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“Tick, Tick, Tick…” Running out of Time for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. (November 5, 2021)

Running out of Time by Jeff Baker Roy stood there in the near dark listening to the ticking. Which way? Which way? He could hear his breathing, feel his tensed muscles and hear the relentless soft ticking. He still had … Continue reading

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Sleuth Sayers Spreads the Word! Jeff Baker, November 3, 2021.

Sleuth Sayers has done me the kindness of asking me to write a column for them about my recent story about Solar Pons, the local publicity I received for it and the background of Pons and his creator, August Derleth. … Continue reading

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A Long-Delayed Progress Report, Covering Sept/Oct. 2021. (November 3rd, 2021, by Jeff Baker)

I haven’t posted a regular one of these since mid-September, although I did post a couple of the live blogging things. So, here’s a catch-up post. Since September 15th I’ve written several Friday Flash Fiction stories (including two for Halloween.) … Continue reading

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Avram Davidson Universe; a Unique Podcast (Because Davidson Was Unique!) By Jeff Baker, November 3, 2021.

Avram Davidson was, unique. And that’s a cliche in his case! Fortunately, there is a podcast (operated by his godson, Seth Davis) called “Avram Davidson Universe” where this award-winning writer of fantasy, science fiction and mystery (and winner of multiple … Continue reading

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“Mysteries Men Can Only Guess At.” An Encounter for Halloween Night. Friday Flash Fics for October 29, 2021, by Jeff Baker

Mysteries Men Can Only Guess At by Jeff Baker The Moon was rising and the three black-garbed women at the table sipped their drinks. “I’ll tell you, Maila,” Cassie said. “I don’t know how you put up with him for … Continue reading

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Another Progress Report Supplement, from Jeff Baker (October 27, 2021)

Day Two; Around 11:09 pm CDT (I Know What You’re Thinking) Magnum P.I. playing on TV again and I am deep into writing this story and live blogging about it. (Same as yesterday/this morning.) Been at it about forty-five minutes … Continue reading

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A Progress Report Supplement, by Jeff Baker. October 26, 2021.

INTRODUCTION: Deep In The Plak Tow. My friend Jerome Stueart is a writer and artist, and he has been doing livestream videos of creating some of his artworks. (I have one, he’s good.) I wanted to do something like that, … Continue reading

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A Rainbow Snippets Post, from Jeff Baker (October 25, 2021.)

I just joined Rainbow Snippets! I’m not sure exactly how this works or when the regular schedule is, but I’m supposed to post six sentences from either an LGBT WIP or another LGBT work of fiction. This is from a … Continue reading

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Halloween Reading, Recommended by Jeff Baker. (October 24, 2021.)

Spooky Stories I Like by Jeff Baker I’ve done this before and (hopefully) I won’t be repeating myself from earlier years. This is a list of a few scary (okay mildly spooky) short-stories for Halloween. “The Cask of Amontillado” by … Continue reading

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“Trick and/or Treat” Friday Flash Fics (and Fiction) by Jeff Baker for October 22, 2021. (or is that 1975…)

Trick and Or Treat by Jeff Baker I turned fifteen years old the week before Halloween, Nineteen-Seventy-Five. I felt like an adult. I wasn’t, but you couldn’t tell fifteen-year old me anything. Trick-or-treating was for little kids, I had done … Continue reading

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