Category Archives: Short-Stories

Dig It Out With Friday Flash Fics. Getting a snack at the ballpark, from Jeff Baker. December 2, 2022.

Dig It Out by Jeff Baker “Oh, wow! What is this? It’s goooood!” Herbie said pecking at the ground with his beak. “It’s sunflower seeds. Somebody must have been walking across the ball field munching them and dropped a few,” … Continue reading

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“This Site Uses Cookies.” By Jeff Baker. (From a Wednesday Words Prompt.) November 26, 2022.

This Site Uses Cookies by Jeff Baker (November 23, 2022) “Woah!” Danny said, shielding his eyes from the light from the bare bulb in the ceiling. “What is this, an interrogation?” “Let me get that,” Mr. Fordyce said, reaching up … Continue reading

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“We Gather Together.” A Thanksgiving Story by Jeff Baker. November 23, 2022.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: No Friday Flash Fiction story this week (taking a break!) but I wrote this for Thanksgiving. Happy Thanksgiving, everybody! ——jeff We Gather Together by Jeff Baker Marcus grinned as he glanced down the picnic table decorated with cutout … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Rainbow Snippet from Jeff Baker, November 19, 2022.

Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or published or a recommendation of someone else’s work with at least one LGBT character. Posted at Rainbow Snippets here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/963484217054974 A Thanksgiving snippet this week, from … Continue reading

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“Baby, If You’ve Ever Wondered.” Spending Thanksgiving with Friday Flash Fics: November 18, 2022

Baby, If You’ve Ever Wondered by Jeff Baker Okay. I’ll just sit you down here. Gotta love these baby carriers. Got you right here on this old kitchen table. Don’t worry, it’s as sturdy as this house and maybe about … Continue reading

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A Legendary Brass Bed on an Ice Shelf (or something like that!) Flash Fiction Draw Challenge, November 2022: The Results!

The Draws for the November Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were: A Legend or Tall Tale, involving a Brass Bed set on an Ice Shelf. Jeffrey Ricker wrote “The Brass Bed and the Epic Journey” https://jeffrey-ricker.com/november-flash-fiction-draw-the-brass-bed-and-the-epic-journey/ E. H. Timms wrote “Never … Continue reading

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“Come Not Between the Dragon and his Wrath.” Friday Flash Fics for November 11, 2022 by Jeff Baker.

Come Not Between the Dragon and His Wrath by Jeff Baker The six-foot-two-inch former college wrestler stood there in the mid-afternoon sun streaming through the restaurant window in his red shorts and pulled up his shirt revealing the red and … Continue reading

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“The Well-Tempered Clavier” Plays on Friday Flash Fics, November 4, 2022 by Jeff Baker

The Well Tempered Clavier by Jeff Baker The loud music was blaring through the speakers and over the audience from the stage, with a little bit of colored smoke swirling around the keyboard and drum set. “All right!” Marty said. … Continue reading

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Reading for Halloween: A Treasury of American Horror Stories. Jeff Baker, October 30, 2022.

A Treasury of Terror by Jeff Baker Every year around Halloween I post something involving a selection of spooky tales for the season of Jack O’Lanterns and soaring witches. This year, something different; an entire anthology. In fact, an influential … Continue reading

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“The Werewolf Who Came to Dinner.” Happy Halloween from Friday Flash Fics and Jeff Baker. October 28, 2022.

The Werewolf Who Came to Dinner by Jeff Baker Lonnie Magruder grinned at the big, carved pumpkin and pulled his jacket around him in the dark. “How long has it been since we went Trick-Or-Treating, anyway?” That was George Gordy, … Continue reading

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