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Calgary Herald Interview

−Calgary Herald Interview

So thrilled to be featured in my home town newspaper. I thoroughly enjoyed talking with Eric Volmers from the Calgary Herald. In this article, I discuss where the ideas from my stories come from and more. I hope you enjoy! As Bruce Springsteen once sang, fear is a powerful thing. Which may be why so many writers — from literary heavyweight John Irving, to thriller writer Linwood Barclay, to Springsteen himself — …Read More

Avenue: Calgary’s Top Magazine Interview

−Avenue: Calgary’s Top Magazine Interview

I’ve been featured in Avenue – one of Calgary’s Top Magazines and it’s such a pleasure! You can read the article here  in all it’s glory but I’m also adding it below in case: PS: a HUGE thank you to Janet Gurtler for an amazing afternoon spent chatting about books and life over cheesecake! “Anyone can publish a book on Amazon, but very few people make money doing it. Calgary author Steena Holmes is …Read More

First Review for Emma’s Secret

With Emma’s Secret releasing in 11 days, I’ll admit I’ve been on pins and needles waiting to see what reviews have to say about this novel. I wrote this story for my readers, for those (for you) who fell in love with a little girl named Emma and the Papa she loves most. So many of you emailed me, posted on my website and on my facebook page letting me …Read More

Behind the Scenes of Building a New Website

An author’s website is important to their brand – something that became very clear to me as I continue in my growth as a writer. I knew that I needed a website that wasn’t just ‘about me’ but that was designed for my readers – whether they be chocoholics, book lovers, indie authors or fans. Works Progress Design was crucial in helping me to rebuild my ‘brand’. For a behind …Read More

Everybody’s Talking About Childhood Memories

*Today I’m over at WOW – Women’s on Writing talking about childhood memories!* Ahh, summer is almost here. There’s nothing quite like it and as a child, it is one of the most exciting times of the year. When you think back to your childhood and summer what’s the first thought that pops into your head? I would imagine that thought left a smile on your face, didn’t it? Did …Read More