Short Stories
 
TITLE PUBLICATION PUBLISHER DATE REPRINTS
Across the Water to Skye New Terrors #2 Pan 1980 New Terrors II, Pocket, 1984; Omnibus of New Terrors, Pan, 1985
After You've Gone Phobias Pocket Books 1994  
Alexandra Borderlands Avon 1990  
Alice Smiling Fantasy Tales v11 #4   1990 The Giant Book of Fantasy Tales, The Book Company, 1996
Always, in the Dark Return to the Twilight Zone DAW 1994  
And We'll Be Jolly Friends Night Visions 1: Dark Harvest   1984  
Andrew Patterson Eldritch Tales #11   1985  
Are You Afraid of the Dark? Fantasycon IX Programme Booklet Fantasycon IX 1984  The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series XIII, DAW, 1985; Horrorstory Volume 5, Underwood-Miller, 1989
By the Sea Scare Care Tor 1989  
The Card Random Access Messages of the Computer Age Hayden 1984  
The Children, They Laugh So Sweetly  F&SF   Oct.
1985
House Shudders, DAW, 1987; Haunted Houses: The Greatest Stories, MJF Books, 1997
City Boy  F&SF   Oct.
1988
 
Coin of the Realm Tales from the Nightside Arkham House 1981  Tales from the Nightside, Futura, 1988; The Horror Hall of Fame, Carroll & Graf, 1991
The Color of Joy Nightmare Seasons Doubleday 1982  
Come Dance With Me on My Pony's Grave F&SF   July 1973  Tales from the Nightside, Futura, 1988; Isaac Asimov's Magical Worlds of Fantasy #10: Ghosts, NAL Signet, 1988; A Century of Horror 1970-1979, MJF Books, 1996
Constant Father Southern Fantasy Nashville World Fantasy Convention 1987  
Crystal F&SF   Aug. 1986 The Year's Best Horror Stories: XV, DAW, 1987; Horrorstory Volume 5, Underwood-Miller, 1989; The Mammoth Book of Terror, Robinson, 1991
Digging Tales from the Nightside Futura 1988  
Ellen, in Her Time The Architecture of Fear Arbor House 1987  
Essence of Charlotte Twilight Zone   Feb. 1982 Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone Magazine Special #1 1984
Every Time You Say I Love You F&SF   May 1981 Black Wine, Dark Harvest, 1986; as "Every Time I Say I Love You"; Horrorstory: Volume 4, Underwood-Miller, 1990
Everything to Live For  Whispers VI Doubleday 1987 The Year's Best Horror XVI, DAW, 1988; Nursery Crimes, Barnes & Noble, 1993
Eyes Halloween Horrors Doubleday 1986  
Family Dark Night Visions 1 Harvest 1984  
From All the Fields of Hail and Fire Midnight Sun #4   1976 Tales from the Nightside, Futura, 1988
A Garden of Blackred Roses Dark Forces  Viking 1980  Masters of Darkness II, Tor, 1988; The Complete Masters of Darkness, Underwood-Miller, 1990
The Generation Waltz  Fantasy Tales #13   1984 The Best Horror from Fantasy Tales, Robinson, 1988
The Gentle Passing of a Hand Tales from the Nightside Futura 1988  
Girl of My Dreams Obsessions Dark Harvest 1991  
Gray Dark Destiny: Proprietors of Fate White Wolf 1995  
Haunted Psychos CD Publications 1997  
Hear Me Now, My Sweet Abbey Rose, F&SF    Mar. 1978  Horrrorstory Volume Three, Underwood-Miller, 1992
Holding Hands Touch Wood Little, Brown UK 1993  
Home Tales from the Nightside Futura 1988  
I Never Could Say Goodbye Whispers IV Doubleday 1983  Black Wine, Dark Harvest, 1986
If Damon Comes The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series VI DAW 1978 Great Tales of Horror and the Supernatural, A&W/Galahad, 1985; The Dark Descent, Tor, 1987; Tales from the Nightside, Futura, 1988; The Dark Descent 1: The Colour of Evil, Grafton, 1990; The Dark Descent #1: The Color of Evil, Tor, 1991; Horrorscape, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., 1993
An Image in Twisted Silver World Fantasy Convention Program Book   1986 Twilight Zone April '87; Tales by Moonlight II, Tor, 1989
In the Blood Night Visions 1 Dark Harvest 1984  
In the Still, Small Hours Deathport Pocket 1993 Signs and Portents, Dream/Press, 1984
Josie In the Fog Tor 1993  
The Key to English F&SF   May 1974  Tales from the Nightside, Futura, 1988
Kin Psycho-Paths Tor 1991  
The Last and Dreadful Hour     1986 To Sleep, Perchance to Dream ... Nightmare, Barnes & Noble, 1993
The Last Cowboy Song Post Mortem: New Tales of Ghastly Horror  St. Martin's  1989  
Last Night, in the Kitchen Twilight Zone    June 1988  
Listen to the Music in My Hands,  Twilight Zone   Feb. 1987  
Long Walk Home, Fantasy Tales #15    1986  
Love-Starved F&SF   Aug. 1979  Vampires, SFBC, 1987
Make a Wish Upon the Moon Dead End: City Limits St. Martin's,  1991  
My Shadow Is the Fog Ripper! Tor 1988  
Myra Fantasy Macabre #6    1985  Black Wine, Dark Harvest, 1986
Name That Tune Monsters in Our Midst Tor 1993  
Needle Song Midnight Sun #5    1979 Tales from the Nightside, Futura, 1988; Horrorstory Volume Three, Underwood-Miller, 1992
The Next Name You Hear F&SF   Jan. 1983  Black Wine, Dark Harvest, 1986
A Night of Dark Intent Tales from the Nightside Futura 1988  
Night's Swift Dragons Nightmare Seasons Doubleday 1982  
Now and Again in Summer Fantasy Tales, v.10 #1, ) Robinson 1988  The Year's Best Horror Stories: XVII, DAW, 1989; The Giant Book of Fantasy Tales, The Book Company, 1996
Now There Comes a Darker Day Nightmare Seasons Doubleday 1982  
Old Friends Tales from the Nightside Futura 1988  
The Old Men Know Masques #1   1984  The Best of Masques, Berkley, 1988
One Life, in an Hourglass The Bradbury Chronicles  Roc 1991  Best New Horror 3, Carroll & Graf, 1992; The Giant Book of Best New Horror, Magpie, 1993
One Spring in Wyoming Aboriginal SF    Feb/
Mar 1987
 
The Other Room Mummy! Arbor House 1980 Tales of the Dead, Crown/Bonanza, 1986
Out There Cutting Edge Doubleday 1986  
Peacemaker Borderlands 2 Borderlands Press 1991  New Masterpieces of Horror, Barnes & Noble, 1996
Penny Daye Fantasycon X Programme Booklet Fantasycon X 1985 The Year's Best Horror Stories XIV, DAW, 1986; Horrorstory Volume 5, Underwood-Miller, 1989
Pinto Rider When the Black Lotus Blooms Unnameable Press 1990  
Poor Thing Night Visions 1 Dark Harvest 1984  
The Price of a Toy Twilight Zone    April
1986
 
Pride F&SF   May 1982 Black Wine, Dark Harvest, 1986; The Best Horror Stories From The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, St. Martin's, 1988
Quietly Now The Arbor House Necropolis   1981 Tales of the Dead, Crown/Bonanza, 1986; The Mammoth Book of Zombies, Robinson, 1993
Riding the Black, Millennium Voyager   1997 The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Eleventh Annual Collection, St. Martinís, 1998
The Sheeted Dead In the Field of Fire Tor 1987  
Snowman, Gaslight & Ghosts 1988 World Fantasy Con Robinson Pub. 1988 The Year's Best Fantasy: Second Annual Collection, St. Martin's, 1989; The Year's Best Horror Stories: XVII, DAW, 1989
The Soft Sound of Wings In the Shadow of the Gargoyle Ace 1998  
Something There Is Tales from the Nightside Arkham House 1981 Tales from the Nightside, Futura, 1988; 100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories, Barnes & Noble, 1993
Sometimes, in the Rain Northern Frights 2 Mosaic Press 1994 Reprinted: The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Eighth Annual Collection, St. Martin's, 1995; The Best New Horror: Volume Six, Raven, 1995
Sons Confederacy of the Dead Roc 1993  
Spinning Tales with the Dead Prime Evil NAL 1988  
This Old Man Night Cry    Spring 1987  
Thou Need Not Fear My Kisses, Love Nightmare Seasons Doubleday 1982  
The Three of Tens F&SF    Dec 1975  Reprinted: Tales from the Nightside, Futura, 1988
To Laugh With You, Dear Night Visions 1 Dark Harvest 1984  
A Voice Not Heard IASFM   Sept 1984  
What Are Deaths For Night Visions  Dark Harvest 1984  
When All the Children Call My Name The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series V DAW 1977 Reprinted: Tales from the Nightside, Futura, 1988
White Wolf Calling  F&SF   April 1975  Reprinted: Tales from the Nightside, Futura, 1988

 
Notes on Short Stories:
 
1. Over two dozen stories have been nominated for science fiction and fantasy awards.
2. Confess the Seasons received the World Fantasy Award for Best Novella.
3. A Crowd of Shadows received the Nebula Award for Best Short Story.
4. A Glow of Candles, A Unicorn's Eye received the Nebula Award for Best Novelette.
5. A Crowd of Shadows was optioned by NBC-TV for a television movie.
6. Temperature Days On Hawthorne Street was adapted for television's Tales From the Darkside.


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