Category Archives: ‘Nathan Burgoine

The Touch of Romance (Short-Story Month Day # 3)

by Jeff Baker   The theme for Day #3 of Short-Story Month is Romance short fiction. Here I must say I haven’t read or written a lot of it, but I’ll mention a few writers I know who have: Angel … Continue reading

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For Short-Story Month: A Hand and a tale of Gifts.

By Jeff Baker   May is short-story month and ‘Nathan Burgoine  is celebrating with a monthlong series of posts about short-stories, and inviting others to play along. I couldn’t resist! My first short-story (the one that made a big impact … Continue reading

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“The Deadly Poppy Field,” by Jeff Baker. The last of ‘Nathan Burgoine’s monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenges. December 10, 2018.

The Deadly Poppy Field By Jeff Baker (Author’s Note: The three prompts for this, the last of ‘Nathan Burgoine’s monthly Fiction Draw Challenges were a comedy, a broomstick and a field of poppies. It’s been fun to do these every … Continue reading

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“Incident on a Dirt Road” Flash Fiction Draw Story for November, 2018 by Jeff Baker.

                                                         Incident on a Dirt Road By Jeff Baker The genre, setting and … Continue reading

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“It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a frog!” Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story by Jeff Baker for October 8, 2018

Note: The way this works is ‘Nathan Burgoine draws three cards that correspond to a genre, a setting and an object. Then we write a story using all three. This month the draws resulted in a horror story set at … Continue reading

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“A Traffic In Dollars,” by Jeff Baker. September entry for the Monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge.

NOTE: This month’s Flash Fiction Draw results were a suspense story set at a border crossing involving a bag of money. This reminded me of the old radio show “Suspense,” which put me in mind of the old “Radio Mystery … Continue reading

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A Good Cigar. Story for August 13, 2018 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge by Jeff Baker.

NOTE: The three prompt ideas drawn a week ago for ‘Nathan Burgoine’s Monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were  a ghost story, an earring and a tobacco shop. I’ve actually delivered to tobacco shops here in Wichita, and this is what … Continue reading

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