Category Archives: Short-Stories

All Around the Town with Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker for January 14, 2022

All Around the Town by Jeff Baker The two young men walked down the New York City sidewalk, cautiously avoiding holding hands. Trevor hadn’t been to New York City since he was about twelve. That had been in 2005 and … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Draw Challenge for January 2022–the Results!

The draws for the January Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were a Westen, involving artificial grass set at the Tower of London. I’ll post them here as I get them, no rush! Here are the results! Thanks to everyone who played … Continue reading

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Showdown in the Bloody Tower. January 2022 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story by Mike Mayak and Darryl Thompson.

With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm by Mike Mayak and Darryl Thompson NOTE: The Draws for my first month moderating the Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were a Western, set in the Tower of London involving artificial grass. Darryl helped … Continue reading

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Mystery of the Sinking Snowman. Friday Flash Fics for the New Year by Jeff Baker. (January 7, 2022)

The Mystery of the Sinking Snowman by Jeff Baker I didn’t expect to be staking out a field of snowmen. Certainly not in a cold middle of the night in January but that was what I’d been hired to do. … Continue reading

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Tales of Auld Lang Syne: Happy New Year’s Eve from Friday Flash Fics, by Jeff Baker. December 31, 2021.

Auld Lang Syne by Jeff Baker The sun was setting as the little girl and the old man stared at each other there on the beach. “Nobody told me it would be a girl!” he said with a smile. “Hey! … Continue reading

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Emilthrii and Stalarovyotep …a Christmas Tale of the Macabre for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. December 24th, 2021.

Emilthrii and Stalarovyotep by Jeff Baker The sunsets were getting earlier so on the evening before the New Moon I took the shovel and went out to the Northeast corner of my backyard. I glanced at the darkened, cloudy sky, … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets: A Creepy Arrangement, from Jeff Baker, December 18, 2021.

Arrangement In Black and Gray 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 Snippet this … Continue reading

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“Las Posadas,” A Friday Flash Fics Christmas Story by Jeff Baker (December 17, 2021)

Las Posadas by Jeff Baker It was a couple of weeks before Christmas around 1993, a week before finals and I was going to St. Nigel’s College in Kansas. To my mind about as far away from where Scott Garcia … Continue reading

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Mystery of the Vanished Ray Gun, December 2021 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Story by Jeff Baker, December 12, 2021.

The Mystery of the Vanished Ray Gun by Jeff Baker The December 2021 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story’s prompts were a Mystery set in a highway toll both involving a ray gun. A perfect case for my 23rd Century Detective … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets: “Christmas at Demeter’s Bar” by Jeff Baker. December 11, 2021.

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. Posted at Rainbow Snippets here:https://www.facebook.com/groups/963484217054974 Here’s some more snippets from a Christmas story I wrote. This one from … Continue reading

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