Category Archives: Short-Stories

The Eyes of Argus Open for Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker. (June 18, 2022.)

AUTHOR’S NOTE: A day late with this, and I’m dipping here into my love of Mythology. And I have been around peacocks. Argus Panoptes by Jeff Baker I served Queen Hera. For her I spied, kept information and protected the … Continue reading

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Romance, a Sopping Wet Sponge and a Country Road. June 2022’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge Results!

Here’s the results for the June 2022 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge. The Draws for the stories were: A Romance A Country Road And a Sopping Wet Sponge. E. H. Timms wrote “Returned With Interest.” https://thinkingthinking123.blogspot.com/2022/06/flash-fic-challenge-returned-with.html And I wrote “The Road … Continue reading

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“The Road Home” for the June 2022 Flash Fiction Draw Challenge by Jeff Baker.

The Road Home By Jeff Baker AUTHOR’S NOTE: The draws for this month’s Flash Fiction Draw Challenge were: A Romance on a Country Road including a sopping wet sponge. Here’s what I came up with. There should have been a … Continue reading

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Mergen. Friday Flash Fics for June 10, 2022 by Jeff Baker (as Michael J. Mayak.)

Mergen by Michael J. Mayak Damn! Mergen spun around too late as the rings surrounded his head like fallen halos. They were screened somehow, still were. Even with Mergen’s advanced sensory powers he couldn’t make them out clearly. He tried … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippet (June 4, 2022) “Spiders and Snakes” by Jeff Baker.

Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or a work of someone else’s that has at least one LGBT character, posted on the Rainbow Snippets page, here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/RainbowSnippets This week, something special, that breaks … Continue reading

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Like “Spiders and Snakes?” Friday Flash Fiction for June 3, 2022 by Jeff Baker.

Spiders and Snakes by Jeff Baker. Jack had been kissing Kevin when the spiders appeared, hanging in the air. “Uh, that’s this thing I have,” Jack said. “My thoughts manifest sometimes, like my anxieties, which I guess are spiders. Kevin … Continue reading

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Rainbow Snippets “Old Man River,” by Jeff Baker. May 29, 2022.

Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or a work of someone else’s that has at least one LGBT character, posted on the Rainbow Snippets page, here:https://www.facebook.com/groups/963484217054974 This week from an accidental series that … Continue reading

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Walk Along the Beach at the End of the World; a Friday Flash Fics Anniversary Post by Jeff Baker, for May 27, 2022.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is my sixth anniversary post. I started doing weekly flash fictions from picture prompts in May of 2016 off the old Monday Flash Fiction Facebook page. There have been a few breaks for holidays but I’ve also … Continue reading

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“Entr’acte” in Rainbow Snippets by Jeff Baker. May 21, 2022.

May 20, 2022 I managed to miss last week, but I’m back. Every week we post six lines from a work of ours, a work-in-progress or a work of somebody else’s that has at least one LGBT character at Rainbow … Continue reading

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Old Man River Walks the Mall, Friday Flash Fics by Jeff Baker for May 20, 2022

Old Man River by Jeff Baker (A Food Garden Court Story) The sun was streaming through the skylight in the Mall as T’amec finished filling one of the canisters with shredded, cooked meat. No customers yet, and most of the … Continue reading

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