Category Archives: Fiction

“When the Wind Blows” for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker (July 30, 2021)

Note: I grabbed the picture for this week from the old Monday Flash Fics page from before I ever started posting there. Thanks to Brigham Vaughn for posting the original picture! When the Wind Blows the Cradle Will Rock by … 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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The Reidels Investigate in “Looking For the Yellow House,” for Friday Flash Fiction by Jeff Baker. July 9, 2021.

Looking For the Yellow House by Jeff Baker (A Donna and Sean Reidel Mystery) “You take that way, I’ll take this way.” Donna Reidel pointed and her husband Sean nodded. They were tired, hungry and spattered in mud. The last … 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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Something Is Up in Barracuda Flats, for Friday Flash Fics, July 2, 2021 by Jeff Baker.

Something Up in Barracuda Flats by Jeff Baker I inhaled on the cheroot and blew the smoke out the open train window. I stared at the scenery. “Travel” certainly came from “travail,” no doubt about it. I’d had easier rides … Continue reading

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“Moon Take Thy Flight” for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, June 25, 2021.

Moon Take Thy Flight by Jeff Baker (A Demeter’s Bar Story) “I’ve been to the Moon, you know,” the old man sitting at the bar said sipping a whiskey. Even for Demeter’s Bar that was an off-the-wall statement. Zack, the … 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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