Category Archives: Science Fiction

Historical Fiction for Day #18 of Short-Story Month.

By Jeff Baker I love historical fiction, and there are plenty of short-stories in the genre. Steven Saylor wrote a series of novels and short stories set in Ancient Rome featuring Gordianus the Finder, basically a private detective. The short … Continue reading

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YA Short-Stories; Short-Story Month, Day #16

By Jeff Baker When I was a kid (I mean, really a kid) I had subscriptions to two magazines: “Jack and Jill” and “Golden Magazine.” (and I sent my first submission off to J & J about 1968, to one … Continue reading

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Voyage Into Danger for Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker. May 10, 2019

                                     The Voyage of the Kish By Jeff Baker Zamed watched as the clouds covered the moon that was high in the sky. … Continue reading

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Making Connections. Short Story Month, Day #9

by Jeff Baker The theme for Day # 9 of Short-Story Month is “Connected Short Stories.” Plenty of stories have the connection of the same setting or characters (I’ve written a few myself,) but these count more as series stories. … Continue reading

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Getting Gnarly with All You Zombies. Short-Story Month, Day # 8

For Day #8 of Short-Story Month, here are some takes on two of the most popular themes in speculative fiction: Time travel and Immortality. For starters, two of the twistiest time-travel stories Robert A. Heinlein wrote: “By His Bootstraps” (1941) … Continue reading

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Science Fiction for May the Fourth (for short-story month day #4)

By Jeff Baker Science Fiction is the subject for day #4 of Short-Story month. Among my very favorite writers are the husband-and wife team of Catherine L. Moore (C.L. Moore) and Henry Kuttner, cut short by Kuttner’s death in 1958. … Continue reading

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J. Scott Coatsworth’s new book, Ithani releases today!

My friend J. Scott Coatsworth’s new book “Ithani” is releasing today! It’s the last (I think) book in a trilogy and it isn’t his only trilogy! Science fiction in a Heinlein/Clarke mode with LGBT characters. Ordering links are included! Time … Continue reading

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