Category Archives: Fantasy

“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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“A Place Where the Sky Never Ends,” Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker for June 11, 2021.

A Place Where the Sky Never Ends by Jeff Baker When you’re sixteen the world can swirl around you. That happened to me literally at the Kansas State Fair in 1978, but I wasn’t planning on it. Mark Dundee and … Continue reading

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“What We Found In the Back Room of Viterbo’s Pawn and Loan.” Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story for June 2021 by Jeff Baker.

What We Found in the Back Room at Viterbo’s Pawn and Loan by Jeff Baker When you work in essentially a large concrete box with a big window it gets hot, even in the winter. I’d worked at the old … Continue reading

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“Pirouette” With Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker (June 3, 2021)

Computer’s going into the shop, so I’m posting this a day early. And I’m still celebrating my 5th anniversary posting these weekly stories: the prompt pic was off the old Monday Flash Fiction site just before I started playing along. … Continue reading

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“Bus Stop,” My Fifth Anniversary Post on Monday/Friday Flash Fics. May 28th, 2021

                Bus Stop                                                 By Jeff Baker                                              (A Bryce Going Story)           At least the rain had stopped, I thought. And we were in a city, I wasn’t sure which one. I hoped it wasn’t Philly or New York; … Continue reading

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Meet the Housewife Of the Year for Friday Flash Fics (April 30, 2021) by Jeff Baker

                                    Housewife of the Year                                          By Jeff Baker                                                       “Me? Housewife Of the Year? Oh, my word! I mean, I never expected! Why yes, I read Suburb and Garden Magazine every month but I never expected to find your … Continue reading

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Hop With The Rabbits for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. April 16, 2021

                       Saint Rabbit’s Eve                                          (A Food Garden Court Story)                                                 By Jeff Baker             Skid hated working double shifts and hated working at night, especially the Thursday before the 34th. That made it St. Rabbit’s Eve and he … Continue reading

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