Patreon Update

House of Stitched is running a Patreon special! Readers who join any level of our Patreon between now and the end of the month will receive 3 free ebooks—one per month, consecutively. Plus, you will get exclusive content and an early digital copy of House of Stitched Magazine. Click on the link to check out … Continue reading Patreon Update

Haunted Locations: Hoia Baciu forest, Romania

Welcome back to weird Wednesday, where we like to roam far and near, looking for excitement and fear. Today’s search brings us to Romania, the land of wine, salt mines, and more haunted castles than should be allowed in a single country. There are many reasons to tour this country from haunted fortresses to ancient … Continue reading Haunted Locations: Hoia Baciu forest, Romania

Did You Know …?

Happy Monday! It’s time for Did you know. Did you know there’s a StokerVerse? Writers Chris McAuley and Dacre Stoker, the great-grand-nephew of Dracula author Bram Stoker, have teamed up with select artists to create the StokerVerse series of short graphic novels. “Set in the universe of Dracula and other terrors synonymous with the famous … Continue reading Did You Know …?

True Crime Sunday: Tony Marino and the Murder of the Unkillable Man

Welcome back to another True Crime Sunday! Today we’re going to look at the case of someone who had a simple scheme planned in order to collect on life insurance money. The only problem was that an intended victim just wouldn’t die. In 1932, speakeasy owner Tony Marino and some buddies came up with the … Continue reading True Crime Sunday: Tony Marino and the Murder of the Unkillable Man

Conversations with Dead Serial Killers

Happy Saturday. Are you into the serial killer subgenre of horror? Ashley Lister has an interesting take on that in his book Conversations with Dead Serial Killers. “A clown can get away with murder.” -John Wayne Gacy, the killer clown. Derek Turner makes his living as a psychic. But, when he makes his first genuine … Continue reading Conversations with Dead Serial Killers

Thirsty Thursday

Thirsty Thursday - Hydration Happy Thirsty Thursday. Summer is upon us (those of us in the Northern Hemisphere), and many places are experiencing record highs this year. It’s hot out there, so remember to hydrate. Also remember alcoholic beverages are not considered hydrating because the alcohol removes hydration from the body, causing dehydration (one of … Continue reading Thirsty Thursday

Haunted Locations: Aradale Asylum, Victoria, Australia

Welcome back to weird Wednesday, where we like to roam far and near, looking for excitement and fear. Today’s search brings us to a land down under, Australia’s Aradale Asylum. The Aradale Asylum was once known as the Ararat Lunatic Asylum and is in Ararat, Victoria, Australia. For me, anything that had once been called … Continue reading Haunted Locations: Aradale Asylum, Victoria, Australia