Unedited, Uncensored, Unsettling... Apologies for the slightly later Stitched Saturday post than usual, horror fans. This week has two tales of terror inspired by the attached inspirational picture. A sinister little tale from the ever talented Mike L. Lane and a little bite-sized piece of written by me. Without further ado... Freckles - Mike L Lane “The … Continue reading Stitched Saturday
Here are the details of the Flash Fiction challenge for this coming Stitched Saturday (the 22nd of April) There are two pictures to choose from this week - post your story as a comment on this blog post, stating which picture (1 or 2) has inspired your tale. Come up with something suitably chilling between 500 … Continue reading Stitched Saturday – This weeks Challenge
Unedited, Uncensored, Unsettling... The Flash Fiction challenge this week was a little different - as opposed to a single picture, three were given as inspiration. We have four pieces of short fiction from four writers for your delectation and delight. Thanks to Mike L. Lane, Jason Morton and Tilby Noir. The picture that inspired each … Continue reading Stitched Saturday
Unedited, Uncensored, Unsettling... By Jason Morton It was over. All over. Nothing left to care for, love or feel. We killed it all. Hope was a concept of the past, a means to Deliverance, deliverance a means to not feel guilty as the bombs fell. Those in charge never cared, they were out for the … Continue reading Stitched… Tuesday!
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
I forgot to schedule this for Saturday! Ugh Migraines be the Devil. The Stitchers got together and put out some fine fiction! Below is the picture we used for the challenge, and each Stitched VIP Author's (unedited) work. Remember and be kind. This was on the fly! If you want to participate, respond in comments! … Continue reading Stitched … Sunday?
The crisp autumn air gave him goosebumps as he pulled the collar of his coat tighter around his neck. The season had dropped like an anvil here. Brian started walking his normal afternoon route home from his college class. He was so close to finishing his degree, and then Jen had promised to marry him. … Continue reading Stitched Saturday Flash – Chuck Knight!
Thomas had to piss. He pulled the truck over to the side of the snow-packed road and popped open the door, letting in an icy burst of winter into the cab. With shoulders hunched he stepped down, cursing the weather, and the goddamn piece of ass that brought him all the way out here. She … Continue reading FLASH FICTION SATURDAY: Merry-Fucking-Christmas by M.F. Wahl
She absently digs beneath a fingernail at the red dirt. It stains everything. Even if she were able to wash every speck of oxidized dust from her body, her traitor skin would still harbor the mark of living on this Godforsaken rock. Discolored palms, blemished nail beds, a reddish-orange mottle like faded blood splashes across … Continue reading FLASH FICTION SATURDAY: POSTPARTUM BY M.F. WAHL
The boy trudged across the blood-splattered, waist high wheat field, moving toward the decrepit farmhouse in the east corner of the property. He wore grungy overalls with no shirt underneath. His boots had bone chips embedded in the soles. The wind blew his maple colored hair across his delicate face. He had been lovely once, … Continue reading Heartland – Flash Fiction – Mark E. Deloy