Category Archives: Fantasy

Running With a Fox for Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker. April 24, 2020.

When He Reached The Town-O By Jeff Baker   There was no moon, just a starry sky. Dark, the way the Fox liked it. He smiled to himself; with any luck there would be rabbit or egg or fowl for … Continue reading

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More Progress Reports, Jeff Baker, April 20, 2020.

The planned daily (or near-daily) writing progress report has good news tonight (or early this morning—I keep odd hours!) I finished this week’s Friday Flash Fics story, and it looks good! I also worked on the major story I started … Continue reading

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Along Comes a Steampunk Spider. April 2020’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story by Jeff Baker

Note: The prompts for the April Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (thanks Cait Gordon!) were a steampunk story involving a spider set at an apothecary. I send my thanks to Jan Grape for her input and suggestions which made the story … Continue reading

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Voyage Into Doubt: Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, April 11, 2020.

Wanderer’s Bay By Jeff Baker We’d traded our sloop in on something with an engine and had spent about a day fishing in the open sea. I guess that was my Stepdad’s idea of “bonding,” and it largely worked. Then … Continue reading

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Futuristic High-Rise for Friday Flash Fics, April 2, 2020, by Jeff Baker.

  Exeunt From A Silver High Rise: A Gentlewoman Steps Forward By Jeff Baker   Author’s Note: This week’s picture, a futuristic tower, made me think of a corporate high-rise and The Jetsons. And I’d been thinking of Shakespeare and … Continue reading

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Short Stories from “Invisible Men,” (1960) edited by Basil Davenport. Reviewed by Jeff Baker (Part Four.)

Basil Davenport’s “Invisible Men.” (Part Four.) Sturgeon and O’Brien. By Jeff Baker A Topical Note: While I highly recommend this anthology, I would ask that you forgo buying it on Amazon, as their employees are currently (as of March 31, … Continue reading

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The Cat Came Back; Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker for March 27, 2020.

The Cat Came Back By Jeff Baker   I’d never slept in a church before, especially not a deserted one, but it beat spending another night on the street. Anyway it was cold in the city and I didn’t want … Continue reading

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