Category Archives: Fiction

Friday Flash Fics. “Up There” by Jeff Baker, April 23, 2022 (Yes, Saturday!)

Up There by Jeff Baker It seemed the two of them were high enough at the top of the small hill to touch the emerging stars or to see them wobble in the wind which blew their grey hair. “I … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippet: “The Well-Lit Room” by Jeff Baker, April 15, 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/963484217054974 This week, from something I just wrote and posted as my weekly story on “Friday … Continue reading

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The Well-Lit Room: A Much-Delayed Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker (April 15, 2022)

The Well-Lit Room By Jeff Baker Most of the time I don’t spend my time peeping through keyholes. Mainly because most people who hire a private eye in the 21st Century like me, Andrew Navarro, don’t have doors with keyholes. … Continue reading

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April 2022 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge—The Results!!! (from Jeff Baker)

As you can see from the cards, I’m the current moderator for the Monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge, which was started by ‘Nathan Burgoine a few years ago and carried on by Cait Gordon and Jeffrey Ricker. It’s a monthly … Continue reading

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“Will I Be Rich?” The Bells of Shoredich Chime for April’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge by Jeff Baker (April 11, 2022)

Will I Be Rich? Say The Bells of Shoredich by Jeff Baker AUTHOR’S NOTE: The draws for the April 2022 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were A sports story, set in a piano factory involving a pair of handcuffs. I write … Continue reading

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Everyone is Writing a Book. Friday Flash Fiction from Jeff Baker, April 8th, 2022

Everyone Is Writing a Book by Jeff Baker It was the early spring of nineteen-seventy-five and I was trying to be a writer. I would park in Old Man Emmerdale’s lot in front of the store and then go into … 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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The Triumph and Eventual Dissolution of Doctor E. A. Valdemar, Mad Scientist. Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, April 1st, 2022.

The Triumph and Eventual Dissolution of Doctor E. A. Valdemar Mad Scientist. By Jeff Baker The grey-haired man in the lab coat stared town at the tiny figures and raised fists in triumph. “It works! It works!” he shouted to … 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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