Category Archives: Ghost Story

Rainbow Snippets goes to RoM/Mantic Reads for “Billy Gonzalez and the Day of the Dead,” by Jeff Baker, November 5, 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 As we’ve just passed The Day … Continue reading

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Reading for Halloween: A Treasury of American Horror Stories. Jeff Baker, October 30, 2022.

A Treasury of Terror by Jeff Baker Every year around Halloween I post something involving a selection of spooky tales for the season of Jack O’Lanterns and soaring witches. This year, something different; an entire anthology. In fact, an influential … Continue reading

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Someone’s Not at the Door for Friday Flash Fics: “2B or Not 2B” by Jeff Baker. August 19, 2022.

2B or Not 2B by Jeff Baker “So, you gonna call the Super?” Horacio was sitting at the counter in Apt. 2B of the Elsinore Apartments munching the last of a bowl of chips. “I mean if the speaker in … Continue reading

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Beer Nuts with Billy Gonzalez for Friday Flash Fics, January 28, 2022 by Jeff Baker

Beer Nuts by Jeff Baker (A Billy Gonzalez Story) I wasn’t out drinking with the ghost but I was the designated driver. I’d been at a couple of parties at Jayce Mackey’s’s house. He’d started renting it my Junior year … Continue reading

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A Ghostly Rainbow Snippet, by an author much better than Jeff Baker. November 28, 2021.

My post this week for the Rainbow Snippets group is a little different: We usually post a snippet featuring at least one LGBT character. None in this, but the writer is an LGBT icon–the legendary Oscar Wilde! And as Christmas … Continue reading

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The Events at the Cathedral of St. Dion On the Prairie. Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker for August 20th, 2021.

The Events at the Cathedral of Saint Dion-On-The-Prairie By Jeff Baker People traveling down what locals just call The Old Highway, located between Kingman and Millington in Western Kansas, will take note of a structure that is at times mistaken … 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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“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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“The Calm, Quiet Whisper of Graves.” The March 2021 Flash Fiction Draw Story by Jeff Baker. (March 5, 2021.)

                            The Calm, Quiet Whisper of Graves                                               By Jeff Baker AUTHOR’S NOTE: The draws for this month’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were a ghost story set in a tulip field involving a key.             The field was quiet, green … Continue reading

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A Christmas Ghost Story by Jeff Baker. For Friday Flash Fics., December 29, 2017

                         Dusk at Marsden Towers                                     (A Christmas Ghost Story)                           … Continue reading

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