Category Archives: Fiction

“Your Silvery Beams” Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker for October 15th, 2021. (Play this one loud!)

Your Silvery Beams by Jeff Baker The Moon was a pretty good place to hold a concert, no sound outside the auditorium, so they could play as loud as they wanted. I grinned at Duke seated right next to me. … Continue reading

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A Quickie Flash Fiction Draw Story for October 11, 2020 from Jeff Baker. Mooooooo!

Can’t This Cow Go Any Faster? By Jeff Baker As the cow trundled across the unused cornfield, Nick marked of a spot on the map. “Your Dad’s old fountain pen still working?” Alex said. “Best it can jostling around on … Continue reading

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“Orange Is the Color…” Friday Flash Fics Up a Tree by Jeff Baker. October 8, 2021.

Orange is the Color of My True Love’s… by Jeff Baker Years afterward I went and looked for the tree. It was early October and the leaves had hit that point where they changed overnight. In this case, the tree … Continue reading

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The Plain Old Power of Unbelief. Two Stories by Arthur and Kuttner. October 7, 2021 by Jeff Baker

The Plain Old Power of Unbelief By Jeff Baker I just finished reading a short-story, a science-fantasy story by Henry Kuttner titled “The Uncanny Power of Edwin Cobalt.” I stumbled across a mention of the basic plot somewhere and it … Continue reading

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“And It’s One, Two, Three Strikes You’re Out.” Friday Flash Fics for October 1, 2021 by Jeff Baker.

And It’s One, Two, Three Strikes You’re Out… By Jeff Baker “Hey! Get a load of the fence!” Rodriguez said. “Just like the yard where we came from.” “Naaaah, no barbed wire,” I said. “Okay, you guys aren’t here to … Continue reading

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“A Mischief That Is Past and Gone” for Friday Flash Fics, September 24, 2021 by Jeff Baker.

(Picture by Jeff Baker) A Mischief That is Past and Gone by Jeff Baker “You got your phone?” I asked. “Nope, something better,” Kip said. “Where did you get that?” Chad asked. “My birthday when I was about twelve,” Kip … Continue reading

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Listen For “The Harps of Lameggishire” for Friday Flash Fics, September 17, 2021 by Jeff Baker

Again, thanks to Anthony Cardno for this week’s picture! The Harps of Lameggishire by Jeff Baker The field was green, the bright green of Summer. The grass was tall and the chattering of the daybugs was in the Summer air. … Continue reading

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Visit Fun Lake Matchemonedo! September’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story by Jeff Baker (9/13/21)

Visit Fun Lake Matchemonedo! By Jeff Baker The whole thing was worth about $28,000 so we went for it. Sounded crazy, but all we had to do was send out the mailers and wait for the money to come in. … Continue reading

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“Monmouth” for Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker. September 10, 2021

Monmouth by Jeff Baker When I was ten years old we moved into the big old house just outside of town where my Aunt and Uncle had lived. It was a blast for a little kid; Made of big timbers, … Continue reading

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“McGuffin’s Big Deal.” Friday Flash Fics for September 3, 2021 by Jeff Baker

McGuffin’s Big Deal by Jeff Baker It was late Spring when Delmar and I walked into the Billiards Room at the club, talking softly about some big land deal he had just made. Doubtless so he could stare at the … Continue reading

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