Fleshing It Out With Lisa Vasquez

My interview with AJ Brown!

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For the better part of the last seventeen months I’ve gotten to work with Lisa Vasquez, owner of Stitched Smile Publications, graphic designer and author. She’s witty and funny and believes in shenanigans. She is also hard working, dedicated and determined. I think this is why we get along, even though our personalities should clash.

Back in January, Lisa released her novel, The Unfleshed. Recently, I sat down to talk with Lisa about the new novel, among other things.

AJ: Before we get into the nitty gritty, tell us a little bit about Lisa Vasquez, the person.

LV: That’s the question I dread the most when doing interviews. I often put myself into separate boxes.

Lisa, the author, has been writing since she was in the 4th grade. My debut book, The Unsaintly, was released a few years ago and is my favorite work because it was my…

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Dear Writer: STOP Releasing So Many Novels!

A Writer's Path

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by Michael Cristiano

As I’m sure you know, dear readers (or Mom… Hi, Mom!), I’ve come to a couple realizations over the past year or so since the release of my first novel. The biggest revelation, the one where I decided to go back to writing for myself, I’ve written about extensively already, and you can read that post here…

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Snippets 001 (pt 1)

In Stitched Smile Publications, we practice our craft often. This is our way of exercising the part of our brain that translates other worlds into "ink". I call them "snippets" because my time is limited for my own writing so you may get a few words here and there as I take a break from major … Continue reading Snippets 001 (pt 1)

Happy Dance

I always feel like a newb whenever I see my book cover somewhere and I squeal. The sound is somewhere between a dolphin call and a monkey  screech. But here it is, up on the Horror Writers Association page. That's is probably the closest I'll get to #VinDiesel, too! (I'll take it.) If you would … Continue reading Happy Dance

Hard Knocks

I was lying in bed this morning going through Facebook.  OK, so I'm still lying in bed but now I'm writing.  I'm sort of working now!  What I was seeing, though, made me a little sad.  You see, I'm a writer but I'm also an independent publisher. Which means I help other authors get their … Continue reading Hard Knocks

Women in Horror: Donelle Pardee Whiting (Pt 1)

I'm not going to do an interview for this. I already know Donelle. Not only is she my Editor-in-Chief (so I'm probably going to get slapped around for doing this post without her final "OK"), she's one of my best friends. I started Stitched Smile Publications in January of 2016. I'm proud to say that … Continue reading Women in Horror: Donelle Pardee Whiting (Pt 1)

NEW RELEASE! “The Unfleshed: Tale of the Autopsic Bride”

This is LIVE, NOW! Paperback is coming in a few days but it is live for ebook from these two links. The first link will have universal carriers as they are added (but may take a little while) http://www.books2read.com/unfleshed The second is your typical Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MR8L757