“Gone”

“Gone”

  • script written with Billy Chizmar
  • originally published in The Big Book of Bootleg Horror, edited by Becky Narron; Hellbound Books; forthcoming in 2017
“Mischief”

“Mischief”

  • originally published in The Demons of King Solomon, edited by Aaron French; Journalstone Publications; forthcoming in 2017
“The Hunch”

“The Hunch”

  • originally published in The Pulp Horror Book of Phobias, edited by M.J. Sydney; LVP Publications; forthcoming in 2017
“A Nightmare on Elm Lane”

“A Nightmare on Elm Lane”

  • originally published in Chopping Block Party, edited by Brendan Deneen; Necro Publications; forthcoming in 2017
“The Bad Guys”

“The Bad Guys”

  • originally published in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine; Nov/Dec 2017
“Silent Night”

“Silent Night”

  • originally published in Christmas Horrors: Volume Two, edited by Chris Morey; Dark Regions Press; forthcoming in 2016
“Widow’s Point”

“Widow’s Point”

  • written with Billy Chizmar
  • originally published in Fearful Fathoms, edited by Mark Parker; Scarlet Galleon Publications; 2017
“The Association”

“The Association”

  • originally published in F*uck the Rules, edited by David Owain Hughes and Jonathan Edward Ondrashek; Leviathan Books: U.K.; 2017
“The Man Under the Mask”

“The Man Under the Mask”

  • originally published on RichardChizmar.com as a 30-day free short story
“The Artist”

“The Artist”

  • originally published in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
  • reprinted in Brothers in Arms, edited by Richard Christian Matheson and Barry Hoffman; Gauntlet Publications; forthcoming in 2017
“The Witch”

“The Witch”

  • originally published in Dark Hallows II, edited by Mark Parker; Scarlet Galleon Publications; 2016
“Ditch Treasures”

“Ditch Treasures”

  • originally published in You, Human, edited by Michael Bailey; Dark Regions Press; 2016
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Roses and Raindrops” (written with Brian Keene)

“Roses and Raindrops” (written with Brian Keene)

  • originally published in Unearthed; Apokrupha Press; 2016

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“The Sculptor” (written with Ray Garton)

“The Sculptor” (written with Ray Garton)

  • originally published in Unearthed; Apokrupha Press; 2016

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“The Poetry of Life”

“The Poetry of Life”

  • originally published in Chiral Mad 3, edited by Michael Bailey; Written Backwards Press; 2016
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“The Meek Shall Inherit…”

“The Meek Shall Inherit…”

  • originally published in Beasts: Genesis, edited by Keith Chawgo; Media Bitch Productions; 2016
  • reprinted in Beast: A New Beginning, edited by Keith Chawgo; Media Bitch Productions; 2017
“Odd Numbers”

“Odd Numbers”

  • originally published as an original chapbook; White Noise Press; 2016
“The Lake is Life”

“The Lake is Life”

  • originally published in Tales From the Lake: Volume 2, edited by Joe Mynhardt; Crystal Lake Publishing, South Africa; 2016
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Last Words”

“Last Words”

  • originally published in The Burning Maiden: Volume 2, edited by Greg Kishbaugh; Evileye Books; 2015
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Mister Parker”

“Mister Parker”

  • originally published in Dark Hallows, edited by Mark Parker; Scarlet Galleon Publications; 2015
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
  • reprinted in Collected Halloween Horror Shorts, edited by Kevin Kennedy; U.K. trade paperback/audio/ebook; forthcoming in 2017
“The Tower”

“The Tower”

  • originally published in Hides the Dark Tower, edited by Kelly A. Harmon and Vonnie Winslow Crist; Pole to Pole Publishing; 2015
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“After the Bombs”

“After the Bombs”

  • originally published in Twice Upon A Time, edited by Joshua Allen Mercier; The Bearded Scribe Press; 2015
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“The Box”

“The Box”

  • originally published as an original chapbook; Cemetery Dance Publications; 2014
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
  • Available for a limited time on RichardChizmar.com; 2016
  • reprinted in Dark Places, Evil Faces; edited by Mark Lumby; U.K.; forthcoming in 2017
“Family Ties” (written with Barry Hoffman)

“Family Ties” (written with Barry Hoffman)

  • originally published in Murder Most Feline: Cunning Tales of Cats and Crime, edited by Ed Gorman; Cumberland House; 2001
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“The Night Shift”

“The Night Shift”

  • originally published in Imagination Fully Dilated: Volume 2, edited by Alan M. Clark and Elizabeth Engstrom; IFD Publishing; 2000
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“The Interview”

“The Interview”

  • originally published in Bad News, edited by Richard Laymon; Cemetery Dance Publications; 2000
  • reprinted in 4 Fear of…; Borderlands Press; 2006
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“The Man with X-Ray Eyes”

“The Man with X-Ray Eyes”

  • originally published in The UFO Files, edited by Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg; DAW Books; 1998
  • reprinted in Monsters and Other Stories; Subterranean Press; 1998
  • reprinted in Dead Harvest, edited by Mark Parker; Scarlet Galleon Press; 2014
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Night Call”

“Night Call”

  • originally published in Mean Time, edited by Jerry Sykes; England; 1998
  • reprinted in Monsters and Other Stories; Subterranean Press; 1998
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“The Good Old Days”

“The Good Old Days”

  • originally published in The Conspiracy Files, edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Scott H. Urban; DAW Books; 1998
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Monsters”

“Monsters”

  • originally published in Horrors! 365 Scary Stories, edited by Robert Weinberg and Stefan Dziemianowicz; Barnes & Noble Books; 1998
  • reprinted in Monsters and Other Stories; Subterranean Press; 1998
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Blue”

“Blue”

  • originally published in Imagination Fully Dilated, edited by Alan M. Clark and Elizabeth Engstrom; Cemetery Dance Publications; 1998
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Like Father, Like Son”

“Like Father, Like Son”

  • originally published in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine; March 1997
  • reprinted in Cat Crimes for the Holidays edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Ed Gorman and Larry Segriff; Donald I. Fine Books; hardcover; 1997
  • reprinted in Monsters and Other Stories; Subterranean Press; 1998
  • reprinted in 100 Menacing Little Murder Stories, edited by Stefan Dziemianowicz, Robert Weinberg and Martin H. Greenberg; Barnes and Noble Books; 1998
  • reprinted in August Is A Good Time for Killing edited by Billie Sue Mosiman and Martin H. Greenberg; Rutledge Hill Press; trade paperback; 1998
  • reprinted in Cat Crimes for the Holidays edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Ed Gorman and Larry Segriff; Ivy Books; mass market paperback; 1999
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Blood Brothers”

“Blood Brothers”

  • originally published as an original chapbook, edited by William Schafer; Subterranean Press; 1997
  • reprinted in The Year’s 25 Finest Crime & Mystery Stories: Seventh Annual Edition, edited by Jon Breen, Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg; Carroll & Graf Books; hardcover; 1998
  • reprinted in Midnight Hour magazine; 1999
  • reprinted in 4 Fear of…; Borderlands Press; 2006
  • reprinted in Mister October: An Anthology in Memory of Rick Hautala; JournalStone Books; 2013
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Homesick”

“Homesick”

  • originally published in White House Horrors, edited by Martin H. Greenberg; DAW Books; 1996
  • reprinted in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in White House Horrors, edited by Martin H. Greenberg; BP Books; mass market paperback; 1997
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Devil’s Night”

“Devil’s Night”

  • originally published in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted as “Devil’s Night: A Halloween Story” eBook; Cemetery Dance Publications; 2012
  • reprinted in Four Halloweens II; Cemetery Dance Publications; 2016
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
  • reprinted in Halloween Carnival, edited by Brian Freeman; eBook; Random House; forthcoming in 2017
  • reprinted in Halloween Carnival, edited by Brian Freeman; hardcover; Cemetery Dance; forthcoming in 2017
“The Silence of Sorrow”

“The Silence of Sorrow”

  • originally published in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in The Year’s 25 Finest Crime & Mystery Stories: Fifth Annual Edition, edited by Jon Breen, Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg; Carroll & Graf Books; hardcover; 1996
  • reprinted in Monsters and Other Stories; Subterranean Press; 1998
  • reprinted in 4 Fear of…; Borderlands Press; 2006
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Midnight Promises”

“Midnight Promises”

  • originally published in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in 100 Fiendish Little Frightmares, edited by Stefan Dziemianowicz, Robert Weinberg and Martin H. Greenberg; Barnes and Noble Books; 1997
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“A Season of Change”

“A Season of Change”

  • originally published in Night Screams, edited by Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg; NAL Roc; 1996)
  • reprinted in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Only the Strong Survive” (written with Barry Hoffman)

“Only the Strong Survive” (written with Barry Hoffman)

  • originally published in Werewolves, edited by Martin H. Greenberg; DAW Books; 1995
  • reprinted in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Grand Finale”

“Grand Finale”

  • originally published in Voices From the Night, edited by John Maclay; Maclay & Associates; 1994
  • reprinted in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“The Sinner King”

“The Sinner King”

  • originally published in Grails: Visitations of the Night, edited by Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg, and Edward Kramer; NAL Roc; 1994
  • reprinted in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Heroes”

“Heroes”

  • originally published in Predators, edited by Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg; NAL Roc; trade paperback; 1993
  • reprinted in Predators, edited by Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg; Doubleday Book Club; hardcover; 1993
  • reprinted in Predators, edited by Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg; Severn House Publishers; British hardcover; 1993
  • reprinted in Predators, edited by Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg; NAL Roc; U.S. mass market paperback; 1994
  • reprinted in 100 Tiny Tales of Terror, edited by Stefan Dziemianowicz, Robert Weinberg and Martin H. Greenberg; Barnes and Noble Books; 1996
  • reprinted in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in Monsters and Other Stories; Subterranean Press; 1998
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Bride of Frankenstein: A Love Story”

“Bride of Frankenstein: A Love Story”

  • originally published in Frankenstein: The Monster Wakes, edited by Martin H. Greenberg; DAW Books; 1993
  • reprinted in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“The Season of Giving” (written with Norman Partridge)

“The Season of Giving” (written with Norman Partridge)

  • originally published in Santa Clues, edited by Carol-Lynn Waugh and Martin H. Greenberg; NAL Signet; 1993
  • reprinted in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in Mr. Fox and Other Feral Tales by Norman Partridge; Subterranean Press; hardcover; 2005
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“A Capital Cat Crime”

“A Capital Cat Crime”

  • originally published in Danger in D.C., edited by Martin H. Greenberg; Donald I. Fine Books; hardcover; 1993
  • reprinted in Danger in D.C., edited by Martin H. Greenberg; Ivy Books; mass market paperback; 1995
  • reprinted in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Family Man”

“Family Man”

  • originally published in Eldritch Tales, Issue 29; 1993
“Cemetery Dance”

“Cemetery Dance”

  • originally published in Narrow Houses: Tales of Superstition, Suspense and Fear, edited by Peter Crowther; Little Brown, London, England; hardcover; 1992
  • reprinted in 100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories, edited by Al Sarrantonio and Martin H. Greenberg; Barnes and Noble Books; hardcover; 1993
  • reprinted in Narrow Houses: Tales of Superstition, Suspense and Fear, edited by Peter Crowther; Sphere, London, England; mass market paperback; 1993
  • reprinted in Narrow Houses: Tales of Superstition, Suspense and Fear, edited by Peter Crowther; Warner Aspect; U.S. mass market paperback; 1994
  • reprinted in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Dark Whispers”

“Dark Whispers”

  • originally published in The Year in Darkness, edited by Bucky Montgomery; Montgomery Press; 1992
  • reprinted in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in 100 Twisted Little Tales of Torment edited by Stefan Dziemianowicz, Robert Weinberg and Martin H. Greenberg; Barnes and Noble Books; 1998
“A Crime of Passion”

“A Crime of Passion”

  • originally published in Gauntlet 2, edited by Barry Hoffman; Gauntlet Publications; trade paperback; 1991
  • reprinted in Gauntlet 2; Borderlands Books; hardcover; 1991
  • reprinted in Women on the Edge, edited by Martin H. Greenberg; Donald I. Fine Books; hardcover; 1992
  • reprinted in Crimes of Passion, edited by Martin H. Greenberg; Barnes and Noble Books; hardcover; 1993
  • reprinted in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
  • reprinted in Women on the Edge, edited by Martin H. Greenberg; Kensington Books; mass market paperback; 2000
  • reprinted in A Long December; Subterranean Press; 2016
“Cornucopia”

“Cornucopia”

  • originally published in Night Slivers, Issue 4; 1991
“Kindling”

“Kindling”

  • originally published in Doppelganger, Issue 13; 1990
“Uncle Manny”

“Uncle Manny”

  • originally published in Dead of Night, Issue 5; 1990
“Beachcomber”

“Beachcomber”

  • originally published in Thin Ice, Issue 7; 1990
  • reprinted in Midnight Promises; Gauntlet Publications; 1996
“Silent Scream” (written with Barry Hoffman)

“Silent Scream” (written with Barry Hoffman)

  • originally published in Tense Moments, Issue 1; 1990
“Dream Wheel”

“Dream Wheel”

  • originally published in Terror Time Again, Issue 3; 1989
“Just Desserts”

“Just Desserts”

  • originally published in Tapestry; 1989
“Monster In Your Belly”

“Monster In Your Belly”

  • originally published in Festering Brain Sores; 1989
“The Most Valuable Player”

“The Most Valuable Player”

  • originally appeared in The Word Is Fear; 1989
“Man’s Best Friend”

“Man’s Best Friend”

  • originally printed in Dark Visions; 1989
  • reprinted in Eldritch Tales, Issue 30; 1995
“You Are What You Drive”

“You Are What You Drive”

  • originally published in Serendipity, Issue 2; January 1989
“More Than A Pet”

“More Than A Pet”

  • originally appeared in StarSong, Issue 6; January 1989
“Billy’s Day”

“Billy’s Day”

  • originally published in Witness to the Bizarre, Issue 2; 1988
“Play Time”

“Play Time”

  • originally published in Bad Newz, Issue 10; 1988
“The Myer’s Field”

“The Myer’s Field”

  • originally published in Desert Sun, Issue 5; Fall 1988
“The Sniper”

“The Sniper”

  • originally published in Scifant, 1987
  • reprinted in comic format as “Masters of Darkness” in Midnight Promises; Lettered Edition only; Gauntlet Publications; 1996