Category Archives: LGBT

Making Connections. Short Story Month, Day #9

by Jeff Baker The theme for Day # 9 of Short-Story Month is “Connected Short Stories.” Plenty of stories have the connection of the same setting or characters (I’ve written a few myself,) but these count more as series stories. … Continue reading

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Getting Gnarly with All You Zombies. Short-Story Month, Day # 8

For Day #8 of Short-Story Month, here are some takes on two of the most popular themes in speculative fiction: Time travel and Immortality. For starters, two of the twistiest time-travel stories Robert A. Heinlein wrote: “By His Bootstraps” (1941) … Continue reading

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Short-Story Month Day #6. The Magic of the Movies; Fantasy Sort-Stories

By Jeff Baker For Day #6 of this Short-Story Month blog, about Fantasy stories, I’m thinking about “The Movie People,” a fine fantasy story by the great Robert Bloch. Bloch grew up in the era of the silent movies and … Continue reading

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“Brotherhood of the Travelling Shorts” by Jeff Baker. Friday Flash Fics for May 3rd, 2019 (posted May 4th!)

The Brotherhood of the Travelling Shorts By Jeff Baker   Stephen and Roy spent the summer on the beach, in a rented bungalow that dated back to the 1940s. They spent their evenings together but when Roy holed himself up … Continue reading

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Short-Story Month, Day Two: or Travelling With the Silver Balladeer

by Jeff Baker For Day #2 of short-story month, here are some single-author collections I’ve enjoyed. First off, I read most of these stories originally in anthologies with other author’s stories. Starting with Manly Wade Wellman, one of the best … Continue reading

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“The Milk Grotto.” Walk into the dark in Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker.

The Milk Grotto By Jeff Baker   The police were after me. I’d been in the city three weeks and I was pretty sure I was innocent of anything, but if they really checked they’d find out that my name … 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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