Stitched Halloween

(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

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

Stitched Saturday

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

Stitched Saturday

Happy weekend to all you Stitched souls!  We have just one story submitted this week - but what a story - We have the absolutely outstanding Hair of the Dog by Aiden Leingod, which has to be read to be believed.  And, because we believe in spoiling you with excellent fiction, we have the seventh instalment … Continue reading Stitched Saturday

Stitched Saturday

Hi, horror fans! You still have until next weekend to get your stories in for the next Stitched Saturday - details on last weeks blog - but you'll still get your horror fix this week in the form of the next installments of Born Of A Witch by Nick Paschall and In Dire Straits by … Continue reading Stitched Saturday

Stitched Saturday

Three pictures to provide horror inspiration this week, and you have two weeks to get your pieces of short fiction in for submission on the blog - no word count this week, so let your imaginations run wild!  If you submit a tale, post it as a comment to this thread making a clear indication … Continue reading Stitched Saturday

Stitched Saturday – Apocalypse: Now!

And this is how the world ends - not with a bang or with a whimper, but with some finely crafted pieces of Armageddon-tinged short fiction. The challenge set a fortnight ago was to write a short story (with the theme of "The Apocalypse") but it had to be two hundred words or less... The … Continue reading Stitched Saturday – Apocalypse: Now!

Stitched Saturday

Greetings, horror fans! As there's still another week to get your short stories in - details below - this week sees the continuation of our two serialised stories.  We have the 4th part of In Dire Straits by Alisha Jordan, and the 3rd installment of Born of a Witch by Nick Paschall. And, remember, you … Continue reading Stitched Saturday

Stitched Saturday – Armageddon Days are here again

There wasn't an inspirational picture last week, but we are honoured to host the third part of the excellent In Dire Straits by Alisha Jordon, and the chilling second part of Born of a Witch by Nick Paschall. If you're a fan of narrated horror, my own story Let It Cry is one of the featured … Continue reading Stitched Saturday – Armageddon Days are here again

Stitched Sunday

A later post than usual - I've been gallivanting off at a convention this weekend (Nine Worlds - thoroughly recommended for any UK fans of geekdom in all its amazing glory) so unreliable internet put paid to the normal schedule.  But I think you'll find that it's been well worth the wait... We have two … Continue reading Stitched Sunday