A Conversation With Pete Molnar

Writing horror is not easy. Sure, it sounds like it should be, but good horror is difficult. It’s not about shock and gore and gimmicks. It’s not about grossing people out with a million different ways to kill someone. True horror, at its core, is not even about monsters that go bump in the night. … Continue reading A Conversation With Pete Molnar

#StitchedSaturday 08/10/2019

Here is your prompt for #StitchedSaturday Write a story in less than 750 words using the image above in the COMMENTS. Make sure you SHARE the link so others can read it and please make sure you LIKE this post. Artist Credit Below:

#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)

#StitchedSaturday – @#glitterinthepasture – 2/9/19

The Invitation By @#glitterinthepasture The envelope was glossy and black, the lettering done in raised gold script. “Damn,not another dumb ass wedding invite?" He tore it open with his teeth and frowned a bit, his own marriage had ended after six weeks when he walked in on her in bed with his friend. "You have … Continue reading #StitchedSaturday – @#glitterinthepasture – 2/9/19

Stitched Saturday – March

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

NEW RELEASES! Coming Soon! AJ BROWN

The mind is a terrible thing to waste. It is also a terrible place to live. Doubts, fears and paranoid thoughts lurk in the shadows waiting to pounce when you are most vulnerable. Those thoughts whisper words of no escape. But what happens when the mind settles on revenge instead? From a boy who is … Continue reading NEW RELEASES! Coming Soon! AJ BROWN

OPEN CALL – SEVEN DEADLY SINS

Seven Deadly Sins Anthology There are seven deadly sins: pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth. Take us to the darkest places of these sins and earn your slot in Stitched Smile Publications new anthology. Only the best will be accepted. Submission Guidelines: because we're choosing only the best, please ensure your submissions are … Continue reading OPEN CALL – SEVEN DEADLY SINS

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

Friday the 13th – “Broken Birds” teaser by Peter Molnar

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