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Progress Report, January 15, 2021 from Jeff Baker.

Not much progress, but more than I though I’d have: Wrote the Friday Flash Fics story for January 15th, probably going to be a serial novel. Not long enough to be a full-blown book, but I’m having a surprising amount … Continue reading

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“Mystery at Castle Dracula,” Part Two by Jeff Baker for Friday Flash Fics, January 15, 2021.

“Mystery at Castle Dracula,” Part Two by Jeff Baker Author’s Note: Armed with an heirloom Star of David which protects him against vampires (blessed from a lost book of the Kabballah) vampire-hunter Sean Rodriguez and his partner Jessie Skedderis have … Continue reading

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I Owe a Lot to Iowa Pot; Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story for January 2021 by Jeff Baker (January 11, 2020)

Author’s Note: The draws for the January 2021 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (Drawn by this year’s moderator, Jeffrey Ricker—read his books!) were a Fairy Tale, set in a big-city studio apartment, including a potted plant. I had family near Des … Continue reading

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Lounging By the Pool for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. (January 8th. 2021.)

The Stone Hippopotamus by Jeff Baker             I was in my third year of service to the Sultan of Aldabad, and so my duties mainly involved tending to the grounds adjacent to the Royal Palace and making certain the local … Continue reading

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New Year, New Progress Report from Jeff Baker (January 5, 2021)

Haven’t been writing much lately; took a week or two off. Got lazy. But, I roused myself this week and finished the Queer Sci-Fi column for January, and wrote the week’s Friday Flash Fics story. Both while I was waiting … Continue reading

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New Year’s 2021—-by Jeff Baker

To end this hideous year we did a whole lot of nothing. Took a nap from about five P.M. to nine P.M. Fireworks had popped occasionally all day. Got up and watched “Quantum Leap” reruns ’till midnight. Fireworks really started … Continue reading

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Watching Pete Beard’s Wonderful (and informative!) videos. December 30, 2020 by Jeff Baker.

One of the good things that happened in 2020 is I stumbled across the videos of artist Pete Beard. I’m gathering he’s British and an illustrator himself, and he posts videos about the history of such subjects as Windsor McCay … Continue reading

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“The Prancing and Pawing of Each Little Hoof,” by Jeff Baker, December 22, 2020. (For Friday Flash Fics.)

                              The Prancing and Pawing of Each Little Hoof                                              By Jeff Baker                                                     I wasn’t going home for Christmas that year, and I was working so I didn’t mind. I had decorated my room with a few Christmas … Continue reading

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Progress Report, from Jeff Baker. December 21, 2020.

Not a lot of actual progress to report for the last week or so. I wrote down the opening to a story whose idea I dreamed up almost forty years ago when I got my first car (Has it been … Continue reading

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“Beer For Christmas.” by Jeff Baker. (An oldie.)

NOTE: I wrote this quite a while back and posted this here a few years ago. It seems like time to post it again! Merry Christmas! —–jsb          Beer For Christmas                                                 By Jeff Baker             We left Santa beer … Continue reading

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