Body Bag Betty 001

The smoke danced off the edge of her cigarette which dangled between two long fingers tipped by HellFire red lacquer.  Her eyes were closed, oblivious to the rest of the world as she swayed back and forth. The men stood there in silence. She was thinking. And they knew better than to disturb her when … Continue reading Body Bag Betty 001

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The Unfleshed: Tale of the Autopsic Bride

http://www.unfleshed.com #amreading #amwriting #horror #womeninhorror #Halloween #Giveaway Young Morrigan, the daughter of a local aristocrat, is full of innocence and life. Angus Wulfe is an eccentric and devious doctor who stalks her while he cultivates a plan to win her affection. Their two worlds collide in a grisly twist of fate when the Plague arrives … Continue reading The Unfleshed: Tale of the Autopsic Bride

Discussion: Word Count VS Word Quality

One of the things I encounter a lot when I'm mentoring, or speaking to new authors, is the question, "What's the average word count for _____?" It's not uncommon for new authors to face this daunting question, then fashion their work according to the rule of "word count". My answer, however, never changes. I tell … Continue reading Discussion: Word Count VS Word Quality

The Unhowling: A Work in Progress

793 A.D. Northumberland, England Lindisfarne Monastery Alkuin is a banished priest who struggles to maintain a secret held far from the reach of the people of England when an attack by a Viking ship forces him to unleash a beast so dangerous it could change mankind forever. The Catholic Church called it an abomination but … Continue reading The Unhowling: A Work in Progress

The First 90 Days

The first 90 days of any employment is the grace period. So they say.  It's an opportunity for an employee to say, "this place is crackers" or for an employer to say, "you're an idiot". The first 90 days of the journey with Stitched Smile Publications, my brand new company, has been a complete dream. … Continue reading The First 90 Days

Book Two Arrives!

The Unsaintly Chronicles: The Anti-God Though she was born to a noble family, Isabel Augustus had shown a love for piety, humility and servitude at a very young age. In a world of darkness, her light far outshone those around her, attracting the attention of both Heaven and Hell. When Isabel's simple actions as a … Continue reading Book Two Arrives!

Interview With Drew Avera

I had the distinct pleasure if getting into the mind of Author Drew Avera. If you haven't had a chance, please stop by his page and check him out. Many of his books are free (there's a link to follow at the end). Thank you, Drew. I appreciate you spending some time with me this … Continue reading Interview With Drew Avera