Category Archives: Fantasy

Uncovering an Ancient Mystery for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, July 3, 2020.

Through the Ancient Desert of the Stars By Jeff Baker Arikos stared up at the window, as the sunlight streamed down through it. Late afternoon and he remembered when he had been a young boy in here, taking instruction and … Continue reading

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Short-Stories by L. Frank Baum, an Imaginary Anthology Compiled by Jeff Baker.

I’ve been reading a lot of L. Frank Baum’s short-stories in the last few months. Most of these stories, by the author of “The Wizard of Oz” are not as well-known, even though there is a Collected Short-Stories out there … Continue reading

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Encounter on a Moonless Night: Friday Flash Fics, June 26, 2020 by Jeff Baker

On a Night When the Moons Were Not In the Sky By Jeff Baker   The night was dark; racing clouds blotting out the stars. Zoras was grateful for the shifting starlight and for the fact that he knew the … Continue reading

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“Bees” are Buzzing for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. June 19, 2020.

Bees By Jeff Baker The ground was getting very warm, the sum was very bright and the young man in the red shorts was laying on his back, spread-eagled. He wasn’t restrained, but there was an acre of bees quietly … Continue reading

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Masque: Friday Flash Fics for June 12, 2020 by Jeff Baker

The Masquers of Clouds By Jeff Baker   The clouds were here before we were. They have soared over the Midwestern prairie, over its highways, over its furrowed ground waving wheat, over the processions of tribes, over the masses of … Continue reading

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The Travels of Galahad the Squirrel. June 2020s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story by Jeff Baker

  The Travels of Galahad the Squirrel By Jeff Baker   AUTHOR’S NOTE: If you’re just joining us, the monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (presided over by Cait Gordon, thank you very much!) involves the drawing of three cards, each … Continue reading

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Wings On His Feet for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker: An anniversary post, May 22, 2020.

With Wings on His Feet By Jeff Baker   The rain had stopped and the air was humid. Andre bounced on one foot, then the other and looked up and down the city street. He shook himself, feeling himself loosen. … Continue reading

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The Parliament of Gulls. Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker for May 15, 2020.

The Parliament of Gulls By Jeff Baker   Since time immemorial, the seagulls have swarmed over the beaches, particularly near people, awaiting their food scraps or offerings of tidbits. But also, since seagulls took flight, there has been the Parliament … Continue reading

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Caught a Goof! Progress Report May 10, 2020 by Jeff Baker.

Making serious progress on the historical mystery, just by plowing through it and not bothering to check through the MS for continuity, but I did tonight and I’m glad: I have our introduction to the suspects (soon-to-be-suspects) slipped in by … Continue reading

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“The Further Adventures of Compost Boy,” by Jeff Baker. Flash Fiction Draw Challenge for May, 2020.

(Note: The three prompts drawn by Cait Gordon this month were an Action/Adventure involving a silk garment at a Fandom Gathering. I actually had a sequel made to order for an earlier story. Here it is!)   The Further Adventures … Continue reading

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