#StitchedSaturday – June 22, 2019

#writingprompt #WritingCommunity #FlashFiction #StitchedSaturday #HouseofStitched This Saturday's writing prompt: Max Word Count: 500 Min Word Count: 300 Using the image below, tell us a story. Then share the post and get others to choose their faves or participate with their own contribution! (Picture credit: https://picsart.com/i/image-darkart-depressed-freetoedit-227153035028202)

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Stitched Saturday 1/26/19

As you may notice, this is #StitchedSaturday ... on a Sunday!  Why? Well, I'm glad you asked. For this week we did a surprise prompt and gave the writers who dared, only a few hours to come up with a story. This exercise helps us think on our feet and challenge creativity. Without further ado, … Continue reading Stitched Saturday 1/26/19

#StitchedSaturday is BACK!

Attention all readers and authors. #StitchedSaturday is back and we invite you all to participate! Whether you're an author, inspiring author, or fan of horror, this is open to everyone. Each week there will be a new photo prompt. Sometimes there will be challenges added to it to keep it interesting. Every month, the winner … Continue reading #StitchedSaturday is BACK!

Did someone say party?

We are in the midst of our week-long release party for all 13 new books in the Stitched Smile Publications catalog! We'd love for you to join us. We have prizes and giveaways, including a KINDLE FIRE loaded with every title from our catalog-even some not yet released! (US Citizens only, outside of the United … Continue reading Did someone say party?

Friday the 13th -“Parting Shot” teaser by Daniel L. Naden

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

An Excerpt from Humanity’s Hope by Pembroke Sinclair

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

Happy Friday the 13th – October 2017

​Hello everyone! We are so excited! This year, Friday the 13th falls in our favorite month: October. Can it get any better for those of us who love the Spooky?  Today, you can help us celebrate. The Stitched Smile Authors are coming together to give you free samples of their written word. If you like … Continue reading Happy Friday the 13th – October 2017

Interview with Lisa Vasquez and MF Wahl for Dread Central

Sometimes I come out of the basement... http://www.dreadcentral.com/news/214013/exclusive-qa-with-stitched-smile-publications-ceo-lisa-vasquez/

WIHM8: Author Vs Editor – Loretta/MF Wahl

"I enjoyed working with Loretta on my novel "Disease". She's respectful of the author's vision for their work while at the same time being a stickler for the rules of writing. What was really fantastic about the way she works is that she would explain the thought process behind many of her edits, as well as educate … Continue reading WIHM8: Author Vs Editor – Loretta/MF Wahl

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