Category Archives: Fantasy

Angel Martinez reads an Unsettling “Arrangement” by Jeff Baker. April 29, 2022.

Angel Martinez does a weekly Friday reading on her webpage. Here, she again reads one of my stories: “Arrangement In Black and Gray.” My serious thanks to Angel for her fine reading of this story! Here it is. Better turn … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets, April 30th, 2022. “Will You Still Respect Me…” by Jeff Baker

Rainbow Snippets April 30, 2022 Every week we post six lines of a work of ours, or a recommendation of a work of someone else’s on “Rainbow Snippets,” here:https://www.facebook.com/groups/RainbowSnippets/?multi_permalinks=7268901533179846&notif_id=1651353382055545&notif_t=group_activity&ref=notif This week, another of my weekly flash fictions from a picture … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets: “Hope Echoes” from “Three Left Turns to Nowhere.” from Jeff Baker, April 8, 2022.

Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or published, or a recommendation of someone else’s work with at least one LGBT character. Posted at Rainbow Snippets here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/963484217054974 We’ve been posting from the new … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets “Scavenger Hunt” from “Three Left Turns to Nowhere”

Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or published, or a recommendation of someone else’s work with at least one LGBT character. Posted at Rainbow Snippets here:https://www.facebook.com/groups/963484217054974 Last week we started looking at the … Continue reading

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Soup, a Barn and a Bouquet. And a Goose. Story by Jeff Baker from (yet another prompt!) March 30, 2022.

Is It Soup Yet? By Jeff Baker You should be careful when you pick wildflowers. I sat there on the bale of hay in the barn watching Charlie’s cousin mix up the broth in the pan on the little fire … Continue reading

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“Three Left Turns to Nowhere” from Bold Strokes Books. Jeff Baker, March 16, 2022.

Just got my autographed (thanks, Jeff!) copy of “Three Left Turns to Nowhere” from Bold Strokes Books. The anthology features three interconnected Gay romantic novellas set in the same little town. Three groups of strangers on their way to a … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Draw Challenge March 2022—The Results! (The Stories!) —–Jeff Baker, March 15, 2022.

First, a recap: The draws for the March 2022 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were A Horror or Dark Fantasy Set at the Bottom of the Ocean Including a Broadsword. Participants had a week (or more, I posted the draws way … Continue reading

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“Swords Beneath the Ocean.” Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story for March 2022 from Jeff Baker. March 14, 2022

Swords Beneath the Ocean by Jeff Baker AUTHOR’S NOTE: The draws for the March Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were a Horror or Dark Fantasy, set at the Bottom of the Ocean, involving a Broadsword. So I drew my sword and … Continue reading

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Every Dog Has His Day, a Friday Flash Fiction Romp by Jeff Baker (March 11, 2022)

Every Dog Has His Day by Jeff Baker Snow flurries were skittering through the air as the huge black dog jumped in the snow. He hadn’t been in snow in a long time. “Cerberus!” came the voice. His master kept … Continue reading

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“Nereus.” New Story by Mike Mayak (a.k.a. Jeff Baker) in Orion’s Beau Quarterly’s Inaugural Issue!

My (as Mike Mayak) latest story “Nereus” appears in the new online magazine “Orion’s Beau, Quarterly,” alongside work by Stephen Mead and Sarah Butkovic in the premiere issue; Spring 2022. My special thanks to editor Solomon Robert for making the … Continue reading

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