Happy Halloween! Happy All Hallows’ Eve! Happy Samhain! Happy Harvest Festival! However you celebrate the day and evening, we wish you all the fun and blessings of the season and hope you have a safe one.
Welcome back to True Crime Sunday! This week we’re looking at a woman known for murdering her husbands, a woman who earned the nickname the “Giggling Granny.” Nannie Doss’s first marriage happened in 1921 when she was just sixteen. Her father approved a marriage to Charley Braggs after a brief acquaintance. Doss and Braggs moved … Continue reading True Crime Sunday: Nannie Doss
Happy Friday! We have a sneak peek for the upcoming novella by A.J. Brown. Susie Bantum's Death. On a wet day in early October, Susie Bantum jumps into a raging river. Her body is found four days later. Police and witnesses called it a suicide. Harry Killmander isn't so sure. Armed with a hunch and … Continue reading Sneak Peek
Happy Throwback Thursday! In 2020, Stitched Smile Publications released the novella Bella's Boys: A Tale of Cosmic Horror by Thomas R Clark. It’s March 1993, and a storm is coming … On the eve of a massive Nor’easter menacing the Eastern Seaboard, Singer Corey Collins meets Sandy Bellavia at a karaoke bar in upstate New … Continue reading TBT Bella’s Boys
Welcome to weird Wednesday where we explore the darkest corners of the globe, searching for the mysterious and unknown. Today’s haunted objects are the “Terracotta Army” located in the Xi’an Shaanxi province of China. Discovered in 1974, this staggering array of funeral art/afterlife army contains a collection of life-sized clay figures, a mausoleum, tombs, weaponry, … Continue reading Haunted Object: The Terracotta Army
Happy Tuesday! What’s everyone reading? Our minds turn to scary reads this time of year, and there are many subgenres to choose from. If you are looking for creepy gothic horror without the explicitness of extreme horror, consider Knock Knock by Heather Miller. “On a dark night, in an old house, at the top of … Continue reading Knock Knock
Happy Monday. It’s time for Did You Know. Halloween is almost upon us, and many of us are decorating and preparing to celebrate. But did you know many modern Halloween traditions are based on the festival of Samhain? Samhain is pronounced “SOW-in” or “SAH-win,” and though that looks strange, remember it is a modern English … Continue reading Samhain
Welcome back to True Crime Sunday! This week we’re taking a look at a case that may or may not be as straightforward as it seems. Edwin Bartlett lived in London with his wife Adelaide. He was in poor health and suffering from a number of conditions, including painful and rotting teeth from a botched … Continue reading True Crime Sunday: The Mysterious Death of Edwin Bartlett
Happy Friday! Magazine Update! The Unsaintly Queen has slain the demons preventing the release of the House of Stitched Magazine, Halloween Issue on Amazon! Hoping to see the release in the next couple of days. Watch this space. Thank you for your patience.
Happy Throwback Thursday! In 2016, Stitched Smile Publications released Raising Hell by Aurelio Rico Lopez III. When Dusty wakes up on a rickety boat captained by a monster from Hell, he decides he does not want to find out what awaits him at the end of the river journey. After his escape, he befriends a … Continue reading Raising Hell