Audio Fiction and Podcasts
- Listen to “Corvus Curse” by Barry J. Northern at Pseudopod.
- Listen to “Fuel” by Matthew S. Rotundo at Escape Pod.
- Listen to “Life on Earth” by Pat Cadigan at StarShipSofa.
- Listen to “Something Wicked This Way Plumbs” by Vylar Kaftan at PodCastle.
- Read “Tight Little Stitches in a Dead Man’s Back” by Joe R. Lansdale at Lightspeed Magazine.
Comics and Graphic Novels
- The Beat offers a preview of J. Michael Straczynski’s Superman: Earth One
- CBR offers a preview of Abattoir #1
- CBR offers a preview of Ghostbusters Holiday Special #1
- CBR offers a preview of Green Hornet: Blood Ties #1
- CBR offers a preview of Icons: The DC Comics & Wildstorm Art of Jim Lee
- Dark Horse offers a preview of Beasts of Burden, the Hellboy One Shot.
Flash and Micro Fiction
- Read the flash fiction The Day the World Went Away by Jason Erik Lundberg.
- Read the flash fiction Reality Games by Roi R. Czechvala at 365Tomorrows.
- Read the flash fiction Succubus by Erin Lawless at Everyday Fiction.
- Read the flash fiction Waste by David Barber at 365Tomorrows.
- SFSignal has posted a list of 98 Free Speculative Fiction Stories by 58 Authors.
Novels and Preview Chapters
- Angry Robot Books has posted previews of Amortals by Matt Forbeck and Pretty Little Dead Things by Gary McMahon.
- Barnes & Noble is making R.A. Salvatore’s Drizz’t book Forgotten Realms: Homeland (Legend of Drizzt #1) available as a free eBook.
- Listen to Towers of Midnight, Chapter 2: Questions of Leadership at Tor.com.
- Read Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith part 5: Purgatory for free and browse the beginning of each of John Jackson Miller’s other Lost Tribe of the Sith books:
- Read chapter one of The Half-Made World by Felix Gilman at Tor.com.
- Read chapter one of The Strange Affair of Spring-Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder.
- Read an excerpt of The Magicians and Mrs. Quent by Galen Beckett.
- Read a preview of The Greyfriar by Clay and Susan Griffith at Tor.com.
- William Gibson reads a passage from Zero History, third book in the Bigend series.
- Amphisbaena by Robert Borski
- Dragon Talk by Fleur Adcock
- Funny Halloween Poems from Peculiar-Poetry.com.
- The Utterance of a Fluorescent Saguaro Rouses by Martin Hazelbower
- Michigan author Johnathan Rand is publishing the serial story “The Night Writer” exclusively for The Saginaw News, The Bay City Times and The Flint Journal. Chapters: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
- Read “Beloved of the Sun” by Ann Leckie at Beneath Ceaseless Skies.
- Read “Bitterdark” by Eljay Daly at Fantasy Magazine.
- Read “Clockwork Fairies” by Cat Rambo at Tor.com.
- Read “Dying on the Elephant Road” by Steve Rasnic Tem.
- Read “Fossil Angels” by Alan Moore on LiveJournal. [Part 2] The short story was originally written in 2002 for the now-defunct KAOS magazine but never published.
- Read “Hindsight” by Sarah Langan at Lightspeed Magazine.
- Read “Lightbringers and Rainmakers” by Felix Gilman at Tor.com.
- Read “The Taste of Starlight” by John R. Fultz at Lightspeed Magazine.
- Read “What We Left Behind in Jacksonville” by Colleen Mondor.
- Download The Celestial Omnibus and Other Stories (1911) by E. M. Forster.
- Download The Wave: An Egyptian Aftermath (1916) by Algernon Blackwood.
- Read “The Little Room” by Madeline Yale Wynne (April 1895) from American Fantastic Tales:Terror and the Uncanny from Poe to the Pulps.
- Read “The Train” by Flannery O’Connor (April 1948) from Flannery O’Connor: Collected Works.