What’s special about today’s free fiction?
It’s Alternate Earth Day at the Free Fiction Widget Factory and Home for Senile Exclamation Points!
- Cosmos has some Alt Earth by Nick Mamatas!
- Tor has some Alt Earth by Priya Sharma!
- Joe Abercrombie is releasing the Graphic Novel of The First Law in installments starting with Chapter 1 – secondary world can be Alt Earth, right?
- !! (some of my exclamation points tend to wander off… !)
- @Cosmos: “Bob and Ernie Fistfight in Heaven” by Nick Mamatas [Alternate Earth]
- @Nightmare: “Bonfires” by Marc Laidlaw [Horror] (also available in audio)
- @Tor: “Rag and Bone” by Priya Sharma [Alternate Earth]
Written – Flash
- @365 Tomorrows: “Built to Last” by Rob Sharp [Science Fiction Flash]
- @Daily Science Fiction: “Rocket Dragons” by Larry Kincheloe [Science Fiction Flash]
- @Every Day Fiction: “And Though Worms Destroy” by Sarah L. Byrne [Fantasy Flash]
- @Flashes in the Dark: “The World We Live In” by J.D. Rice [Horror Flash]
- @Nature: “Sonic estate” by Henry Gee [Science Fiction Flash]
Written – Serialized
- @HiLobrow: The Clockwork Man by E.V. Odle – Chapter 4 [Science Fiction – from 1923]
- @Paizo: The Irregulars by Neal F. Litherland – Chapter Two: Scouting Party [Fantasy]
- @Author’s Site: Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews – Chapter Twelve Part 1-3 [Contemporary Fantasy]
- @Nightmare: “Bonfires” by Marc Laidlaw [Horror]
- PodCastle #255 – “The Medicine Woman of Talking Rock” by Pamela Rentz [Fantasy]
Audio – Serialized
- @19 Nocturne Boulevard: Dick Dynamo the Fifth Dimensional Man! – Episode #4 – el pollo loco, part 2 of 2 [Science Fiction Comedy]
Free eBooks (at time of listing)
- @AE: AE Micro 2013 [Science Fiction Flash Anthology – PDF]
- Blood and Steel (The Cor Chronicles) by Martin Parece [Epic Fantasy Novel]
- Collapse (New America-Book One) by Richard Stephenson [Dystopian Novel – First of Series]
- Devil’s Lair by David Wisehart [Epic Fantasy Novel]
- Eville by Holand Peterson [Science Fiction Adventure Novel]
- The King of Blades by Ken Brosky [Epic Fantasy Novel]
- Mad Science Institute by Sechin Tower [Science Fiction Novel]
- “Past Jumper” (Future Jumper Series #1) by Jamie Heppner [Time Travel Short Story – First of Series]
- Threads That Bind (The Havoc Chronicles) by Brant Williams [YA Fantasy Novel]
- Toby Streams the Universe by Maya Lassiter [Contemporary Fantasy Novel]
- Transcender: First-Timer (Transcender Trilogy) by Vicky Savage [YA Fantasy Novel – First of Series]
- Wearing the Cape by Marion G. Harmon [Superhero Novel]
- @Author’s Site: The First Law by Joe Abercrombie – Chapter 1 [Graphic Novel]