National Writers Union. Linda is also a member of the American Society of Journalists
& Authors (ASJA).
In 1996, Linda Anderson co-founded the Angel Animals
Network to raise awareness of the life enrichment and health benefits people
receive from their relationships with animals (www.angelanimals.net). Since
then, she has co-authored Angel
Animals: Exploring Our Spiritual Connection with Animals, Dutton-Plume, 1999
(also published and translated into Japanese), and books published
by New World Library: Angel Cats: Divine Messengers of Comfort (2004),
and God’s Messengers: What Animals Teach Us about the Divine (2003), Angel
Dogs: Divine Messengers of Love (Fall 2005), Rainbows & Bridges: The
Animal Companion Memorial Kit (Fall 2005), Angel Horses: Divine
Messengers of Hope (Fall 2006), RESCUED:
Saving Animals from Disaster(August 2006), Angel Animals: Divine Messengers of Miracles (Fall 2007), Saying Goodbye to Your Angel Animals (August 2008), and Angel Dogs with a Mission (October 2008). Angel Horses with a Mission will be released in the Fall of 2009.
Her first book 35 Golden Keys to Who You
Are & Why You’re Here was published in 1997 and in 2002, the
Indian/Asian and German-language editions were released. Her books have been listed
in Amazon.com Hot 100 and Barnes & Noble’s Top 10, What America Is Reading.
to view details about Linda's plays.
Linda Anderson’s work has been the subject of
articles by the Associated Press, Gannett News Service, Knight-Ridder wire
service, and other newspapers around the country. Her work has twice been
featured on NBC's The Today Show and also on ABC's Nightly News with
Peter Jennings. She has been the subject of national wire service articles
and interviews in London newspapers and by BBC Radio. She co-publishes two online
newsletters, which reach over 20,000 readers in 50 states and 42 countries.
Over the years, Linda Anderson has published
numerous articles, plays, and short stories. She writes articles, essays,
screenplays, short stories, children’s books, and novels. A partial list of
magazines, journals, newspapers, and e-zines that have published Linda’s articles
are Arizona Republic, Wilmington News-Journal, Journal of Reading, Awareness
Magazine, The Edge, TC Wellness, Aquarius, Angel Animals Newsletter, Writing on
the Run Tip of the Week, 2006 Writer’s Market, Animal Press, New Frontier
Magazine, E. D. Herb, Turtle River Press, Common Ground, The Animal Times, Twin
Cities Wellness Magazine, Lajoie Journal, Amenities, Georgia Journal, Conscious
Women – Conscious Lives, Catalyst, The Unknowns, Wellspring, ECK Writer’s
Update, and The Wellington Journal.
Prior to becoming a best-selling book author, Linda
Anderson was a teacher-trainer and co-author of a textbook series endorsed by
the Georgia State Department of Education. Her company also designed training
programs and business materials for the hospitality industry. She was the
Newspaper in Education Coordinator for the Georgia Press Association.
For seven years, Linda Anderson was the publicist
and seminar manager of an international nonprofit organization. For three
years, she worked in collaboration with a nationally recognized publicist,
specializing in writing, editing, and creating inspirational, spiritual, and
self-help books and proposals that have best-selling potential. In that
capacity she did editing and ghostwriting of several published books. One of
them, The Dog Tags of Courage, was optioned for a feature film.