Tim Pratt
SF and Fantasy Writer

Free Stories

Free Stories for Reading and Listening

“Ghostreaper, or, Life After Revenge” in Nightmare, January 2014.”That Time Hell Froze Over” [chapbook], January 2014.

“Happy Old Year” in Drabblecast, December 2013.

“Seasonal Disorder”(with Heather Shaw) in Podcastle, December 2013.

“Bastard, Sword” in Pathfinder Tales, March 2013.

“The Fairy Library” in Antiquities and Tangibles, January 2013.

Postapocalypsemas” with Heather Shaw in Drabblecast, December 2012. [audio original]

“Catching the Spirit” with Heather Shaw in Podcastle, December 2012. [audio original]

“A Tomb of Winter’s Plunder” in Pathfinder Tales, June 2012.

“The Ghost of Christmas Possible” with Heather Shaw in Podcastle, December 2011. [Audio original]

“A Fairy Tale of Oakland” in Drabblecast, December 2011. [Audio original]

“The Secret Beach” in Fantasy Magazine, October 2011.

“A Void Wrapped in a Smile” in Basement Stories, October 2011.

“Antiquities and Tangibles”
in Subterranean, Fall 2011.

“We Go Back” in Escape Pod [audio original], July 2011.

“The Alphabet Quartet” (suite of 26 flash stories in collaboration with Jenn Reese, Heather Shaw, and Greg van Eekhout) in Daily Science Fiction, published one per week from January – June 2011.

“Shark’s Teeth in Daily Science Fiction, March 2011.

“Fiddle” in Daily Science Fiction, October 2010.

“Scientific Romance” (poem), February 2010.

Audio reprint at Escape Pod, February 2010.

“Caltrops” in Flash Fiction Online, January 2010.

“Uchronia” in Podcastle, December 2009. [Audio original]

“Incubus” in Podcastle, October 2009. [Audio original]

“Silver Linings” in Tor.com, September 2009.

“Troublesolving” in Subterranean, Fall 2009.

“Another End of the Empire” in Strange Horizons, June 2009.

“Her Voice in a Bottle” in Subterranean, Winter 2009.

“A Programmatic Approach to Perfect Happiness” in Futurismic, April 2009.


Audio reprint at Escape Pod
, February 2010.

“Origin Story” in Escape Pod, March 2009. [Audio original]

“The Dude Who Collected Lovecraft” (with Nick Mamatas) at ChiZine, April 2008.

“The Frozen One” in Lone Star Stories, February 2008.

“The River Boy” in Clarkesworld Magazine, January 2008.

“Artifice & Intelligence” in Strange Horizons, August 2007.

“Restless in my Hand” in Realms of Fantasy, August 2007.

“Komodo” in Hart & Boot & Other Stories, January 2007.

Cup and Table” in Twenty Epics, July 2006.

“Impossible Dreams” in Asimov’s, July 2006

“Jubilee” in The Journal of Mythic Arts, Winter 2006.

“Robots and Falling Hearts” (with Greg van Eekhout) in Realms of Fantasy, October 2005.

“Bottom Feeding” in Asimov’s, August 2005.

“Lachrymose and the Golden Egg” in The Journal of Pulse-Pounding Narratives, March 2005.

“Eros and Thanatos” in Ultraverse, November 2004.

“Life in Stone” in Lenox Avenue, November 2004.

“Living with the Harpy” in Strange Horizons, October 2003.

“Robin of Wonderland Wood” in Ideomancer, July 2003.

“Captain Fantasy and the Secret Masters” in Realms of Fantasy, April 2003.

“Melancholy Shore” in Songs for Dead Singers, August 2002.

“The Ever After Book Shoppe” (with Heather Shaw) in Slow Trains, June 2002.

“Bone Sigh” in Twilight Showcase, March 2002.

“Little Gods” in Strange Horizons, February 2002.

“Annabelle’s Alphabet” in Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, October 2001.

“The Fallen and the Muse of the Street” in Strange Horizons, December 2000.

“Pearls, Frogs, Spiders” in Gothic.net, September 2000.

“Cassie” in Jackhammer, March 2000.

“Puppets of the Nano Master” in Maelstrom Speculative Fiction, Spring 2000.