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- "Finding Time to Write"
Cats: Divine Messengers of Comfort
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ALLEN AND LINDA ANDERSON
Allen and Linda Anderson are best-selling authors,
writing instructors, and inspirational speakers. They established Writing on
the Run to help people find time and space for writing. The Writer’s Digest
E-Newsletter recommends the Andersons’ Web site (www.writingontherun.com). In
1996, the Andersons founded the Angel Animals Network to raise awareness of the
life enrichment and health benefits people receive from their relationships
The 2006 Writer’s Market will publish the
Andersons’ article on finding time and space to write. The Andersons offer
Writing on the Run presentations for organizations, events, and meetings for
people from all walks of life who write for pleasure or publication. They were
each awarded a 2004 Certificate of Commendation from Governor Tim Pawlenty in
recognition of their contributions as authors enhancing the State of Minnesota.
Allen and Linda Anderson publish two online
newsletters, which reach over 20,000 readers in 50 states and 42 countries.
They write newspaper and magazine columns and articles and sponsor writing
contests at their Web sites.
With positive reviews from Publisher’s Weekly,
Library Journal, Country Living, Cat Fancy, Best Friends, plus dozens of other
national publications, the Andersons’ books have been listed in Amazon.com Hot
100 and Barnes & Noble’s Top 10, What America Is Reading.. Celebrities
Tippi Hedren, Valerie Harper, Brian McRay, Dr. Bernie Siegel, Betty White, Dr.
Larry Dossey, Penelope Smith, and Richard Simmons are a few who have endorsed
or contributed stories to the books. The Andersons’ work has been featured
twice on NBC’s The Today Show and on ABC’s Peter Jennings Nightly
News. The Andersons have been the subject of numerous national magazine and
wire service articles and were interviewed for London newspapers and the BBC.
The Andersons’ 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. Linda Anderson is the author of 35
Golden Keys to Who You Are & Why You’re Here, also published in German.
The partial list of magazines, journals, newspapers,
and e-zines that have published the Anderson’s articles are Arizona
Republic, Wilmington News-Journal, Journal of Reading, Awareness Magazine, The
Edge, 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, Courage to Give, Catalyst, The Unknowns, Wellspring, Eck
Writer’s Update, and The Wellington Journal.
Allen Anderson earned a B.S. degree in Broadcast
Journalism from the University of Georgia and has years of experience in print
and broadcast journalism, writing, and photography. For five years, he worked
as a public relations and training specialist for a computer public safety
software company. Allen Anderson is profiled in Jackie Waldman’s, The
Courage to Give, a book that was featured on a 1999 Oprah show.
Linda Anderson has B.S. and M.S. degrees in education from St. Cloud
State University in Minnesota where she graduated summa cum laude. She received
national awards for her plays and was the recipient of an Artist’s Grant from
the Georgia Council for the Arts. In 2002, the Loft Literary Center awarded her
with its Anderson Residency for Outstanding Teachers. She was the Newspaper in
Education Coordinator for the Georgia Press Association and the publicist and
seminar manager for an international nonprofit organization. She worked in
collaboration with a nationally recognized publicist, specializing in writing
books and proposals that have best-selling potential. Click
to view details about Linda's plays.
The Andersons are writing instructors at The Loft Literary Center in
Minneapolis. They have facilitated writing workshops across the United States
and Canada as well as in Great Britain, Ireland, Mexico, The Netherlands,
Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and West Africa.
Linda are members of the American
Society of Journalists & Authors (ASJA).
They are also members of the Minnesota Screenwriters’
Workshop and the National Writers’ Union. They offer book-coaching services to
people who want help in accomplishing writing goals.