Category Archives: Monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge

A Quickie Flash Fiction Draw Story for October 11, 2020 from Jeff Baker. Mooooooo!

Can’t This Cow Go Any Faster? By Jeff Baker As the cow trundled across the unused cornfield, Nick marked of a spot on the map. “Your Dad’s old fountain pen still working?” Alex said. “Best it can jostling around on … Continue reading

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Visit Fun Lake Matchemonedo! September’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story by Jeff Baker (9/13/21)

Visit Fun Lake Matchemonedo! By Jeff Baker The whole thing was worth about $28,000 so we went for it. Sounded crazy, but all we had to do was send out the mailers and wait for the money to come in. … Continue reading

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Cursed! Flash Fiction Draw Challenge for August 2021, by Jeff Baker.

Cursed! By Jeff Baker AUTHOR’S NOTE: The prompts for this month’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were Historical Fiction, set in a marsh involving a necklace and/or pendant. I avoided the temptation to call this “My Favorite Marshman.” —-jeff “You fool, … Continue reading

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Battle Crime With The Dustman! Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story for July, 2021 from Jeff Baker. July 7th, 2021.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The draws for this month’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (Thank you, Jeffrey Ricker!) were a comedy set in a car trunk involving a vacuum cleaner. I’ve used a lot of song titles as story titles but I never … 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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Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Flash Fiction Draw Challenge by Jeff Baker for May 2021.

                                   Won’t You Be My Neighbor?                                                 By Jeff Baker Author’s Note: The draws for the May Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (thank you Jeff Ricker!) were a Science Fiction story set in an auditorium involving a tablet computer.             Third-period … Continue reading

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The Everything But the Kitchen Sink Incident; April 2021’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story by Jeff Baker

                   The Everything But The Kitchen Sink Incident                                       By Jeff Baker                                                   The prompts for the monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (thanks Jeffrey Ricker!) were an action/adventure, set in a restaurant kitchen involving a stray sock.             Earl … 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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“Down By the River,” Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story for February 2021, by Jeff Baker (February 6, 2021.)

                    Down By the River                                                  By Jeff Baker AUTHOR’S NOTE: The prompts for this month’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were a thriller set in a sewer involving a suitcase. For my two other stories about my husband-and-wife detectives … Continue reading

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I Owe a Lot to Iowa Pot; Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story for January 2021 by Jeff Baker (January 11, 2020)

Author’s Note: The draws for the January 2021 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (Drawn by this year’s moderator, Jeffrey Ricker—read his books!) were a Fairy Tale, set in a big-city studio apartment, including a potted plant. I had family near Des … Continue reading

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