We had two awesome tales for March - check them out - but, as it is prone to do, March rolls into April, which means a whole new inspirational picture. If you’re not familiar with Stitched Saturday, all your submissions will be collected together and posted up for the Stitched Smile blog post on the … Continue reading Stitched Saturday – April
Unedited, uncensored, unsettling… Before we get started on this months story selection, a personal note. This week the horror world lost not only a shining and unique voice, but one of the most genuinely nice people you could know. One of my fellow Stitched Smile authors Draven Ames passed a few days back, and it's … Continue reading Stitched Saturday – March
So, after the huge success of February's Stitched Saturday - seriously, if you haven't had a look yet, go take a peek - here we are with a new month, and a new picture. Hospital wards; disease and infection, mental institutions - I'd love to see what stories can be conjured from the picture below. … Continue reading Stitched Saturday – March
Unedited, uncensored, unsettling... Now this is a story, all about how, my life got flipped turned upside down, and I'd like to take a minute - just sit right there - I'll tell you how I became the curator of Stitched Saturday. But I digress... Weeks ago, back on the 28th of January, I posted … Continue reading Stitched Saturday
The Stitched Saturday picture for February is of a fantasy horror bent, something which may/may not* have been heavily influenced by me revisiting the excellent Lovecraftian PS4 video game Bloodborne. I'd love to see what stories and poems the picture below inspires, and all your submissions will be collected together and posted up for the … Continue reading Stitched Saturday – February
Unedited, Uncensored, Unsettling… Welcome to Stitched Saturday, the monthly blog post where writers, armed with little more than inspiration from a simple picture, conjure up some chilling prose for the cold dark evenings. This months picture was from Stitched Smile's own Briana Robertson, who has just released "Reaper", a collection of short stories all told … Continue reading Stitched Saturday
After a bit of a well-needed break, Stitched Saturday is back - and this time, better than ever. We're not only giving you more time to craft your macabre musings, but there's a chance that they'll be published too. This October, Stitched Smile will be releasing a collection of the very best stories submitted to … Continue reading Stitched Saturday… The Return!
I take great pleasure in announcing the start of presales for Stitched Smile Publications Magazine! We are here for the horror connoisseur, serving up the very best dishes of the strange, the frightening, and the horrifically beautiful. It's sixty-four full color pages crammed to busting with work by supremely talented authors, poets, and artists! … Continue reading EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! STITCHED SMILE MAGAZINE LAUNCHES PRESALES!
(adopts best John Kassir Crypt Keeper Voice) Happy Halloween, Stitchers! Here's hoping you're having an excellent one so far. To assist with the spookiness of this hallowed evening, we've got a pumpkin-full of treats for you. We begin the festivities with Halloween on Charleston Street by Nick Paschall, followed by He Came Home by Briana Robertson. … Continue reading Stitched Halloween
Welcome, Horror fans, to another Stitched Saturday. Hope your Friday the 13th was luckier than usual, and that you managed to take part in some of the Stitched Smile fun from yesterday - if you missed it, worry not - you can recap from this blog. There are all manner of free bits of fiction … Continue reading Stitched Saturday