Category Archives: Fantasy

“Long Time No See.” Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, February 26, 2021.

                   Long Time No See                                      By Jeff Baker                      I looked around the decorated gym; streamers and banners proclaiming “Welcome Class of 84!” And “Thirty Years Since College.” Dancing couples, loud music from a band and three girls I … Continue reading

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Chasing the Daughters of the Sun for Friday Flash Fics, February 19, 2021 by Jeff Baker.

                               The Sun Dogs                                  By Jeff Baker             Grandfather was sitting in his chair under the tree a ways from the house when the kids ran up to him excitedly.             “Gran’pa! We saw it! We saw three Suns … Continue reading

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No Pain, No Gain with Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker for February 12, 2021.

                                        No Pain, No Gain                                                   By Jeff Baker             It was never a good thing when someone called your name in this place.             Jim had been sitting on the weight bench after his morning workout, rubbing his … Continue reading

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Your Table is Waiting for Friday Flash Fics: “Faeries at the Bottom of My Garden” by Jeff Baker, January 29, 2021.

                            There Are Faeries at the Bottom of My Garden                                                                                                                                                                                                                 By Jeff Baker             The lunch rush at Food Garden Court (“Eat Inside Where It Looks Like You’re Outside”) had thinned out and Mr. Spurgeon called Skid and … 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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“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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“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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“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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