Category Archives: Fantasy

“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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The Plain Old Power of Unbelief. Two Stories by Arthur and Kuttner. October 7, 2021 by Jeff Baker

The Plain Old Power of Unbelief By Jeff Baker I just finished reading a short-story, a science-fantasy story by Henry Kuttner titled “The Uncanny Power of Edwin Cobalt.” I stumbled across a mention of the basic plot somewhere and it … Continue reading

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Listen For “The Harps of Lameggishire” for Friday Flash Fics, September 17, 2021 by Jeff Baker

Again, thanks to Anthony Cardno for this week’s picture! The Harps of Lameggishire by Jeff Baker The field was green, the bright green of Summer. The grass was tall and the chattering of the daybugs was in the Summer air. … Continue reading

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“Monmouth” for Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker. September 10, 2021

Monmouth by Jeff Baker When I was ten years old we moved into the big old house just outside of town where my Aunt and Uncle had lived. It was a blast for a little kid; Made of big timbers, … Continue reading

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“McGuffin’s Big Deal.” Friday Flash Fics for September 3, 2021 by Jeff Baker

McGuffin’s Big Deal by Jeff Baker It was late Spring when Delmar and I walked into the Billiards Room at the club, talking softly about some big land deal he had just made. Doubtless so he could stare at the … Continue reading

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The Events at the Cathedral of St. Dion On the Prairie. Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker for August 20th, 2021.

The Events at the Cathedral of Saint Dion-On-The-Prairie By Jeff Baker People traveling down what locals just call The Old Highway, located between Kingman and Millington in Western Kansas, will take note of a structure that is at times mistaken … Continue reading

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“In a Van By the River” for Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker. July 23, 2021

In a Van By the River by Jeff Baker Day Three: It’s evening. It’s beautiful. I can hear the water lapping the bank, if you can call a rice paddy a bank. My ancestors were here over three hundred years … Continue reading

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“Mystery at Castle Dracula,” Conclusion. Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker, July 16, 2021

Mystery at Castle Dracula, Conclusion by Jeff Baker The Story So Far: Vampire hunters Jessie Skedderis and Shawn Rodriguez have traveled to Transylvania, accepting a mysterious invitation at what may be Castle Dracula. But the servant Wilhelm is a real … Continue reading

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Battle Crime With The Dustman! Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story for July, 2021 from Jeff Baker. July 7th, 2021.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The draws for this month’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (Thank you, Jeffrey Ricker!) were a comedy set in a car trunk involving a vacuum cleaner. I’ve used a lot of song titles as story titles but I never … Continue reading

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The Wind Blows Across the Prairie for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, June 18, 2021.

The Wind Across the Prairie Whistling In the Tall, Tall Grass By Jeff Baker (A Billy Gonzalez story) I hadn’t been to the trailer just outside Pending, Kansas in about five years but I’d lived there the summer after I’d … Continue reading

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