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Progress Report from Jeff Baker; June 14, 2021

Wrote a couple of the weekly Flash Fiction pieces as well as the Monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story. Did that one fast–I based it a little on a story I was going to send to Weird Tales in the … Continue reading

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“A Place Where the Sky Never Ends,” Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker for June 11, 2021.

A Place Where the Sky Never Ends by Jeff Baker When you’re sixteen the world can swirl around you. That happened to me literally at the Kansas State Fair in 1978, but I wasn’t planning on it. Mark Dundee and … Continue reading

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“What We Found In the Back Room of Viterbo’s Pawn and Loan.” Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story for June 2021 by Jeff Baker.

What We Found in the Back Room at Viterbo’s Pawn and Loan by Jeff Baker When you work in essentially a large concrete box with a big window it gets hot, even in the winter. I’d worked at the old … Continue reading

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“Pirouette” With Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker (June 3, 2021)

Computer’s going into the shop, so I’m posting this a day early. And I’m still celebrating my 5th anniversary posting these weekly stories: the prompt pic was off the old Monday Flash Fiction site just before I started playing along. … Continue reading

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Progress Report as of May 29, 2021 from Jeff Baker

Computer was in the shop for a few days and I got lazy. Nonetheless in the last couple of weeks I did a little research for a long story/novel I may or may not write, finished and sent off a … Continue reading

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“Bus Stop,” My Fifth Anniversary Post on Monday/Friday Flash Fics. May 28th, 2021

                Bus Stop                                                 By Jeff Baker                                              (A Bryce Going Story)           At least the rain had stopped, I thought. And we were in a city, I wasn’t sure which one. I hoped it wasn’t Philly or New York; … Continue reading

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Blowing Smoke With Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker (May 21, 2021)

                                          Blowing Smoke                                             By Jeff Baker             “It looks like smoke,” Jonny Kilbassie said.             “I know,” Big Dave said. “That’s why they call it the Cigarette Nebula. The wonder of this part of the Galaxy.”             Big Dave, … Continue reading

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Progress Report, May 17, 2021 from Jeff Baker

Surprised myself and started a longer short-story when the market dropped into my lap. Deadline’s the end of this month and all I have to do is the middle. Wrote a little on the baseball story I’m aiming at the … Continue reading

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To Everything Turn, Turn, Turn. Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, May 14, 2021.

                                  To Everything, Turn, Turn, Turn                                             By Jeff Baker             “So, how long has your brother been missing?” she asked.             He grinned for a moment, it almost sounded like an old radio show.             “About six months now,” … Continue reading

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Progress Report from Jeff Baker, May 8, 2021.

Got about three flash fictions done as well as two columns. I’m working on yet another column and another Friday Flash Fics story, the one that’s due Friday. I was lamenting that I hadn’t worked on a lot of fiction … Continue reading

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