Category Archives: Horror

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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A Flash Fiction Fragment for Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker (Feb. 22, 2019.)

The Shadow From Khem By Jeff Baker   My studies at University having finished, and thus having been given a clean bill of health from academia, I went into the wide world to seek my fortune. If I had known … Continue reading

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Of Dark Hands, Eternal Clubs and Roman Spectres

                                                         By Jeff Baker                                                 (October 28, 2018)             For years on Halloween I would celebrate by reading through some of my favorite ghost and horror stories. In the last few years I’ve posted … Continue reading

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Stop in for a coffee in Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker, (October 12, 2018.)

In The Night, In The Rain By Jeff Baker “I don’t like funerals. I don’t like ‘em in the rain and I certainly don’t like ‘em at night,” Jayce said, sipping his coffee. “Would you, could you with a bagel? … Continue reading

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“It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a frog!” Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story by Jeff Baker for October 8, 2018

Note: The way this works is ‘Nathan Burgoine draws three cards that correspond to a genre, a setting and an object. Then we write a story using all three. This month the draws resulted in a horror story set at … Continue reading

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