Class tomorrow! Independent and Dependent Clauses

One thing that I love about Stitched Smile Publications is how much we're already setting ourselves apart. We offer Stitched Smile University: writing, editing, and publishing classes provided exclusively to authors and staff. I am excited to be teaching my first grammar class on Sunday the 10th on independent and dependent clauses! Here is a … Continue reading Class tomorrow! Independent and Dependent Clauses

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Fun Editor Name Puns

In talking with Donelle this morning, I realized a small theme of punny business names among some editors. Mine, for example, is By the Shore Editing. A good friend in the business is Monique Happy, who has her Happy Editorial Services. And my personal favorite from SSP's Assistant Editor: Donelle Pardee Whiting's Pardee Time Editing. … Continue reading Fun Editor Name Puns

Romance in Horror

As someone who works mostly in horror, I often scoff at least a little when someone mentions romance since it usually brings to mind dusty volumes that use too many words to describe just about every body part, yet there are several love stories I would be delighted to spend a night with. In the cute, … Continue reading Romance in Horror

The Brown Bag Stories: A Different Kind of Mailing List

I received my first brown bag in the mail a week ago from one of Stitched Smile Publication's authors, A.J. Brown. The Brown Bag Stories are delightful in their own horror-y ways. You get a mysterious package in your mailbox once a month with a new short story from A.J. Brown, a talented writer whom … Continue reading The Brown Bag Stories: A Different Kind of Mailing List

By the Shore Editing joins Stitched Smile Publications!

I am excited to have joined Stitched Smile Publications as one of their editors. I look forward to helping the authors unleash their voices! A couple of my stories are in anthologies as well. There's "Blue" in Happy Little Horrors: Alienated and "City of Ashes" in Tales of Magic and Misery by Tim Marquitz. And … Continue reading By the Shore Editing joins Stitched Smile Publications!