Maren Bradley Anderson

Biography

Maren Bradley Anderson is a writer, teacher, podcaster, blogger, and alpaca rancher who lives in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. She has written short stories and plays for years, and has recently taken to writing screenplays and novels. She teaches live and online classes on literature and writing at Western Oregon University. She has Master’s Degrees in both Literature and Teaching Writing from Humboldt State University and a B.A. in English and Studio Art from Mount Holyoke College. Maren hosts a podcast about alpacas (Paca Talk) with her husband, and blogs about alpacas and writing. Her alpacas win ribbons for conformation and fleece, plus she thinks they are darned cute.

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Books

Coarse Grounds: A Coffee Anthology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Coffee. We brew it. We pour it. We drink it. Some view it as art, some view it as necessity, some view it as an addiction. But even as we lament the 5-dollar cost of a Frappuccino or the cultural cost of processed coffee beans, we still keep filling our mugs. We long to drown ourselves in the perfect cup of bit¬tersweet perfection. It brings us together.
Commas: An Irreverent Primer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
What is a grammar dragon? What happens to unicorns when you misuse FANBOYS? This irreverent guide for using our most common punctuation mark will explain.
Liz A. Stratton Closes the Store
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,330. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The question of which sex would run the world better is an ancient one. But what if a woman ran for President to end an unpopular war? And accidentally called a sex-strike in the process?
Second-Best Rod and Reel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What is the best thing about catching a fat rainbow trout on a silvery fly? Is it the joy of catching a fish? Or is it a small slice of revenge? A very short story.
Peacocks: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In this short story, Sherri wants a new start, so moves from California to rural Oregon where she takes a new job as a bartender and befriends a wild female peacock. Unfortunately, her former husband manages to track her down just as she is beginning to feel at home. Is she strong enough to send him away and face the loneliness of starting over in a new place?

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