#STITCHEDSATURDAY- James Matthew Byers, the Darque Bard

The Necromancer's Fancy Upon the edge of HalloweenWith midnight closing in,I marveled at what I had seenAs much to my chagrinAnother corpse refusing lifeIn limbo flatly lay.Incisions marked by blade of knifeConfounded disarray.A coroner, my trade by day,By night, a maddened fool,For many years, I lived this way.I steadied up each tool.Intent to be as … Continue reading #STITCHEDSATURDAY- James Matthew Byers, the Darque Bard

#StitchedSaturday – MIKE LANE

Mother Woodland by Mike L. Lane I’m pushed through the living wall of static, a pinball bounced between worlds. This can’t be real, or at least I tell myself this as the beast stirs beyond the shattered glass. High-pitched screams pierce my ears in a constant, repeated chant. Parasites underfoot of the thousand young! Blood … Continue reading #StitchedSaturday – MIKE LANE

#StitchedSaturday – JAMES CHIN

The following story is from James Chin. This is the first story he's ever written and I want to thank him for participating in our #StitchedSaturday! My eyes open suddenly to the sounds of a girl screaming. The flickering light overhead and the pounding headache disorienting me. . . As I grab my forehead it … Continue reading #StitchedSaturday – JAMES CHIN

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY HOUSE OF STITCHED!

Tomorrow is Stitched Smile Publications anniversary. As a show of support, if you’d like to join us in celebration, Tommy Clark made us a special graphic. I’m asking everyone to change their profile pic on Facebook (who want to) for the day and to share one of our books using #SSPAnniversary Being an owner of any small business … Continue reading HAPPY ANNIVERSARY HOUSE OF STITCHED!

Interview with Simon Critchell

Today we’re going to be chatting with Simon Critchell, co-author of 21:24. Hello Simon, thanks for taking time out to engage with the fans and readers. For those who have not read 21:24, you may want to catch up so you know what’s going on. We don’t want anyone upset about spoilers! Q1: First, for … Continue reading Interview with Simon Critchell

A Conversation With Pete Molnar

Writing horror is not easy. Sure, it sounds like it should be, but good horror is difficult. It’s not about shock and gore and gimmicks. It’s not about grossing people out with a million different ways to kill someone. True horror, at its core, is not even about monsters that go bump in the night. … Continue reading A Conversation With Pete Molnar

#StitchedSaturday 08/10/2019

Here is your prompt for #StitchedSaturday Write a story in less than 750 words using the image above in the COMMENTS. Make sure you SHARE the link so others can read it and please make sure you LIKE this post. Artist Credit Below:

#StitchedSaturday #FREE Chapter – 21 24

http://www.books2read.com/2124 From the minds of Simon Critchell and Jason Hughes, the first chapter of 21 24. Available everywhere books are sold. WARNING: The Following excerpt is not for all audiences. If you are triggered or sensitive to situations of child abuse please go no further. 1:1 CHILE ABUSE The first thing Tyrone felt was pain: … Continue reading #StitchedSaturday #FREE Chapter – 21 24

#StitchedSaturday 7/13/19

This Saturday's Theme is DUNGEON. Write a piece with a minimum of 500 words and a maximum of 1500. Check BACK for a #FREEREAD. We'll give you the first chapter of 21 24 by Simon Critchell and Jason Hughes! Anyone who has known me for longer than 5 years knows this is my ultimate, favorite … Continue reading #StitchedSaturday 7/13/19