Category Archives: Science Fiction

“When the Wind Blows” for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker (July 30, 2021)

Note: I grabbed the picture for this week from the old Monday Flash Fics page from before I ever started posting there. Thanks to Brigham Vaughn for posting the original picture! When the Wind Blows the Cradle Will Rock by … Continue reading

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“In a Van By the River” for Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker. July 23, 2021

In a Van By the River by Jeff Baker Day Three: It’s evening. It’s beautiful. I can hear the water lapping the bank, if you can call a rice paddy a bank. My ancestors were here over three hundred years … Continue reading

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Something Is Up in Barracuda Flats, for Friday Flash Fics, July 2, 2021 by Jeff Baker.

Something Up in Barracuda Flats by Jeff Baker I inhaled on the cheroot and blew the smoke out the open train window. I stared at the scenery. “Travel” certainly came from “travail,” no doubt about it. I’d had easier rides … Continue reading

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“Moon Take Thy Flight” for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, June 25, 2021.

Moon Take Thy Flight by Jeff Baker (A Demeter’s Bar Story) “I’ve been to the Moon, you know,” the old man sitting at the bar said sipping a whiskey. Even for Demeter’s Bar that was an off-the-wall statement. Zack, the … Continue reading

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Blowing Smoke With Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker (May 21, 2021)

                                          Blowing Smoke                                             By Jeff Baker             “It looks like smoke,” Jonny Kilbassie said.             “I know,” Big Dave said. “That’s why they call it the Cigarette Nebula. The wonder of this part of the Galaxy.”             Big Dave, … 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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Meet the Housewife Of the Year for Friday Flash Fics (April 30, 2021) by Jeff Baker

                                    Housewife of the Year                                          By Jeff Baker                                                       “Me? Housewife Of the Year? Oh, my word! I mean, I never expected! Why yes, I read Suburb and Garden Magazine every month but I never expected to find your … Continue reading

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“Fix the World” an anthology of hope. (Review by Jeff Baker)

            Fix the World—review by Jeff Baker (Reviewer’s Note: I was given an advance copy in exchange for an honest review.)             The times we live in are grim. In keeping with this, dystopian fiction seems to be on the … Continue reading

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Guess What Happened On Our Way Down the Milky Way? by Jeff Baker, for Friday Flash Fics, March 12, 2021.

               Guess What Happened On Our Way Down the Milky Way?                                           By Jeff Baker             The thing about Cyburnius was it looked so much like Earth we could almost forget where we were and that caused the problem. Kendrick … Continue reading

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“Long Time No See.” Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker, February 26, 2021.

                   Long Time No See                                      By Jeff Baker                      I looked around the decorated gym; streamers and banners proclaiming “Welcome Class of 84!” And “Thirty Years Since College.” Dancing couples, loud music from a band and three girls I … Continue reading

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