Category Archives: Science Fiction

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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Dave Danger Encounters, Uh, Danger! Friday Flash Fiction by Jeff Baker for September 25, 2020.

         Dave Danger in Yes Sir, Yes Sir, Three Bags Full    by Jeff Baker The building dated back to the sixteen-hundreds, but my boyfriend dated back to the nineteen-nineties so it was appropriate. It was a Hotellery now, what Andrew … Continue reading

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“Grandfather and the Star Bird.” Friday Flash Fics, September 11, 2020 by Jeff Baker.

Grandfather and the Star-Bird                                                     By Jeff Baker             I must have been about two or three when my Grandmother started telling me the story.             “I was a little girl, like you,” she said. “When the big ship came … Continue reading

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You Want Fries With That? Friday Flash Fics, September 4, 2020 by Jeff Baker.

You Want Fries With That? by Jeff Baker                                                         I am sitting outside Dinglehoff’s Bar and Grill with my laptop, on account of they will not let me back in after the incident with the soy sauce when I … Continue reading

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