House of Stitched Magazine Update! We have exciting news! The print version of this issue of House of Stitched magazine will have bonus content: the Stitched Saturday stories! Unfortunately, the print version of the magazine, like many print versions these days, has suffered some delays, but we will be making announcements this weekend. Watch this … Continue reading Magazine Update
Happy Monday. It’s time for another Halloween Did You Know. A fun modern Halloween tradition is the carving of the pumpkin! Typically, the pumpkin is hollowed out, a face is carved into one side, and a candle or other light is placed inside, making it a lantern. These days, many different types of artistic carvings … Continue reading The Jack-O’-Lantern
Happy Monday! It’s time for Did You Know. Many of us are excited about Halloween approaching, and people enjoy the day (and night) in many different ways. But did you know the name Halloween has nothing to do with pumpkin and candy traditions? It’s true. The moniker “Halloween” is a shortening of All Hallows’ Eve; … Continue reading “Halloween”
Happy Tuesday. Today we have an Exclusive Sneak Peak at The Death House, the upcoming novel from Joshua MacMillan, including the official backcover blurb, the cover, and an excerpt! Nick and Jerry have been searching for the fabled extreme haunt: The Death House, and they may have bit off more than they can chew. After … Continue reading Exclusive Sneak Peek!
Happy Monday! It’s now October! Did you know October wasn’t always the tenth month? It’s true. The name October comes from the Latin octo, meaning eight, because it was the eighth month of the early Roman calendar, which was a lunar calendar. This lunar calendar contained 10 months: Martius, Aprilis, Maius, Iunius, Quintilis, Sextilis, September, … Continue reading It’s October
We are very excited to present the cover reveal for the House of Stitched Magazine 2022 Halloween Issue! The cover art for this issue is by the talented J. K. Pevahouse. This issue will also feature an exclusive interview with Pevahouse, conducted by Thomas R Clark, and some flash fiction stories inspired by specific pieces … Continue reading Cover Reveal!
Happy Tuesday. Today we celebrate author Arthur Herbert and his award-winning novel, published by Stitched Smile Publications in February of this year. The Bones of Amoret by Arthur Herbert has won the NYC Big Book Award for Best Overall Western Fiction Novel. Join us in congratulating Arthur and check out this fantastic novel. Amoret, Texas, … Continue reading The Bones of Amoret
Happy Monday! It’s time for Did You Know. Did you know Amazon is changing their Kindle book return policy? It’s true. The current Amazon Kindle book return policy allows someone to cancel an accidental book order within seven days. The problem is it doesn’t matter whether they have read the book or not. People have … Continue reading Amazon Policy
Happy Monday! It’s time for Did You Know. Did you know getting published by one of the major publishing houses does not guarantee advertisement and big sales? With the recent controversy over the sale of Simon & Schuster (one of the big 5) all over the news, a lot of truths about the publishing world … Continue reading Publishing … DYK
Happy Monday! It’s Labor Day here in the States. Did you know the first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union? Labor Day is an annual celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers. The holiday … Continue reading Labor Day