Here are all the things you can currently read FOR FREE, HOORAY!
Nanoism! Two tweets here, oh my goodness. Nanoism is wonderful for people who like stories but also get distracted very easily. fiction
The Colored Lens! LEAVINGS AND REMAINS: This is pure Canadian Literature (affectionately known as CanLit), featuring such CanLit staples as familial secrets and lies, the harsh Northern climate, and very small schoolhouses. Also involves alt!futureCanada, Alzheimer’s, and the protected rights of zombies. fantasy
Cast of Wonders! GOLLY: A cheerfully-presented retelling of Goldilocks, though maybe not a version to read to children. The Cast of Wonders link will take you to the podcast version, or you can read it here. fantasy
Body Parts Magazine! WHEN YOU LOVE SOMEONE: A splatterpunk retelling of a Confucian morality story. Happiness or vengeance: which would you choose? horror
The Sockdolager! MOTHER MADE A LOVELY FEAST!: The only thing worse than human acolytes working to bring about the return of Great Cthulhu? Faeries doing the same thing. bizarro fantasy
Silver Blade! EISIN, AN EASTWISE FOLKTALE: A lyrical retelling of a wintery folktale. fantasy
Apparition Lit! LONG DRY WASTE: Welcome to your FIRST FREE READ of cowboy werewolf Sterling Acton and his companion, the talking snake! Our hero with a head cold comes across an old man looking to trade rat removal for a meal, but of course neither of these things goes according to plan. fantasy/weird Western PS, buy Issue 2: Delusion here!
Aether and Ichor! WITH A GRAIN OF SALT: A mercenary ‘rescues’ a helpless maiden. It does not go well for the mercenary. fantasy/horror