Briana Robertson excels at taking the natural darkness of reality and bringing it to life on the page. Heavily influenced by her personal experience with depression, anxiety, and the chronic pain of fibromyalgia, Robertson’s dark fiction delves into the emotional and psychological experiences of characters in whom readers will recognize themselves. Her stories horrify while … Continue reading NEW RELEASE for December 15th!
CHAPTER 3 -- THE YARD In the yard, from my vantage point on the deck, I watch an undead zombie-chick stumble. Kind of a stupid thing for her to do, really. She hadn't even been walking, per se. Just shuffling her feet and distantly gnawing on something that looked vaguely like one of Stine's fingers. … Continue reading Friday the 13th -“Parting Shot” teaser by Daniel L. Naden
One Nation Under Zombies Caleb sprinted across the dirt road. His leg muscles burned. He was barely able to get his feet off the ground. The backpack slammed into his lower back with every step—the straps dug into his shoulders. As he approached the low wall, he slid into a crouch, turning so his back … Continue reading An Excerpt from Humanity’s Hope by Pembroke Sinclair
1. SHOW US WHAT YOU’VE GOT Anyone who did not want to see Father Bingham suffer greatly was discouraged from coming. They would only get in the way, as one of the fathers said during their meeting at the Comstock Firehall, Home of Ladder 9. “It would be better if you stayed behind and watched … Continue reading Friday the 13th – “Broken Birds” teaser by Peter Molnar
The last day of February, I'd like to bring the spotlight to a friend and fellow author, Veronica Smith. I met Veronica as a reader. I found out that she lived close to me, so we decided to meet at the local Starbucks to exchange the copy of The Unsaintly she won in a contest. Since … Continue reading SSP’s WIHM8 – Veronica Smith
Congrats to all the authors of Unleashing The Voices Within Anthology!
Hello everyone! It's been awhile since I've posted and I apologize, there is so much going on and I'm here to tell you about it. First, I'd like to welcome some new staff members: Brandy Yassa -- Editor Deanna Cooley -- Editor Sylvia Stein -- Editor Mark Deloy --Aquisitions Jeff Brown -- Jack of all Trades … Continue reading We’re Expanding!
Stitched Smile Publications is looking for a reliable team of reviewers who will get early access to new releases. Qualifications: 1. must have an established resume of reviews. If you can show that you have a proven record for reviews we want to talk to you! 2. You must love horror, sci-fi, and darker stories. … Continue reading Looking for Reviewers!