Category Archives: Sophie Topfeather

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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“Fred, Fred, Use Your Head!” (A Plea for Common Sense)

Conviction: To believe in something enough to fight for it, to suffer as a consequence of it, to risk everything for it. Pilgrims brought their families to a stretch of wilderness out of religious convictions; abolitionists and civil rights leaders, both … Continue reading

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