You know, there is an AWFUL lot of free stuff already out there, if your conscience is likely to give you hell for torrenting.
Here’s 5 short stories. Here’s the whole of the Graveyard Book. Here are links to several other short stories and novelettes online, along with lots of other audio and video stuff: http://www.openculture.com/2011/12/neil_gaimans_free_short_stories.html
And here are the 12 stories in A CALENDAR OF TALES.
And you could also support your local community by going to the library, where a librarian will, I suspect, be only too happy to give you books by me to read for free.