Category Archives: Friday Flash Fics

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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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Enter the Fourth Dimension for Friday Flash Fics, March 25, 2022 by Jeff Baker

The Fourth-Dimensional Chronomizer by Jeff Baker I had not seen Professor Dummkopt for several weeks, not even at the regular meetings of the Radical Club (which studied the unknowable) when I received a note by messenger to meet him at … Continue reading

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“You Drive.” On the Road for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, March 18, 2022.

Just Drive by Jeff Baker Jack gripped the wheel, his fists opening and shutting. Just drive, Jack, he kept saying to himself. Just drive. Don’t freak out. Speed limit. Watch the stop signs. Rob and Joey are in the back … Continue reading

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