Ready for a new read?

I'm so excited to share with you a new story I'm working on. If you are in my Facebook reader book then you've heard me talk about this story - Whispered Secrets! It's now available for preorder! Interested in finding out more? Here's what Whispered Secrets is about!...

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Steena Reads: Elisa Lorello

Elisa Lorello wasn’t always a novelist, but she’s been a writer and teacher all her life. A self-proclaimed “manifester of ideas,” she writes novels about relationships a la Nora Ephron, but with Aaron Sorkin-like dialogue. She also teaches the craft of storytelling,...

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Writing Real Emotional Stories

As a writer, one of my goals is to write with real emotion. It's not always easy. It is always scary. I can guarantee it's going to hurt. But it will always be worth it. Last night I submitted a revised copy of The Forgotten Ones to my editor. This isn't a story meant...

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The Memory Child is on Sale!

I love discovering when one of my books is on sale! I was doing a casual search on Amazon today and saw that The Memory Child is only $1.99 on (not sure the price for the other countries). When readers ask me what my favorite book to write was/is...I...

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Steena Reads: Kerry Lonsdale

I'm very excited to introduce you to an author that is one of my favorites. I'm sure you've read one of her books but if you haven't, Kerry lights up the charts when she has a new release. I met her last year in Chicago and she's amazing. I can't wait to dip into this...

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New look – what do you think?

For the past few months I've been working on a new look for my website - I wanted something simpler, clean, crisp and that symbolized both myself and the direction I am going with my writing. What do you think? If there's some bugs - oops! Let me know in the comments...

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Steena Reads: Christine Nolfi

Considering we are all #bookaholics - I thought it might be nice, not to just share what I'm reading - but give you a little intro to the authors I read and know. The first author I can't wait to introduce to you (although, I'm sure many of you are familiar with her...

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Are you an Amazon Prime Member?

Calling all Amazon Prime Members! “Saving Abby tells the story of how a community of family and friends help her come to terms with a tragic diagnosis with bravery and love.” —Toronto Star If you're part of the Amazon Prime Reading program, I'm so excited to let you...

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Change your narrative

The past year has been a very difficult one for me and my family. I wish I could say that I clung fast to my faith throughout the past twelve months. I wish I could tell you that God was my shelter and my fortress, that I remained lifted in my heart and spirit because...

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Choose Your Signed Copy!

I've teamed with my fellow #LakeUnionAuthors to celebrate our readers and I'm so excited to share the details with you! Starting at 4:30pm, we're celebrating YOU by announcing loads of giveaways, sharing interesting details bout our books and writing process and so...

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Deleted Scene from Abby’s Journey

We all love deleted scenes right? Whether it's from movies, tv shows or books. Here's a scene that didn't make Abby's Journey but one I really enjoyed writing. Please note...this has not been completed edited so if you see mistakes, that would be why. Many of you have...

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