Samie Sands

Biography

Samie Sands is a 28 year old freelance graphic designer who has recently decided to follow her lifelong dream and use her creativity in a new way by writing. Lockdown is her debut published novel. She has had a number of short stories included in successful anthologies.

She has a degree in Media Studies and PR and has already had articles published in a number of e-zines, including one of the most popular pieces at Zombie Guide Magazine.

She lives in a small seaside town in the UK, but loves to travel to gain inspiration from new places and different cultures. To follow Samie's work, please check out her website http://samiesands.com

Smashwords Interview

What are you working on next?
I am currently working on the follow up to Lockdown!
Who are your favorite authors?
I love Lindsey Kelk, Malorie Blackman, Sophie Kinsella and J. Cornell Michel.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Samie Sands online


Where to buy in print


Videos

Lockdown Promo
A little teaser trailer linked to the Lockdown trilogy, which will be released soon!

Books

Wordplay: A Collection of Diverse Poems From Around the World
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Read some of the most wonderfully unique poetry by some fantastic up-and-coming wordsmiths. A diverse, exciting collection of works by Akash Sagar, Rick Eddy, Kyle Flak, Ekta Rawat, Amy S Pacini, Andrew Darlington, Debbie Johnson, Kamalendu Nath, Stephen Downes, Linda Jenkinson, Cecilia Hernando Doldan, Ilsa E. Garcia Gonzalez, Celine Leduc, and Kally Surbeck.
A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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It started with a writing challenge - 1,000 words based on a random image. 18 authors took on the task all in aid of PKDcharity.org.uk and here are the results! From demons to lost loves, from unsolved mysteries to spooky supernatural happenings, buying this book will not only entertain you, it will support a hard working charity and might even lead you to discover your new favourite author...
Haunted Tales: stories from beyond the grave
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Find out what’s going bump in the night with stories and poetry from the most terrifying horror writers; Kevin S. Hall, Cecilia H. Doldan, Nicholas Boving, Stephen Downes, Kody Dibble, June Lundgren, Amy S. Pacini, June Rachelson-Ospa, Justin R. Beeman, Martha Jette, Debbie Johnson, Giselda Woldenga, Anthony V. Pugliese, Matt Mesnard, Rick Eddy, Michele Jones, Linda H. Gerald, Linda Jenkinson...
Swallowed by the Beast
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,740. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Delve into the belly of the beast with some of the most talented horror authors around! Robert Tozer, Arnaldo Lopez Jr., Carey Azzara, June Lundgren, Anthony V. Pugliese, Amy S. Pacini, Danny Campbell, Lila Pinord, Dave Suscheck Jr., Linda Jenkinson, L.H. Davis, Alex Winck, Joanne Magnus, James Harper, Kamalendu Nath, Debbie Johnson, Kevin S. Hall, Stefan Vucak and June Rachelson-Ospa.
Monster Attack
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,530. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Discover the most gruesome beasts from Werewolves to Mermaids, and the stories behind them, written by the most talented horror authors. Arnaldo Lopez Jr, Dana Wright, Andy Lockwood, Sharon L. Higa, Kyle Flak, Kevin S. Hall, Josh Walker, Kody Dibble, Matt Mesnard, Mathias Jansson, Lila L. Pinord, John M. Wills, Michael Shaw, Debbie Johnson, Victoria Pagac, Alex Winck, Anthony V. Pugliese, Shakee
Unleash the Undead
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Delve into the horrifying world of the zombie apocalypse, as bought to you by the following authors and artists: J.L.Drake, Marina Hume, Matías Andrés Bravo Jara, Ana Prundaru, J.H., Dale Herring, Jonny Graham, Klarissa Del Rossario, Saadia Ammad, Akash Sagar, Rob Shepherd, Rhys Curtis-Thompson, Kayleigh Edwards, Diego Tonini, Lachelle Redd, Victoria Pagac, Noel Osualdini, Glen Holman, Mathias Ja
Crackdown
Price: Free! Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Oliver might have a slightly shady past, but he joined the police force to make the world a better place, how was he supposed to know the whole world was going to go to hell?! Now, with zombies roaming the earth, he has to try and follow orders, whilst sticking to his (ok maybe newly found) morals and stop his old self from coming back.
Meltdown
Price: Free! Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Katie did not sign up for this when she went to medical school! She is now working as a nurse at one of the specialist medical facilities set up for AM13. She doesn't want the humdrum of dealing with sick, dying patients every day, she wants to be the hero who finds a cure! As the lockdown starts, and more people with the virus are bought in, can she keep control of the situation?
Standown
Price: Free! Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
The first of the Lockdown Novella series: No one has it worse than Rachael! First her parents make her move to a crappy new town, then Zac starts ignoring her, and just to top everything off...the rumors of a zombie apocalypse seem to have more truth to them than anyone could have imagined!

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