A year in review (2016) – by Lisa Vasquez

This year has been amazing. Stitched Smile Publications has accomplished so many things and the best part about it is it was all accomplished together. We're a small, independent house. We knew going in we weren't going to be rich and that's a good thing because being rich wasn't the goal of Stitched Smile Publications. … Continue reading A year in review (2016) – by Lisa Vasquez

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The Voices Within — FREE today only and hit NUMBER ONE

OPEN CALL / CONTEST

OPEN CALL CONTEST: Stitched Smile Publications is issuing an open call in the form of a contest. In preparation for the NanoWriMo, we're doing our own version! Starting October 1st we will take all submissions of the dark persuasion. Word Count: NOVELLA length (17,500 to 40,000 words) Deadline: October 31st Prize: Publication! (PM us for … Continue reading OPEN CALL / CONTEST

Word Association..

From the Desk of the CEO... Everyone talks about how "nice" people are. In business, there's a stigma attached to this label. "Oh, their staff is so nice there!" And then all your friends shuffle in and blindly follow the "nice" signs to the "nice" building. The problem is nice doesn't always mean that you're … Continue reading Word Association..

How To Be a Great Radio Guest

Being invited as a guest to speak at a live public event for your creative works is a great way to introduce a new fan base to your expertise. Having the event on video will create a broader access to those who are interested in what you have to sell. These spots can go anywhere from 5 - 15 … Continue reading How To Be a Great Radio Guest

Invest In Your Audience

If you want to create a book and market it in 2016, then you need to educate yourself about marketing methods. These ideas need to be at the forefront of your project before you begin to pen it. Networking your contacts in the area of your expertise, your baseline of friends and family and your … Continue reading Invest In Your Audience

Here’s Donelle

Good morning Stitched Smile Nation! We’re going to do something fun today. We are going to talk about Donelle Pardee Whiting, a.k.a Cookie, a.k.a. other names that shall not be mentioned. Starting today, we here at SSP are going to share Donelle with the world. No, no, no. That’s not like sharing candy or clothing, … Continue reading Here’s Donelle

Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents: Creatives World Tour

Date: 5-27-16 Time: 8:00 pm till 1am EST Place: YouTube- https://goo.gl/lQPXI2 1. 8:10-9pm EST: Author Trevor Kennedy Author Country on the Planet: Belfast, Northern Ireland Author Title: Phantasmagoria: Fantasias of Possibility Author book link: https://goo.gl/PH7fKB 2. 9:10-10pm EST: Author Veronica Smith Author Country on the Planet: U.S.A. Author Title: Chalk Outline Author book link: Coming … Continue reading Zombiepalooza Radio Live Presents: Creatives World Tour

5 steps for writing preparation Mark Deloy #2 Perseverance

Welcome to the second installment of 5 steps for writing preparation.  Step one was desire, where I laid out my thoughts on having the desire to write, write often, and hopefully, write well.  The second part in our journey has to do with sticking to it: perseverance.  Let’s face facts.  If you are anything like … Continue reading 5 steps for writing preparation Mark Deloy #2 Perseverance

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