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Steena Reads: Barbara Claypole White

A little background on Barbara... Barbara Claypole White grew up in the English village of Turvey with big dreams of becoming a novelist. So, armed with a history degree from York University, she went to work in the London fashion industry. After she failed to snag...

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The Word Game is FREE for Prime Members!

Are you an Amazon Prime member? I am! Not only for the free shipping, but for the music, the videos AND the free books! I'm excited to share that The Word Game - my novel that won an award - is now available for all Prime members! So if you're looking for a book to...

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Steena Reads: Megan Chance

How is your TBR pile looking? If you haven't heard of Megan Chance, I can guarantee you'll be adding her to your list and wanting to dive into her books - especially Bone River!  A little background on Megan... Megan Chance is the critically acclaimed, award-winning...

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Steena Reads: Emily Cavanagh

I'm a little late with my #fridayreads recommendation but if you are looking for a book to get lost in, how about Emily Cavanagh's latest - THE BLOOM GIRLS? A little background on Emily... Emily Cavanagh is a writer, teacher, and mother. Her work has been published...

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I’m Sorry

Have you ever thought about how often you say these two words in a single day? If you're Canadian, like me, you probably don't realize just how often you end up apologizing - for the littlest of things. This morning, my daughter needed some extra supplies for a cake...

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Massive Book Sale – are you ready?

I've been so excited for September - not just for the pumpkin spice latte's at Starbucks (anyone else as excited as me?) but also because I recently found out about a massive book sale! If you're missing any of these books, now is the time to fill up your kindle and...

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Steena Reads: Joanne Furniss

What better way to celebrate September 1st than with Jo Furniss - who is also celebrating her amazing debut book release today! I'm extra excited to share this book with you and I can't wait to read it! I've only heard amazing things about this book and she's also hit...

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Can A Writer Take A Vacation?

I did something I haven't done since I started writing. I went on a week vacation without my laptop. (insert gasp) My husband and I took a week along the California coast to celebrate our 20th anniversary, starting in San Francisco and ending for some fun time in...

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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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