Category Archives: Monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge

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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“When In Rome,” do the December 2020 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge, by Jeff Baker. (Dec. 11, 2020)

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The draws for December’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (by Cait Gordon, thank you very much!) were a dystopian story (yeah, like that could happen!) set on the Eiffel Tower involving a cane. I’ve been reading a lot of … Continue reading

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“Incident in an Elevator” November 2020 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story from Jeff Baker, November 15, 2020.

                                   Incident in an Elevator                                      (A Bryce Going Story)                                          By Jeff Baker             My hand still smarted under the bandage; at least I only needed stitches and hadn’t cut off anything on the slicer I was using in the … Continue reading

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Lodovico Senarinz and His (Grandfather’s) Steam-Powered Hyperdrive. Flash Fiction Draw Story by Jeff Baker. October 11, 2020

            Lodovico Senarinz and his (Grandfather’s) Steam Powered Hyperdrive                                                    By Jeff Baker             “There it is! There’s the barn!”             Johnny Reade pointed his flashlight at the dark bulk in the dusk. It looked like something out of the … Continue reading

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“There Was an Old Woman…” September’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story by Jeff Baker (for Sept. 14, 2020.)

Author’s Note: The draws for September’s Flash Fiction Draw story were a Young Adult story, set in a warehouse, involving a single shoe or boot. Here’s the result.                     There Was an Old Woman Who Lived In a Shoe                                    … Continue reading

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Horror, a Bakery and a Spoon; August’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story

    AUTHOR’S NOTE: The prompts drawn (thanks, Cait Gordon!) for the August Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were a horror story, set in a bakery involving a spoon. I’ve been in food service, so I’m familiar with the setting. I’ve … Continue reading

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Hunting the Snark in a Car Lot With a Brick; The Flash Fiction Draw Challenge for July 2020 by Jeff Baker

The Hunting of the Snark By Jeff Baker Another story for the monthly challenge where we draw three cards indicating a genre, a location and an object, all of whom must appear in a 1000 word or less story. The … Continue reading

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