So, after the huge success of February's Stitched Saturday - seriously, if you haven't had a look yet, go take a peek - here we are with a new month, and a new picture. Hospital wards; disease and infection, mental institutions - I'd love to see what stories can be conjured from the picture below. … Continue reading Stitched Saturday – March
Unedited, uncensored, unsettling... Now this is a story, all about how, my life got flipped turned upside down, and I'd like to take a minute - just sit right there - I'll tell you how I became the curator of Stitched Saturday. But I digress... Weeks ago, back on the 28th of January, I posted … Continue reading Stitched Saturday
The Stitched Saturday picture for February is of a fantasy horror bent, something which may/may not* have been heavily influenced by me revisiting the excellent Lovecraftian PS4 video game Bloodborne. I'd love to see what stories and poems the picture below inspires, and all your submissions will be collected together and posted up for the … Continue reading Stitched Saturday – February
Unedited, Uncensored, Unsettling… Welcome to Stitched Saturday, the monthly blog post where writers, armed with little more than inspiration from a simple picture, conjure up some chilling prose for the cold dark evenings. This months picture was from Stitched Smile's own Briana Robertson, who has just released "Reaper", a collection of short stories all told … Continue reading Stitched Saturday
Wow! We're finally here! SSP Magazine is finally available! If you're type of person that loves to crack open a cover of a new publication and breathe in the fresh scent of new ink (and enjoys nuzzling it, holding it close, stroking its beautiful pages and espousing your love...) then the print version is … Continue reading Look! It’s moving. It’s alive. It’s alive… It’s alive! Stitched Smile Publications Magazine is officially released!
After a bit of a well-needed break, Stitched Saturday is back - and this time, better than ever. We're not only giving you more time to craft your macabre musings, but there's a chance that they'll be published too. This October, Stitched Smile will be releasing a collection of the very best stories submitted to … Continue reading Stitched Saturday… The Return!
(adopts best John Kassir Crypt Keeper Voice) Happy Halloween, Stitchers! Here's hoping you're having an excellent one so far. To assist with the spookiness of this hallowed evening, we've got a pumpkin-full of treats for you. We begin the festivities with Halloween on Charleston Street by Nick Paschall, followed by He Came Home by Briana Robertson. … Continue reading Stitched Halloween
Welcome, Horror fans, to another Stitched Saturday. Hope your Friday the 13th was luckier than usual, and that you managed to take part in some of the Stitched Smile fun from yesterday - if you missed it, worry not - you can recap from this blog. There are all manner of free bits of fiction … Continue reading Stitched Saturday
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
Greetings, horror fans! We've now entered the most horror friendly period of the year - the evenings are drawing in, there is the hint of a chill in the air and - best of all - it's nearly Halloween. In two weeks time, I'll be taking submissions for a special Halloween Stitched Saturday, but in … Continue reading Stitched Saturday