Category Archives: Writing

Post-Christmas Progress Report from Jeff Baker. (December 26, 2021)

This is the first one of these reports I’ve posted since early November and I’ve made some progress writing-wise but not as much as I’d hoped. But I have made up for it recently. First: I’ve written the weekly and … Continue reading

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Latest Book! (A Reprint This Time!) November 7, 2021

(Photo by Darryl Thompson) Got the copies of the anthology “Swamp Life” reprinting my (as “Mike Mayak”) story “Summer Skies.” I look happy! It can be ordered from Puppycat Press. https://puppycatpress.com/

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Sleuth Sayers Spreads the Word! Jeff Baker, November 3, 2021.

Sleuth Sayers has done me the kindness of asking me to write a column for them about my recent story about Solar Pons, the local publicity I received for it and the background of Pons and his creator, August Derleth. … Continue reading

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Another Progress Report Supplement, from Jeff Baker (October 27, 2021)

Day Two; Around 11:09 pm CDT (I Know What You’re Thinking) Magnum P.I. playing on TV again and I am deep into writing this story and live blogging about it. (Same as yesterday/this morning.) Been at it about forty-five minutes … Continue reading

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Progress Report for August 28, 2021 by Jeff Baker

First off, updating what I posted the other day over the last two days I’ve worked on two mysteries and made a little headway on both! A contrast to the 90s where I would start one story, then start another, … Continue reading

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Progress Report for August 2021 (so far) from Jeff Baker, August 17, 2021.

Had a nice flurry of activity over the last two and a half weeks, writing-wise. First off, I wrote three of the regular Friday Flash Fiction stories (including one for next Friday) and one extra: The original story I wrote … Continue reading

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Progress Report: July 30, 2021, from Jeff Baker.

Not a lot of progress on the fiction in the last two and a half weeks. Did just about a paragraph on the anthology mystery due October 31st. Started a story on the spur of the moment—wrote about half a … Continue reading

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Progress Report; July 13th, 2021 from Jeff Baker

Got some stuff done! Not what I expected to! Wrote one extra column, worked on another and wrote some on four stories and finished another for a market I’d just found out about (wound up about 1400 words) and fired … Continue reading

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Progress Report, July 6th, 2021. From Jeff Baker.

Surprised myself by finishing and revising two (count ’em, two!!!) full-length short-stories and fired them off to their respective markets. One being the Saturday Evening Post (Fingers crossed!) Also worked on a couple of the Flash Fiction stories, and finished … Continue reading

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Progress Report from Jeff Baker, June 22, 2021.

Wrote some on a column for Queer Sci-Fi (may have written it all!) and started a couple of others. Wrote this week’s Friday Flash Fiction story (the last one celebrating my fifth anniversary of doing these.) Also surprised myself by … Continue reading

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