This is where you can go to find free electronic books/poems/stories/stuff with words in. It’ll probably get more organised as it goes, but I like serendipity so it may not. 🙂
Lindsay Price will be giving away a pdf download of a play through the wonderful Theatre Folk website
Greatest Uncommon Denominator (GUD) will be offering the pdf edition of their amazing literary & genre fiction, poetry and art magazine for one day only.
Joyce Chng will offer Kai Ling’s Tree
Rachel Cotterill is currently serialising a novel for free online at http://www.charanthe.com, but to make it more exciting, is prepared to send out the complete book to anyone who emails her on the 1st (http://www.rachelcotterill.com/contact.php). Under normal circumstances, the end of the series won’t be reached until mid-February.
Charles Dickey will be giving away his enovel Sentiments
Jesús Ángel García, author of badbadbad — a multimedia novel about sex, God, rock ‘n’ roll & the social Web — offers a PDF 1st Edition. Be sure to check out the narrative’s accompanying YouTube playlist, a video of his recent LitQuake reading & other fun content on the Web site.
Daisy Anne Gree will be offering her novel, Babylon
Larry Harrison will be offering Glimpses of a Floating World, an elegy to the drug-sodden underbelly of 60s Soho. Available in full for free now.
Dan Holloway, Songs from the Other Side of the Wall, literary fiction. Achingly beautiful coming of age story set in post-communist Hungary for fans of Murakami. Full novel available free now.
Marc Horne is re-releasing his novel “Tokyo Zero in a new Author’s Commentary edition at http://feedbooks.com/userbook/3501 — ‘One man goes to Tokyo to end the world. It goes fairly well.’
Oli Johns will be offering Benny Platonov, the story of one man’s attempts to save the homeless of Hong Kong with his words. Available in full for free now.
Kate Kasserman will be offering a pdf of her novel Independence: An orphaned girl in revolutionary America tries to hide her damning past and save the rebel officer she secretly loves.
Alexandra Marrell, literary collective pioneer, and her www.alinarpublishing.com offers free downloads from many of its fabulous authors
John Harold McCoy is offering his novel Bramwell Valley. What happens when the devil quits his job, goes to Ft Lauderdale to become a bartender – and falls in love with a sorceress?
MCM, pioneering author of Torrent Boy and creator of RollBots, will be offering Typhoon
Grayson Moran will be offering SKY SEEDS: All you know about the human race is wrong. And the only one who knows the true story is a teenaged Mexican street punk who deals dope, smuggles wetbacks, and breeds gamecocks in Tijuana–and he wishes he didn’t. a pdf document with clickable table of contents and navigation from Adoro Book Works http://adorobooks.com/freeday/SkySeeds.pdf
Roger Parkinson Is Azkun a long-lost hero come back to save them all, or just a madman with nothing to offer? Summon Your Dragons is a gritty fantasy, with no elves
Shayne Parkinson is offering her novel Sentence of Marriage: 1880s New Zealand: Amy dreams of the world outside her remote farming valley, but will she be given a choice in the life mapped out for her?
Linton Robinson will be offering Engines of Desire, an attempt to reclaim the mainstream of poetry from academic captivity without spilling the guts into the gutter and it holds that ground just as well today. The new work is exciting as a vector into contemporary poesy, and invites further interest in this poet, and this parameter of poem. (note this is an exe file that enables formatting and motion-prone covers. From Adoro Book Works http://adorobooks.com/freeday/EnginesOfDesire.exe )
Matthew Wayne Selznick: You can read three short stories, an ongoing fiction serial, and a complete novel at http://www.mattselznick.com on December 1st and every day! Especially for fans of science fiction, fantasy and eighties / teen nostalgia
Mayan Calendar Girls by Team 2012 is the ebook edition of the first book (2009, just three more volumes until it’s all over) of the serial novel updated weekly. (from the publishers: At 22 MB, it’s a long download, only runs on Windows, and will create grumbling and questions because it’s an exe file. It’s worth it. If only to see the staggering scope of this unique, innovative “eBook as website as program” version of MAYAN CALENDAR GIRLS. Read it all fast, they’re be a quiz at the end of time. eBook by Adoro Book Works http://adorobooks.com/freeday/MayanCalendarGirls.exe )
Aggie Villanueva: the novel Rightfully Mine: God’s Equal Rights Amendment will be free until Dec 31 at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/6086 The code to download the book free is SX27J
Heather Wardell is giving away her novel, “Life, Love, and a Polar Bear Tattoo”. It’s available now.
Patrick Whittaker will be offering two novels, and possibly a collection of his short stories
Lilian Wu will offer her enovelette Rainy Skies: Lull Before Storm. Rain Eveil hates demons to the core, and with good reason, but can she overcome a sticky confrontation with a vampire and her harem of sexy fox spirits to find out the truth behind her disturbing dreams?
A. Jay Adler will offer his personal essay “Blink” on his life-long considerations of “the coming end of my going to sleep through the sleep that will never end.”
John Grant will email a pdf of my recently published nonfiction book Bogus Science to anyone who contacts him via the e-address on his website on the 1st with a request for it.
Luc Reid is offering The Writing Engine: A Practical Guide to Writing Motivation, providing useful answers to difficult writing motivation questions from recent psychological and neurological findings as well as the wisdom of very successful writers. It’s available for download (in Adobe Acrobat PDF format) at http://www.willpowerengine.com/?page_id=1012
Allie Somerville will be offering the pdf of Uneasy Rider – Confessions of a Reluctant Traveller. Ever thought a trip around Europe in a second-hand camper-van would be fun? Then this has been written just for you. If not, just enjoy the ups and downs of the ride.
Martin McGovern will be offering chapters from his miscellany The Octogenarian Ski Jumper
Jay McFarlane will be offering the first episode of Make a Move
Jane Alexander will be offering chapters from her novel Walker
Traci Cavanagh York will be offering chapters from her novel Tangled Web
Kallysten, author of romance and erotica offers a vast array of short stories and excerpts from her novels for free on a website that’s packed with wonderful writing, and podcasts of her work.
Kim Jewell will be offering chapters from her novel Invisible Justice
Richard Denning, already gives away the first three chapters of The Last Seal, a historical fantasy novel in which four mismatched Londoners brave the perils of the Great Fire of 1666 to prevent an even more terrible threat. They must each overcome weaknesses, temptation and guilt in order to gain the ability to destroy a demon buried under the city. He plans to release a sneak preview of the sequel on 1st December.
Oli Ross, A Year in the Life of Some Guy, An adult comedy with more balls than Wimbledon. Download the pdf of chapter 1 now
Banana the Poet will be offering her Alternative Poetry Books, currently downloadable for free.
Nikesh Shukla offers a podast of original work for free download. He will also be performing at the live gig at Oxford’s Cafe Tarifa
Penny Goring video-poem: ‘Bless the Bed I Lie Upon.’
Martin McGovern will be offering a selection of short stories and verse
Sarah E Melville will offer her collection of poems Improper Love Poems About Fruits
Nydiessi will offer a selection of poems
Katherine May has offered her collection of poetry
Moxie Mezcal, that notorious ne’er-do-well and cross-dressing charlatan, will further our society’s moral decay with 2 brand new e-book singles released on Free E-Day. HOME MOVIE is a good old fashioned whodunnit starring an obsessive porn store clerk. FAKE is about a journalist who manufactures his own news, blurring the line between fact and fiction.
Miranda Dickinson will be offering her short story Somewhere, Not Here
Jamie De Bree will be offering to a collection of short fiction (flash or a little longer) stories entitled “Holiday Lights”. It will be a collection of 6 to 8 short stories of 1,000 – 2,000 words each, themed for the holidays.
Penny Goring will be offering three of her acclaimed short stories in Three Uneasy Pieces by Penny Jane Goring
Rachel Astruc will offer a special edition pdf for her SF serial
Lawrence Thomas is offering the full-color pdf version of The Nude, on Free-e-day. Also included with this short story, is his poem Of Kings and Coles, which is currently only available to those that purchase a copy of the short. Email Lawrence at firstname.lastname@example.org for your free copy of this erotic tale and poem.
Kieron Devlin will give away his story Good Walk Mad Mad Morning
Terry Dock will be offering a special edition companion piece to his SF web serial
Will Hindmarch and the Jet-Pack Collective have a wide range of free SF fiction
Paul Lell is offering short stories
Tony Malone will be giving away a short storuy written especially for the event
Katherine May has offered her short stories Ghosts & Their Uses
Marc Nash of Sulci Collective will not only be offering a short but will be hosting one of our webchats, on the future of the novel
Marcella O’Connor will be offering her short story, Oreo
Literary ezine WordsWithJAM will be offering a free edition
Year Zero Writers will be offering Brief Objects of Beauty and Despair, their collection of 13 short stories and extracts from some of the most exciting indie writers of literary fiction. Available in full for free now.