Category Archives: Science Fiction

“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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Strolling Along With Friday Flash Fics: “Afternoon Stroll” by Jeff Baker for January 22, 2020.

               Afternoon Stroll                                              By Jeff Baker                                                   The two teen-agers, a boy and a girl smiled at each other as they walked down the street. Old enough to hold hands but young enough to be shy about … Continue reading

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Luminarias shine for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. December 18, 2020.

Luminarias                                                  By Jeff Baker             “How much further?” I asked.             “Not much. This way, just watch your step,” Eric said.             I was watching. There were rocks all over these foothills and it was getting dark fast. I … 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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“On The River,” Friday Flash Fics for December 4, 2020 by Jeff Baker.

              On The River                                           By Jeff Baker                                                 It was hot on the river.             The water was the green of late morning, not yet the gold of afternoon.             Duoaud was grateful for the hat as … Continue reading

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Traveling Music for Friday Flash Fics, October 23, 2020. “Long Ago and Far Away” by Jeff Baker.

                                     Long Ago and Far Away                                               By Jeff Baker             My Dad took me out for my first legal beer the weekend after my twenty-first birthday. We’d actually gotten closer since I’d opened up about having a boyfriend in … 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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Messing About In Boats for Friday Flash Fics, October 9, 2020 by Jeff Baker

                                               Messing About In Boats                                               (A Demeter’s Bar Story)                                                      By Jeff Baker             The balding man sipped on his Bloody Mary and looked around Demeter’s Bar.             “I don’t care what the city fathers are trying to do. … Continue reading

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