From Acting to Writing – Sheena Kamal – Joined Up#83

It’s episode 83 with Sheena Kamal, a Canadian crime writer with a tough outsider heroine in Nora Watts. Sheena has an interesting backstory from a career in TV and Film, Research, through screenwriting and then on to a successful series of crime novels.

Sheena was born in the Caribbean and moved to Canada as a child. She holds an HBA in political science, and was awarded a TD Canada Trust scholarship for community leadership and activism around the issue of homelessness. She’s had a varied career including working as a film and TV extra, actor, researcher and even as a stunt double.

THE LOST ONES/EYES LIKE MINE as it is known the UK was her debut novel. The sequel IT ALL FALLS DOWN was just released by Zaffre in the UK in June 2018.

You can find out more at

There’s another trip to Book Blogger’s Corner with Emma Rose Hollands reviewing The Hope and Anchor by Julia Kite. You can find more of Emma’s reviews and blogs at and follow her on Twitter @ERHollands.

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About Wayne

Editor and Soundman for MGL Media (@mglmedia) and currently completing debut novel 'Safe Hands'. Love Writing and hosting The Joined Up Writing Podcast. Follow @MrKelly2u or @jupodcast on Twitter and say hello.
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  1. Pingback: BONUS – Research Tips with Sheena Kamal – Epilogue#83 | The Joined Up Writing Podcast

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