Category Archives: Monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge

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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The Travels of Galahad the Squirrel. June 2020s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story by Jeff Baker

  The Travels of Galahad the Squirrel By Jeff Baker   AUTHOR’S NOTE: If you’re just joining us, the monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (presided over by Cait Gordon, thank you very much!) involves the drawing of three cards, each … Continue reading

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Progress Report, June 3/4, 2020 by Jeff Baker.

A quickie. Finished both the Friday Flash story and the Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story for June. That’s all for now.

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“The Further Adventures of Compost Boy,” by Jeff Baker. Flash Fiction Draw Challenge for May, 2020.

(Note: The three prompts drawn by Cait Gordon this month were an Action/Adventure involving a silk garment at a Fandom Gathering. I actually had a sequel made to order for an earlier story. Here it is!)   The Further Adventures … Continue reading

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Mystery and Progress Reports, May 4/5, 2020, by Jeff Baker

I realized that I haven’t been writing many mysteries in the last couple of years, so I wrote out a short list of some unfinished ones and plan to finish one or two by the beginning of Fall.  Did some … Continue reading

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Along Comes a Steampunk Spider. April 2020’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story by Jeff Baker

Note: The prompts for the April Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (thanks Cait Gordon!) were a steampunk story involving a spider set at an apothecary. I send my thanks to Jan Grape for her input and suggestions which made the story … Continue reading

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“The Adventure of the Open Field.” Mystery and Murder for the March Flash Fiction Draw Challenge by Jeff Baker. March 9, 2020

Note: This month’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge was for a mystery, set in an open field involving a beard trimmer. I’ve been to a few small farm towns in Kansas like the one I depict here. Special thanks to Cait … Continue reading

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