Book Signing/Appearance


My creepy short Abandoned has jumped from the pages of Suspense Magazine to the Simply Scary Podcast, created by Chilling Entertainment. 

Check it out!

Kickstarter Campaign for Smart Rhino’s Zippered Flesh 3. My horror short Gehenna Division: Case #609 will be one of the featured stories.

Kickstarter for Zippered Flesh 3


Creatures, Crime and Creativity Conference – Sept. 30, 2016 – Oct. 2, 2016

Speaking on the following author panels:

Friday, September 30th @ 1:00 pm 

Writing Outside the Box: Crossing Genre Lines to Tell Your Story.

Saturday, October 1st @ 4:15 pm

Critique Groups: How To, What To, Who To!

Friday and Saturday @ 5:00 pm

Book Signing Happy Hour – Open to the general public

Short Story in 69th edition of

Suspense Magazine

February 2016

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Hallowread – October 23 – 24, 2015


Speaking on the following author panels:

Saturday, October 24, 2015

2:00-2:45 Wham Bam, Fang You Ma’am

3:00-3:45 Name That Vampire

Staying for the book signing and other great events!

Hallowread Website


Creatures, Crime and Creativity Conference – Sept. 25-27, 2015

Speaking on the following author panels:

Friday, September 25, 2015

2:00 pm – Is fantasy and dystopia only for teenagers?

Find out why more and more adults are living in magical worlds.

3:00 pm – World building

It’s not just about flying saucers and aliens…

Saturday, September 26, 2015

11:00 am – Diversity in Characters

Authors discuss with readers how they feel about characters who are different.

3:00 pm – Outline or Pantser: What are you and why?

Which one are you? Is there a right or wrong way to write?


Joined HWA


Exclusive author interview and short story in August 2015 edition of Suspense Magazine



MAFWI 2015 Conference

Sat. 8/8 @ 10:15 – 12:00

Why Every Writer Should Collaborate

Sandra R Campbell & Desiree Smith-Daughety

Many writers experience writer’s block at some point during their writing careers. The use of collaborative writing tools can provide substantial advantages to projects ranging from increased writers commitment to easier, more effective and efficient work processes. Learn the advantages of boosted accountability and expanded creativity and how to find a partner to create a successful collaboration.

Sign up here: Mid-Atlantic Fiction Writers Institute – 2015 Conference

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Author Interview on

Hanging with Higgins – Internet Radio Show

Tuesday 4/21/15 10 – 11 p.m Eastern Time

The Dead Days Journal Book Blitz 2015




Creatures Crime and Creativity Conference 2014

Oct. 12th –

Author panelist – 2:00pm – 2:45pm – Writing romantic-suspense novels: Should love conquer all?

Author panelist – 3:00pm – 3:45pm – Using the 5 senses to engage your reader. 




Dark Migration Book Tour – 2013





Annapolis Book Signing  – 2012

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