Read Online

Here are some selected stuff that you can read online for free. 


  • The House at the End of the World
    Everyone plays dead, and a painting holds a secret key. Published in Farrago’s Wainscot 2009.
  • The Last Stand of the Ant Maker
    Obsession with ants. A plant invasion. Published in Apex Magazine 2010.
  • Mister Waterbones and His Wife
    Mooka and Ook are fed up. They want respect! They want immortality! Published in Farrago’s Wainscot in 2008.
  • Secret in the House of Smiles
    A story about college life, vampire hunting, and quantum physics. Originally published in Clarkesworld in 2009 and then reprinted in Glass Coffin Girls in 2010.
  • A Word Without Ghosts
    A short story about Peter Pan as a bear, memories as magic, and a world of graveyards and abandoned train stations. Published in Fantasy Magazine in 2008.
  • The Adventures of Petal, the Paperdoll Pirate
    A short story about a paperdoll pirate, searching for her creator, in a watercolor world. There are paper plate monsters and popsicle stick cannibals. Published in Fantasy Magazine in 2008.
  • The Days of Talking Mountains
    Alice raised giants on the farms near the borderlands. A farm now in ruin, after the cult that had built it vanished mysteriously years ago.