Maggie Brendan is a member of the American Christian Writers (ACW) and the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW). She was a recipient of the 2004 ACW Persistence Award. An active student of
Maggie has experience in media and print production and has a particular interest and affinity with radio. She also writes reviews for some of her favorite authors, which can be found on her blog, http://southernbellewriter.blogspot.com. Her first book, No Place For a Lady, the first book in the Heart of the West series, will be released in January 2009. Maggie is also quoted in, Word Weavers, The Successful Writer’s Critique Groups, released in June. She currently leads a writer’s critique group that is in fifth year. A screenplay of her first novel has been optioned to Starz Media.
Maggie is married with two grown children and four grandchildren. When she is not writing, she enjoys reading, singing, painting, scrapbooking and being with her family. She lives in