Category Archives: Horror

Two Stories Read by Angel Martinez

Angel Martinez reads a weekly story (or part of one) on her blog on Fridays. She’s read one of mine before, and this past Friday she read two! Sure as my name is Jeff Baker, this is a thriller: https://angelmartinezauthor.weebly.com/from-angels-cave/friday-reading-day-marsden-tower-camera-obscuraContinue reading

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Who has Seen The Wind? Friday Flash Fics for August 16, 2019 by Jeff Baker (posted way late!)

Neither I Nor You By Jeff Baker   “Close the door! Hurry!” Mick said. “Wait! Alex isn’t here!” I said. “Screw Alex! He’ll have to…” “Hold up! I’m here!” Alex said, almost running into the steel door. We ducked into … Continue reading

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Mischief Following Anger for Friday Flash Fics, June 7, 2019 by Jeff Baker

Mischief Following Anger By Jeff Baker   I discovered one of my ancestors was a witch right before my twenty-fifth birthday. I inherited a box of pictures from my Great Grandmother. It included a letter from her Great Grandmother warning … Continue reading

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“Not In Kansas Anymore” (Ahem!) Two Masters of the short story for Day #19 of Short-Story Month.

By Jeff Baker (in Wichita, Kansas) For Day # 19 of Short-Story Month, the theme is stories by an author from a country other than your own. I’ll recommend just about anything by two masters of the form. First; “The … Continue reading

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YA Short-Stories; Short-Story Month, Day #16

By Jeff Baker When I was a kid (I mean, really a kid) I had subscriptions to two magazines: “Jack and Jill” and “Golden Magazine.” (and I sent my first submission off to J & J about 1968, to one … Continue reading

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Horror Stories, a few classics for Short-Story Month, Day #13

By Jeff Baker I’m one of those readers who believes that the short-story is the perfect form for the horror story. M.R. James’ ghost stories for openers, like “The Haunted Doll’s House” which blends terror with laughs. H.P. Lovecraft was … Continue reading

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Beware of the Dragon, Friday Flash Fiction by Jeff Baker, April 19, 2019

Doorway of the Dragon By Jeff Baker I always had a thing for Asian guys. So when I met Alex at the sandwich bar, young, muscular and rocking out a tee-shirt, I started talking to him. Soon we were walking … Continue reading

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