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Going to School With a Paranormal Octopus: Results for the August Flash Fiction Draw Challenge. August 15, 2022.

The draws for the August 2022 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were: A Paranormal Story Set in an Abandoned Grade School Involving a Stuffed Octopus E. H. Timms wrote “Lost and Found.” https://thinkingthinking123.blogspot.com/2022/08/flash-fic-challenge-lost-and-found.html And I wrote “Sushi.” https://authorjeffbaker.com/2022/08/14/flash-fiction-draw-challenge-story-for-august-2022-sushi-by-jeff-baker-august-14-2022/ Anyone wants to … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story for August 2022: “Sushi,” by Jeff Baker. (August 14, 2022.)

Sushi by Jeff Baker “She’s in here. I can tell.” Becky said, looking tall in her green dress, contrasting with the dark hallways the three of them had just walked through. The classroom was dingy and smelled. The old school … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets for August 14, 2022: “The Lake at Evening,” by Jeff Baker

Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or a work of someone else’s that has at least one LGBT character, posted on the Rainbow Snippets page, here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/963484217054974 This is another one from a … Continue reading

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Sunflowers. Be Careful With These! Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. August 12, 2022.

Sunflowers by Jeff Baker The cloud moved from in front of the sun, spreading light and warmth on the suburban driveway. At the end of the drive stood the two tall sunflowers. The slightly taller of the two sent a … Continue reading

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August 2022 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge from Jeff Baker. August 8th, 2022.

First, let’s get to the prompts (a day late!) for August 2022. Then the usual explanation. A Paranormal Story Set in an Abandoned Grade School Involving a Stuffed Octopus Hi! I’m Jeff Baker. I also write as Mike Mayak. I’m … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets Rides “The Grey Ferris.” Jeff Baker, August 6, 2022.

Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or a work of someone else’s that has at least one LGBT character, posted on the Rainbow Snippets page, here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/963484217054974 I wrote this one from a … Continue reading

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“The High Top” by Mike Mayak for Friday Flash Fics, August 5th, 2022.

(I put this week’s story under my pen-name “Mike Mayak” who hasn’t been getting enough attention lately.) The High Top by Mike Mayak The customers stared as the two walked into the barbershop. “Hey, guys,” Anthony said. “This is my … Continue reading

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“But Not a Drop to Drink.” Rainbow Snippets from Jeff Baker for July 30, 2022.

Rainbow Snippets for July 30, 2022. Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or a work of someone else’s that has at least one LGBT character, posted on the Rainbow Snippets page, here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/RainbowSnippets/?multi_permalinks=7692389787497683&notif_id=1659146476310253&notif_t=group_activity&ref=notifContinue reading

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“But Not a Drop to Drink…” Friday Flash Fics at Demeter’s Bar by Jeff Baker, July 30, 2022. (Saturday, but…)

But Not A Drop to Drink by Jeff Baker (A Demeter’s Bar Story) “Could it get any hotter?” somebody at the bar asked. “Only if we all press together,” Paco said, sipping his beer. About five of us were sitting … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets: “Corn Maiden” by Jeff Baker. July 23, 2022.

Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or a work of someone else’s that has at least one LGBT character, posted on the Rainbow Snippets page, here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/963484217054974 We join two Native American twenty-somethings … Continue reading

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