Short Stories and Novellas

Bad Weather
Outback Horrors Downunder: Anthology of Antipodean Terrors, edited by Steve Dillon (Things in the Well, 2020)
Time and Tide
Cthulhu Deep Down Under, Volume 2, edited by Steve Proposch, Christopher Sequeira, Bryce Stevens (IFWG Publishing Australia, August, 2018) (More info)
A Man, Totally Alone
The Mammoth Book of Halloween, edited by Stephen Jones (Skyhorse Publications, September 2018) (More info)
Through the God Partition
Cosmos Magazine: The Science of Everything, December, 2015
The Whimper
Novella: Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Double Speak
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror 2015, edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene, Ticonderoga Publications, 2017
After Image
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Footprints in Venom
Insert Title Here, edited by Tehani Wessel, FableCroft Publishing, 2015
Flying Death
Novella: The Rocketeer: Jet-Pack Adventures, edited by Jeff Conner, IDW Publishing, September 2014
The Shark God Covenant
Dimension6 Speculative Fiction e-zine, Coeur de Lion, Issue 3, 2014
Dimension6 Annual 2014
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Dark Mechanics of the Game
Cosmos Magazine: The Science of Everything, Issue 56, April/May 2014
Garuthgonar and the Abyss
Published as e-book by UndeadBackbrain Publications, 2013
Dark Witness
Published as e-book by UndeadBackbrain Publications, 2013
Soul Killer
ZVR Diplomacy, edited by Jeff Conner, IDW Publishing, July 2013
Walking the Dead Beat
Damnation and Dames, edited by Amanda Pillar and Liz Grzyb, Ticonderoga Publications, 2012
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Escena de un Asesinato
Postscripts #28/29: Exotic Gothic 4, edited Danel Olson, PS Publishing 2012
Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2012, ed. Paula Guran, Prime Books, 2013
Focus 2012: Highlights of Australian Short Fiction, FableCroft Publishing, 2013
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Desert Madonna
Anywhere But Earth, edited Keith Stevenson, Coeur de Lion Press, November 2011
Wasting Matilda
Zombie Apocalypse! edited by Stephen Jones, Robinson Press/Mammoth Books UK, and Running Press US, 2010
Haunted Flesh: Stories of the Living Dead, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Professor Cadaveros’ Experiments in Transcendent Mortality as Reflected in Zombie Cinema
Faux “history” of major zombie films, in Continuum: Future Tense convention booklet, February 26–28, 2010
Haunted Flesh: Stories of the Living Dead, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Ego
Scenes From the Second Storey, edited Amanda Pillar and Pete Kempshall, Morrigan Press, September 2010
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Behind Dark Blue Eyes
Exotic Gothic 3, edited Danel Olson, Ash-Tree Press, December 2009
Haunted Flesh: Stories of the Living Dead, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
The Heart of a Child
Faux foreword to The Man Who Collected Psychos: A Critical Essays on Robert Bloch, edited by Benjamin Szumskyj, McFarland Press US, 2009
Desert Madonna
Tales from a Sunburnt Realm, edited by Nigel Read and Shane Jiraiya Cummings, 2009
Kulpunya
Exotic Gothic 2, edited Danel Olson, Ash-Tree Press, 2008
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Creeping in Reptile Flesh

Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books 2008
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
Getting Rid of Mother
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books 2008
Year’s Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy, Fifth Annual Volume, edited by Bill Congreve, MirrorDanse Books, 2010
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Unravelling
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books 2008
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
Lo Que No Asusta

Originally written for Borderlands: That Which Scares Us convention booklet, Perth, 7 to 8 September 2002
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books 2008
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Remainders
Voices, edited by Mark S. Deniz and Amanda Pillar, Morrigan Books, 2008
(comprises six discrete but connected short stories: “1928”, “1948”, “1968”, “1988”, “2008” and “Epilogue”)
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Zombie Au Gratin
Scary Food, edited by Cat Sparks, Agog! Press 2008
Haunted Flesh: Stories of the Living Dead, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Moments of Dying
Black magazine, #1, edited Angela Challis, Brimstone Press 2008 (comprises “First Moment of Dying” [see 2006 below], “Second Moment of Dying”, “Third Moment of Dying”, “Fourth Moment of Dying” and “Last Moment of Dying”)
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Call of Cthulhu’s Mum
Conflux 5 Progress Report 1, Jan 2008
Abandoned
Trust Me!, edited by Paul Collins, 2008
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Fafrotskies
Black Box, edited by Shane Jiraiya Cummings, Brimstone Press, March, 2008
Pseudomelia of the Masses
The Workers’ Paradise, edited by Russell B. Farr and Nick Evans, Ticonderoga Press, 2008
Dear Mary
Conflux 4 Programme Booklet, September 2007
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Flesh and Bone
Daikaiju! 3: Giant Monsters vs the World, Agog! Press/Prime Books, October 2007
Monstrous Bright Tomorrows
In Bad Dreams, edited by Mark Sin Deniz and Sharyn Lilley, October 2007
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Luxury Goods
Fantastic Wonder Stories, edited by Russell B. Farr, Ticonderoga Press, 2007
Gold and Black Ooze
Destination: Prague, edited by Steven Savile, Dr Who: Short Trips series, Big Finish, 2007
God of War
Borderlands #8, 2006
First Moment of Dying
Shadowed Realms #11, edited Angela Challis, 2006
see “Moments of Dying” (2008)
Birthmark
cØck, edited by Keith Stevenson and Andrew Macrae, Coeur de Lion Press, 2006
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Touched
Fables and Reflections #8, edited by Lily Chrywenstrom, 2006
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
In the Service of the Flesh
Aurealis #35, 2005/6
Australian Dark Fantasy and Horror 2007, edited Angela Challis, Brimstone Press, 2007
Haunted Flesh: Stories of the Living Dead, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Cross-currents
Cosmos, Issue 5, November 2005. Now available online.
Galaktika, iss. 222, September 2008, pp. 32-36. Published as “Keresztáramlatok” – translated into Polish by Attila Németh
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Ticonderoga Online, No. 4, June 2005
Cosmos Online, December 2012
Trevor, the Giant Killer: a failed screenplay
Mitch?3: Stories by Writers Who Should Have known Better, March 2005
A Helping Hand
Dark Animus, no. 7, 2005
Got Change?
Orb Speculative Fiction magazine, no. 6, 2004
Regolith
Agog! Smashing Stories, edited by Cat Sparks, Agog! Press, 2004
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Books To Look Out For
Antipodean SF web-zine, No. 69, Feb-March 2004. Note: this issue has been archived.
Lady of the Flies
Oceans of the Mind, no. X, “Australian Authors”, Winter 2003
Galaktika, Sept. 2016. Published as “A Legyek Urnóje” – translated into Polish by Gubó Luca
Howler
Andromedan Spaceways Inflight Magazine, no. 9, 2003
Beware! The Pincushionman
Southern Blood, edited by Bill Congreve, Sandglass Publishing, 2003
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
www.digiflesh.cum
Consensual 2: Come Again, edited by Cathy Cupitt, Stephen Dedman and Elaine Kemp, 2003
The Drift
Orb Speculative Fiction magazine, vol. 5, 2003
JAM Jars
Agog! Terrific Tales, edited by Cat Sparks, Agog! Press, 2003
Heartless
Aurealis No. 31, 2003
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books 2008
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
Haunted Flesh: Stories of the Living Dead, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Writing on the Wall
Dark Animus No. 2, 2003
Nobody’s Car

Ideomancer Speculative Fiction website, featured author, Jan. 2003
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Instructions on Pandora’s Box
Ideomancer Unbound, edited by Chris Clarke and Mikal Trimm, through Fictionwise.com, 2002
Apocalypse with the Lot, Part 2
Fables and Reflections 2, 2002
Waxing Mel Gibson
Mitch?3: Hacks to the Max, 2002
Scrubbed
AustrAlien Absurdities, edited by Chuck McKenzie and Tansy Raynor Roberts, Agog! Press, 2002
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
Line of Sight
Agog! Fantastic Fiction, edited by Cat Sparks, Agog! Press, 2002
Maculate Conception
Passing Strange, edited by Bill Congreve, MirrorDanse Books, 2002
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Housewarming (co-written with Paul Collins)
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Number 7
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Resonance of the Flesh
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Rotten Times
Aurealis 27/28, 2001
Ideomancer Speculative Fiction website, featured author, Feb. 2003
Shortlisted Aurealis Award 2001
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books 2008
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Size Matters
ConSensual, edited by Cathy Cupitt, Stephen Dedman and Elaine Kemp, 2001
The Reckoning of Wisdom: A Parable About Really Important Stuff
Mitch?2: Tarts of the New Millennium, edited and published by Mitch? 2001
Apocalypse with the Lot, Part 1
Fables and Reflections 1, Nov. 2001
That Old Black Graffiti
Tales from the Wasteland, edited by Paul Collins. Hodder Headline Australia, 2000
Shortlisted Aurealis Award 2000
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Ground Underfoot
Aurealis 23, 1999
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Primal Etiquette
Orb Speculative Fiction magazine, issue 0, 1999
Orb: Greatest Hits, issue #8: The Best of Orb, 2010
Occasional Demons
Aurealis 20, 1998, Special Vend-A-Nation issue
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Tamed
Dreaming Downunder, edited by Jack Dann and Janeen Webb, HarperCollins, 1998
Published as e-book by UndeadBackbrain Publications, 2013
A Quickening in Stone
Aboriginal SF, No. 51/52, 1996
Dead in the Glamour of Moonlight
Moonlight Becomes You: Crimes for Summer, edited by Jean Bedford, Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 1995
Sunday Sun-Herald, 28 Jan. 1996
Bonescribes. Years Best Australian Horror. Sydney, MirrorDanse Books, 1996
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Peeking
Strange Fruit, edited by Paul Collins. Ringwood, Vic., Penguin, 1995
The Black Lake’s Fatal Flood
Eidolon 14, 1995
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books 2008
Cthulhu: Deep Down Under, edited by Steve Proposch, Christopher Sequeira and Bryce Stevens, 2014.
Keeping An Eye On The Man In Black
Cold Cuts 2, Sydney Horror Society, 1995
One-Hand Clapping
Panorama Magazine, November 1994
Autopsy
Bloodsongs 1, 1994
serialised in Shadowed Realms e-zine, 2005
Book of Shadows, Volume 1, edited Angela Challis, Brimstone Press, 2006
Rough Trade
Aurealis 13, March 1994
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002
On-line: the Virtuous Medlar Circle, May 2006
Macabre. A Journey Through Australia’s Darkest Fears, edited by Angela Challis and Dr Marty Young, Brimstone Press, 2010
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Rotting Eggplant on the Bottom Shelf of a Fridge
Eidolon 14, 1994
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books, 2008
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
Blurred Lines
Anthology of the Illawarra, edited by Ron Pretty. Wollongong, Five Islands Press, 1994
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Instruments for the Removal of Body Parts
Scarp 1994
A Place For The Dead
Bloodsongs 3, 1994
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Openings
Terror Australis, edited by Leigh Blackmore. Sydney, Hodder & Stoughton, 1993
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Voyeur Night
Crosstown Traffic. Edited by Stuart Coupe, Julie Ogden and Robert Hood, Five Islands Press, 1993
Haunted Flesh: Stories of the Living Dead, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Mamandis Dreaming
Eidolon 12, 1993
Sandcrawlers
Case Re-Opened, edited by Stuart Coupe and Julie Ogden. Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 1993
Rolling Stone magazine, December 1993
Dead Souls, edited by Mark S. Deniz, Morrigan Books, March 2009
Dem Bones
Intimate Armageddons, edited by Bill Congreve. Wollongong, Five Islands Press 1992
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002.
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Inchoate
Commissioned and published in catalogue for the exhibition of Tony Hulls work, Memory, Mammery, Mummery, Wollongong City Gallery 1992
Acts of Concealment
Scarp 20, May 1992
Bloody Hide
A Corpse at the Opera House, edited by Stephen Knight. Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 1992
Groundswell
Aurealis 5, 1991
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books 2008
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
Separating Lenore
Book of Shadows, November 1991
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books 2008
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
The Backroom Boys
Canberra SF Society newsletter, August 1991
Nasty Little Habits
Dark Voices 3: the Pan Book of Horror Stories, edited by David Sutton and Stephen Jones. Pan UK, 1991
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
The Slimelight, and How to Step Into It
Iniquities: the Magazine of Great Wickedness and Wonder, No. 2, 1991
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books 2008
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
Hitmen On Holidays
More Crimes For a Summer Christmas, edited by Stephen Knight. Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 1991
People Magazine, 8 January 1992
Watching Out
Southerly, March 1991
The Death of Clark Kent
Scarp 18, May 1991
Mugger’s Game
Crimes For a Summer Christmas. Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 1990
Womans Day, December 18, 1990
Large print edition of Crimes For a Summer Christmas, 1991
You’re a Sick Man, Mr Antwhistle
Mattoid 36, 1990
The Years Best Horror Stories XIX, edited by Karl Edward Wagner. New York, DAW, 1991
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books 2008
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
The Calling
Redoubt 3, October 1988
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Alphabet Soup
Redoubt 9, May, 1990
Dreams of Death
Alfred Hitchcocks Mystery Magazine, July 1990
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books 2008
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
Grandma and the Girls
Redoubt 5, 1989
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002, revised
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
An Apocalyptic Horse
Southerly, Dec. 1989
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Peripheral Movement in the Leaves under an Orange Tree
Alfred Hitchcocks Mystery Magazine, 1989
Immaterial. Ghost Stories by Robert Hood, MirrorDanse Books 2002
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Dangerous Specimens
The Australian Way, November 1989
Casual Visitors
Scarp 2/2, May 1989
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Altair Australia Books 2008
Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood, Morrigan Press, 2011 (revised and expanded)
Dead End
The Australian Way September 1988
The Golden Dagger Mysteries, Sydney, Century Hutchinson, 1988
The Weekend Australian, 22 October 1988
Day-dreaming on Company Time. Wollongong, Five Islands Press, 1988
The Bulletin, January 1992
The Invasion of Earth AD Nauseam
Day-dreaming on Company Time. Wollongong, Five Islands Press, 1988
Keep It Short
Southerly, December 1988
Run!
Scarp 12, 1988
A Good Friend
Day-dreaming On Company Time. Wollongong, Five Islands Press, 1988
Bad Day for Something New
Scarp 11, 1987
Day-dreaming on Company Time. Wollongong, Five Islands Press, 1988
Ancestor
Puffinalia, 1988
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Juggernaut
Day-dreaming on Company Time, Five Islands Press, 1988
Last Remains
Day-dreaming on Company Time, Five Islands Press, 1988
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
An Old Man and His Dog
Oz-Wide Tales, 1987
Day-dreaming on Company Time, Five Islands Press, 1988
Day-dreaming on Company Time
The Cringe, 1987
Day-dreaming on Company Time, Five Islands Press, 1988
Necropolis
Ghost Stories, Campbelltown City Council, 1986
Day-dreaming on Company Time, Five Islands Press, 1988
Ideomancer Speculative Fiction website, as featured author, March 2003
Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories, edited by Gerry Huntman, IFWG Australia Publishing, 2015
Caesar or Nothing
ABC Radio broadcast 28 February 1975
Day-dreaming on Company Time. Wollongong, Five Islands Press, 1988
Orientation
Canberra Times, 1975
National Times, 1975
Day-dreaming on Company Time, Five Islands Press, 1988