Category Archives: Fiction

“Entr’acte” in Rainbow Snippets by Jeff Baker. May 21, 2022.

May 20, 2022 I managed to miss last week, but I’m back. Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or a work of somebody else’s that has at least one LGBT character at Rainbow … Continue reading

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Old Man River Walks the Mall, Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker for May 20, 2022

Old Man River by Jeff Baker (A Food Garden Court Story) The sun was streaming through the skylight in the Mall as T’amec finished filling one of the canisters with shredded, cooked meat. No customers yet, and most of the … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Draw Challenge for May 2022—The Results!!

The results are in! The draws of the May 2022 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were: A Thriller Set in an Alien Palace Involving a Bear Trap. Our bear friend in the picture above is too leery to be trapped, but other beings … Continue reading

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A Thriller, a Bear Trap and an Alien Palace: “Bear Trap” by Jeff Baker. Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story for May 2022.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The draws for the May Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were A Thriller Involving a Bear Trap Set in an Alien Palace. Here’s what I came up with… Bear Trap by Jeff Baker How the hell am I getting … Continue reading

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Running Fast With Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. (Friday May 13, 2022)

Running Fast By Jeff Baker The grass, trees and bushes were a blur as Jakeem clung tightly to the horse. How much further, he wondered? Beneath him, the horse Clyde was breathing hard. Jakeem wasn’t sure what was in the … Continue reading

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Hear “The Rubaiyat of Joseph Zachary Barstow” for Friday Flash Fics. By Jeff Baker, May 6, 2022.

The Rubaiyat of Joseph-Zachary Barstow (A Bryce Going Story) by Jeff Baker I first kissed a guy in public the day of the Bicentennial, July Fourth, Nineteen Seventy-Six. We thought we were alone. I had a job working at a … Continue reading

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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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“Something Up in Barracuda Flats, Part Two.” Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, April 30, 2022,

FFF Something Up in Barracuda Flats Part Two by Jeff Baker AUTHOR’S NOTE: In part one of this serial,https://authorjeffbaker.com/2021/07/02/something-is-up-in-barracuda-flats-for-friday-flash-fics-july-2-2021-by-jeff-baker/ Murdoch has been called out to Barracuda Flats to investigate strange doings at a ranch. Very strange for the post-Civil War … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippet for April 23, 2022: “Ticklish Days,” by Skip Hanford.

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=7233704850032848&notif_id=1650674708101991&notif_t=group_activity&ref=notif Something a little different, definitely PG-13 this week. From my (as “Skip Hanford”) science fiction/BDSM … Continue reading

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