Monthly Archives: July 2020

McGuffin’s Goal; Friday Flash Fics for July 31, 2020 by Jeff Baker.

McGuffin’s Goal By Jeff Baker   It was late afternoon in the club and somehow the talk had become nostalgic and had therefore turned to football. Delmar and Aubrey-Smith were recounting their (largely exaggerated) days of glory on the pitch … Continue reading

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I Get Interviewed!!!

I forgot to post here from a week ago (after posting it everywhere else! 🙂 ) The Two Gay Geeks, Keith Lane and Ben Ragunton, interviewed me a few months ago for their regular podcast and we had a grand … Continue reading

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At Long Last! A Progress Report from Jeff Baker! July 26, 2020.

Okay! Last couple of weeks I’ve been largely lazy, avoiding working on the mystery story i was going to have finished “over the weekend” about a month ago. I finished the first draft tonight, and while it looks like a … Continue reading

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The Infernal Machine; Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, July 24, 2020.

The Infernal Machine By Jeff Baker     July 25, 2376 To: Oblivion Co. Head Office From: Riley Arbuthnot R.E.: Capuchin Asteroid.   Dear Mr. Baden-Baden: Made it to the Capuchin Asteroid and it is HUGE! Artificial atmosphere just like … Continue reading

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Opening Day, 2020.

By Jeff Baker July 23, 2020   Imagine the scene: Black-and-white, midsummer, evening. A large, American ballpark. Empty seats with cardboard cutouts filling the stands. Camera zip-pans to SERLING, standing in front of the closed hot dog stand. SERLING: “Opening … Continue reading

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Encounter The Warrior of Frog Island—If You Dare! Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, July 17, 2020.

The Warrior of Frog Island By Jeff Baker   I had been travelling for months, days of exploration and adventure and nights where a bed-chamber was a luxury if it had a roof overhead, when after a small trip by … Continue reading

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Progress Report for July 16, 2020 by Jeff Baker.

July 14 and July 16 I worked on the new Friday Flash Fiction story. This one done in the style of Washington Irving, or at least, of one of his travelogues. That’s it for now.    

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Progress Report, July 6-12, 2020 from Jeff Baker.

Okay. Not much progress this past week. Tightened up the interview with Anthony Cardno  Posted as my Queer Sci Fi column, (thanks Anthony!), wrote the Friday Flash Fics story for last Friday and wrote the July Flash Fiction Draw Challenge … Continue reading

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Hunting the Snark in a Car Lot With a Brick; The Flash Fiction Draw Challenge for July 2020 by Jeff Baker

The Hunting of the Snark By Jeff Baker Another story for the monthly challenge where we draw three cards indicating a genre, a location and an object, all of whom must appear in a 1000 word or less story. The … Continue reading

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Chasing the Vampire for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, July 10, 2020.

  Mystery at Castle Dracula By Jeff Baker   The cloud-enshrouded mountains parted like curtains as our carriage proceeded towards the dark castle. “They never hole up in a convenient motel near a pool, do they?” Jessie said sarcastically. “Sometimes … Continue reading

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