Category Archives: Mike Mayak

A Legendary Brass Bed on an Ice Shelf (or something like that!) Flash Fiction Draw Challenge, November 2022: The Results!

The Draws for the November Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were: A Legend or Tall Tale, involving a Brass Bed set on an Ice Shelf. Jeffrey Ricker wrote “The Brass Bed and the Epic Journey” E. H. Timms wrote “Never … Continue reading

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A Brass Bed on an Ice Shelf—A Legend or Tall Tale: November 2022’s Flash Fiction Draws from Jeff Baker.

First, here’s the prompts for the November 2022 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge. Then my usual long-winded explanation: A Legend or Tall Tale Set on an Ice Shelf Involving a Brass Bed Now, on to the details. Hi! I’m Mike Mayak, … Continue reading

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“The High Top” by Mike Mayak for Friday Flash Fics, August 5th, 2022.

(I put this week’s story under my pen-name “Mike Mayak” who hasn’t been getting enough attention lately.) The High Top by Mike Mayak The customers stared as the two walked into the barbershop. “Hey, guys,” Anthony said. “This is my … Continue reading

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Mergen. Friday Flash Fics for June 10, 2022 by Jeff Baker (as Michael J. Mayak.)

Mergen by Michael J. Mayak Damn! Mergen spun around too late as the rings surrounded his head like fallen halos. They were screened somehow, still were. Even with Mergen’s advanced sensory powers he couldn’t make them out clearly. He tried … Continue reading

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“Nereus.” New Story by Mike Mayak (a.k.a. Jeff Baker) in Orion’s Beau Quarterly’s Inaugural Issue!

My (as Mike Mayak) latest story “Nereus” appears in the new online magazine “Orion’s Beau, Quarterly,” alongside work by Stephen Mead and Sarah Butkovic in the premiere issue; Spring 2022. My special thanks to editor Solomon Robert for making the … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Draw Challenge for January 2022–the Results!

The draws for the January Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were a Westen, involving artificial grass set at the Tower of London. I’ll post them here as I get them, no rush! Here are the results! Thanks to everyone who played … Continue reading

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Showdown in the Bloody Tower. January 2022 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story by Mike Mayak and Darryl Thompson.

With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm by Mike Mayak and Darryl Thompson NOTE: The Draws for my first month moderating the Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were a Western, set in the Tower of London involving artificial grass. Darryl helped … Continue reading

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Latest Book! (A Reprint This Time!) November 7, 2021

(Photo by Darryl Thompson) Got the copies of the anthology “Swamp Life” reprinting my (as “Mike Mayak”) story “Summer Skies.” I look happy! It can be ordered from Puppycat Press.

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Jeff Baker Bibliography (Updated) August 15, 2021.

My latest story “Summer Skies” (as by “Mike Mayak”) is in the July/August edition of the zine “Invoking Chaos: Summer Sun” from Puppycat Press. As good a time as any to update my author bibliography! Bibliography for Jeff Baker As … Continue reading

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