Category Archives: Short-Stories

“Mystery at Castle Dracula,” Part Two by Jeff Baker for Friday Flash Fics, January 15, 2021.

“Mystery at Castle Dracula,” Part Two by Jeff Baker Author’s Note: Armed with an heirloom Star of David which protects him against vampires (blessed from a lost book of the Kabballah) vampire-hunter Sean Rodriguez and his partner Jessie Skedderis have … Continue reading

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I Owe a Lot to Iowa Pot; Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story for January 2021 by Jeff Baker (January 11, 2020)

Author’s Note: The draws for the January 2021 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (Drawn by this year’s moderator, Jeffrey Ricker—read his books!) were a Fairy Tale, set in a big-city studio apartment, including a potted plant. I had family near Des … Continue reading

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Lounging By the Pool for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. (January 8th. 2021.)

The Stone Hippopotamus by Jeff Baker             I was in my third year of service to the Sultan of Aldabad, and so my duties mainly involved tending to the grounds adjacent to the Royal Palace and making certain the local … Continue reading

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“The Prancing and Pawing of Each Little Hoof,” by Jeff Baker, December 22, 2020. (For Friday Flash Fics.)

                              The Prancing and Pawing of Each Little Hoof                                              By Jeff Baker                                                     I wasn’t going home for Christmas that year, and I was working so I didn’t mind. I had decorated my room with a few Christmas … 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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“The Library of Amalthea.” Friday Flash Fics for December 11, 2020, from Jeff Baker.

                                           The Library of Amalthea                                                      By Jeff Baker             “Woah!” Skip said. “Look at all those books! Hey, what’s that statue?” he pointed to a small, naked woman reclining on the top of a bookcase.             “A library should … 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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“Gobble-Gobble!” Friday Flash Fics from Jeff Baker for November 20, 2020. Happy Thanksgiving!

                             Gobble-Gobble                                By Jeff Baker                                       “Hello? This is special agent Gobbler calling agent Goosey-Loosey. I’ve found Agent Tom Turkey, and it doesn’t look pretty. Yeah, like we figured. Plucked. Stuffed. Cooked. No, not the Pellegrini Boys, not … Continue reading

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Lucky Day! Friday Flash Fics for Friday the Thirteenth (November 13, 2020) by Jeff Baker.

                              My Lucky Day                                By Jeff Baker             Usually, my luck is pretty good.             I was flat broke one time, okay nearly broke, and I wandered into one of those little corner grocery shops and bought a lottery … Continue reading

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