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Luminarias shine for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. December 18, 2020.

Luminarias                                                  By Jeff Baker             “How much further?” I asked.             “Not much. This way, just watch your step,” Eric said.             I was watching. There were rocks all over these foothills and it was getting dark fast. I … Continue reading

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“When In Rome,” do the December 2020 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge, by Jeff Baker. (Dec. 11, 2020)

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The draws for December’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (by Cait Gordon, thank you very much!) were a dystopian story (yeah, like that could happen!) set on the Eiffel Tower involving a cane. I’ve been reading a lot of … Continue reading

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“The Library of Amalthea.” Friday Flash Fics for December 11, 2020, from Jeff Baker.

                                           The Library of Amalthea                                                      By Jeff Baker             “Woah!” Skip said. “Look at all those books! Hey, what’s that statue?” he pointed to a small, naked woman reclining on the top of a bookcase.             “A library should … Continue reading

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Progress Report from Jeff Baker, December 9, 2020.

Sat down about 10:00p.m. and wrote the monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story. Sometime around 1245a.m. I wrote two more; one of them the weekly Friday Flash story. Phew! I have a column and a flash story I’m going to … Continue reading

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Progress Report; December 4, 2020 from Jeff Baker

Actually wrote a full story today! Got up early about 5:00a.m., bummed around the web and thought I’d write a bit on the Christmas story I’m planning to post on the web in a couple of weeks. Two hours later … Continue reading

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“On The River,” Friday Flash Fics for December 4, 2020 by Jeff Baker.

              On The River                                           By Jeff Baker                                                 It was hot on the river.             The water was the green of late morning, not yet the gold of afternoon.             Duoaud was grateful for the hat as … Continue reading

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Sort Of Progress Report from Jeff Baker: December 2nd, 2020, 4:56a.m.

Haven’t done any real writing for maybe a week. Thanksgiving and general laziness are the culprits. Did find more time to read; various short stories, one novel and parts of a couple other novels I need to finish reading. Read … Continue reading

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‘Nathan Burgoine’s “Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks,” review by Jeff Baker.

            ‘Nathan Burgoine’s first Y. A. novel “Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks” is another damn good read from this author who is just getting better. It throws a bit of an X-Men curve into a kid’s last days in High … Continue reading

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Oh Stately Bird, a poem for Thanksgiving, from Jeff Baker.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I posted this a few years ago, and wrote it about twenty years ago for Thanksgiving. Enjoy! Oh Stately Bird by Jeff Baker             Oh stately bird             Who is there that does not love you             Our … Continue reading

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“Gobble-Gobble!” Friday Flash Fics from Jeff Baker for November 20, 2020. Happy Thanksgiving!

                             Gobble-Gobble                                By Jeff Baker                                       “Hello? This is special agent Gobbler calling agent Goosey-Loosey. I’ve found Agent Tom Turkey, and it doesn’t look pretty. Yeah, like we figured. Plucked. Stuffed. Cooked. No, not the Pellegrini Boys, not … Continue reading

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