Category Archives: Sophie Topfeather

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day from snowy Seattle! A young friend greeted me at school today with this lovely picture inspired by Sophie’s Quest (“Sophie” and “Timley” are written under the pictures). So cute! This is our one and only day in … Continue reading

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Can an Owl and Mouse Help Save a Divided Community?

Please see below for a corrected time for the NOVEMBER 21st event at White Center Library. You’re invited to a BOOK LAUNCH PARTY! Sophie Topfeather, Superstar!, the sequel to Sophie’s Quest, is nearly here, and will be available for sale … Continue reading

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99-cent Kindle Sale of Sophie’s Quest Today!

Hi Blog Friends! In anticipation of the upcoming release of Sophie Topfeather, Superstar!, the SEQUEL to Sophie’s Quest, my publisher is running a 99-cent Kindle sale of the first book! Here’s the link: https://www.amazon.com/Sophies-Quest-Sonja-Anderson/dp/1907984461/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1477934420&sr=8-1&keywords=sophie%27s+quest This is a great chance to … Continue reading

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“What Did I Ever Do to Deserve THIS?”: Life and Death of a Scapegoat

  Ten Interesting Stories of Animals in the Bible Welcome to Week Seven How it works: Listen to the story, then think about the questions. Finally, hear what Sophie and Timley have to say about it! Click on the picture … Continue reading

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Brave Raven, Pioneer Dove (Week 3)

Ten Interesting Stories of Animals in the Bible Welcome to Week Three How it works: Listen to the story, then think about the questions. Finally, hear what Sophie and Timley have to say about it! This is a reading from … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: “You, Rat!” How You Got Your Name (Week 1)

After Sophie Topfeather and a severely injured Timley Mouse return home from their quest to the Holy Land in Sophie’s Quest, a despondent Sophie picks up a Bible off her grandfather’s bookshelf and begins to read it. She’s surprised to … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Praise the LORD, Small Creatures and Flying Birds

To write or not to write, that was the question. I had an idea for a novel, but was it worth pursuing? Sophie Topfeather and Timley Mouse (in the work that has become Sophie’s Quest),  were clamoring for my attention, but it was … Continue reading

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Looking for Adventure? Try God.

The journey to publication for Sophie Topfeather has taken about fifteen years (with about three months to go).  I remember feeling bugged about the idea for the book for about a decade prior to starting it, and I prayed for the … Continue reading

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“Did Pete Cry? Goodness, No!”

I apologize in advance for the fact that you’ll be singing this song for the rest of the day, but it’s worth it, I promise! Go ahead–I really want you to hear it, and it won’t take long, so I’ll … Continue reading

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Sophie, Timley, and a Christmas Lullaby for the Road

Writers often become a little obsessive when trying to follow that dangling carrot of traditional publishing. They (and I mean me), spend every spare moment reading How To magazines and books; we spend money on writing conferences; we subscribe to … Continue reading

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