Category Archives: Short-Stories

Hop With The Rabbits for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. April 16, 2021

                       Saint Rabbit’s Eve                                          (A Food Garden Court Story)                                                 By Jeff Baker             Skid hated working double shifts and hated working at night, especially the Thursday before the 34th. That made it St. Rabbit’s Eve and he … Continue reading

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The Everything But the Kitchen Sink Incident; April 2021’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge story by Jeff Baker

                   The Everything But The Kitchen Sink Incident                                       By Jeff Baker                                                   The prompts for the monthly Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (thanks Jeffrey Ricker!) were an action/adventure, set in a restaurant kitchen involving a stray sock.             Earl … Continue reading

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“Fix the World” an anthology of hope. (Review by Jeff Baker)

            Fix the World—review by Jeff Baker (Reviewer’s Note: I was given an advance copy in exchange for an honest review.)             The times we live in are grim. In keeping with this, dystopian fiction seems to be on the … Continue reading

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Under the Aztec Sky; a Lost Manuscript for Friday Flash Fics, April 9, 2021 (as Edited by Jeff Baker)

      Under the Aztec Sky a Lost Manuscript of Karl Hunsley Howard                                Edited by Jeff Baker Howard, Karl Hunsley, b. 1856, Ealing, London, England, d. 1933 Harrisonville, NJ.  Occupations: Various, incl. Deckhand, Plantation foreman, Song plugger, Journalist, Ranch foreman … Continue reading

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“Tonight’s the Night.” Friday Flash Fiction by Jeff Baker, April 2, 2021.

                             Tonight’s the Night                                                By Jeff Baker             The bunch of us were sitting around the dorm drinking soda and eating chips. Pretty low-key, when someone brought up the Box.             “I think one of us should go … Continue reading

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Off On a Bicycle, for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. March 26, 2021

                                               Bicycle                                             By Jeff Baker                                              The old man was there every day when I took my early-morning bike ride through the park. He was always sitting by the lamp that didn’t work.             The old man always … Continue reading

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Ride the Solar Boat for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. March 19, 2021.

                                                  Mesektet                                     (A Billy Gonzalez story)                                              By Jeff Baker             “Okay, Mr. Gonzalez,” the Foreman said. “We’re under deadline and you need to have this all dug out by tomorrow. Get that machine moving.”             I … Continue reading

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Progress Report and a List from Jeff Baker (March 10, 2021)

Over the last week or so I worked on a column that’s due this weekend, did three flash fiction stories (the two weekly ones and the monthly one for the Flash Fiction Draw Challenge) worked on a couple of other … Continue reading

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“The Calm, Quiet Whisper of Graves.” The March 2021 Flash Fiction Draw Story by Jeff Baker. (March 5, 2021.)

                            The Calm, Quiet Whisper of Graves                                               By Jeff Baker AUTHOR’S NOTE: The draws for this month’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were a ghost story set in a tulip field involving a key.             The field was quiet, green … Continue reading

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“Underneath the Moon” on Friday Flash Fics for March 5th, 2021 by Jeff Baker.

            Underneath the Moon                                        By Jeff Baker             Greg Toliver stepped off his front porch into the light from the rising full Moon.             “Here, boy! Bryan! Come on, boy!” he said whistling. “Dammit!”             They’d loved the … Continue reading

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