Monthly Archives: May 2019

Something To Howl About for Friday Flash Fics, May 24, 2019 by Jeff Baker

Mareck Silverlock and His All-Wolf Band By Jeff Baker   Young Mareck cleared his throat. “My report is on entertainment of the War Years. This was almost forty years ago. Europa and the American Continent were at war. Things were … Continue reading

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Side-Character Stories. Short-Story Month, Day # 22

By Jeff Baker “And then what happened?” The question which may indicate  that a kid is going to try to become a writer, but writers ask it too. I’m actually thinking about the relationship (just friends) of two characters in a … Continue reading

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“Best-Of” Anthologies I Love. Short-Story Month Day #21

By Jeff Baker I read (and buy) tons of “Best Of The Year” anthologies. We are living in a golden age for Best-Ofs. Here are a few I love: Lethe Press’ fine “Wilde Stories” (Best Gay Speculative Fiction,) “Heiresses of … Continue reading

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More On the Same Theme; Day #20 of Short-Story Month.

By Jeff Baker What short-stories do I want more of? I’ve actually spoken (online) with Steve Berman, asking for more of his series set in the mysterious “Fallen Area,” a part of a city taken over by magic and shunted … Continue reading

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“Not In Kansas Anymore” (Ahem!) Two Masters of the short story for Day #19 of Short-Story Month.

By Jeff Baker (in Wichita, Kansas) For Day # 19 of Short-Story Month, the theme is stories by an author from a country other than your own. I’ll recommend just about anything by two masters of the form. First; “The … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction for Day #18 of Short-Story Month.

By Jeff Baker I love historical fiction, and there are plenty of short-stories in the genre. Steven Saylor wrote a series of novels and short stories set in Ancient Rome featuring Gordianus the Finder, basically a private detective. The short … Continue reading

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Prize Winning Stories for Day #17 of Short-Story Month

By Jeff Baker On the subject of prize winning short stories, while I read the Hugo and Nebula Award anthologies, I generally don’t look for an award as criteria when I’m scoping out fiction to read. But some of the … Continue reading

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