Stitched Saturday! 3.25.17

By David Court They say that if you listen hard enough on a dark windless night, you can hear the screams of laughter over the distant echoes of a discordant carnival calliope. But not tonight. The only sound tonight is that of relentless rain, the occasional crack of thunder slamming through the firmament to break … Continue reading Stitched Saturday! 3.25.17

Let’s Talk: Uncensored

As the CEO of an independent publishing company, things are hard. Let's be honest, I'm not making six figures or living the life of luxury. You know what, though? That's not why I do what I do. Sometimes, people do things because the passion is there. That's why we have "starving artists". It's about the … Continue reading Let’s Talk: Uncensored

WIHM8 – Writer Vs Editor – Briana/Kate

"Katelyn Murphy is everything one could ask for in an editor; not only does she catch all of the grammatical and/or punctuation errors that inevitably accompany any first (and subsequent) draft(s), she is also an extremely insightful and in-depth reader, with the ability to offer helpful suggestions that will take any story to the next … Continue reading WIHM8 – Writer Vs Editor – Briana/Kate

WIHM8 SSP Style! Kate Murphy

Our second lady of WIHM8 is Kate Murphy. Kate came to us as an intern with SNHU and fit into our little family like a long lost little sister. Her skill as an editor is exemplary and she also does book cover work! Kate is an easy going, down to earth gal. Let's get to … Continue reading WIHM8 SSP Style! Kate Murphy

Not Like It Used To Be

Families line the streets. Kids are bundled in coats, hats, gloves and blankets. Adults stand or sit in folding chairs, hands in pockets or laps, their excitement matching the children's. A chill hugs each person tight. Teeth clatter, legs shake and dance; people trying to stay warm. Hot chocolate and coffee work for a while, … Continue reading Not Like It Used To Be

The Ghastly Glittergrieve – A Christmas Cautionary Tale

At the same precise time every year, come dark on Christmas Eve, A blighted spirit springs to life, the ghastly GLITTERGRIEVE. As children try to fall asleep, it’s scurrying 'cross your ceiling, A shadowy nook it'll find itself, (one prime for self-concealing). No bigger than a walnut yet, this nasty little shade. Observing from his … Continue reading The Ghastly Glittergrieve – A Christmas Cautionary Tale

Terrible Toys (A Christmas Poem) by Lisa Vasquez

Twas the night before Christmas when under the moon A feeling of sadness was followed by doom The children were still in their beds drenched with red While toys giggled madly and danced on their head A doll with one eye held a knife in the air The Robot ate entrails with Ole Mr. Bear … Continue reading Terrible Toys (A Christmas Poem) by Lisa Vasquez