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Yet More Progress! (Amazingly!) Progress Report From Jeff Baker, May 26, 2020.

Didn’t think I was going to get to it, but I wrote a few lines on the mystery, even more importantly I tightened up a few things. The MS has at least a page-and-a-half of notes written IN CAPITAL LETTERS, … Continue reading

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Editing is Progress Too! (So is deleting, for that matter!) Progress Report for May25, 2020, from Jeff Baker.

Did a little historical research on the mystery I’m writing and found a couple of goofs I needed to correct (which I did!) and also found some things I could use to clarify the descriptions, and fixed that. Also read … Continue reading

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Progress Report for May 24, 2020 from Jeff Baker.

Wrote about 2 1/4 pages on the story I may send off in the Fall. Action, adventure, fantasy and swords! That’s all for now!

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Actually Some Progress! Progress Report for May 23, 2020 by Jeff Baker.

Hadn’t worked on the mystery in a few days so I took the best writing advice I could ever give (maybe the only good advice!) and started writing at a part where I DID have some idea what to do … Continue reading

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(Not Much) Progress Report for May 21, 2020 by Jeff Baker.

For what it’s worth I finished the Friday Flash story.  Got a magazine in the mail I’m writing a story for, not open for submissions until later in the year, reading through it. Nice, fun pulp stuff. Slept too late … Continue reading

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Readin’ and Writin’. Progress Report for May 19/20th, 2020 by Jeff Baker

Wrote some more on the Friday Flash story on Tuesday, should have finished it. On Wednesday, I got two pieces of mail; “Science Fiction the Early Years” by Everett F. Bleiler. This hefty volume (about 1,000 words!) is a guide … Continue reading

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Progress Report; May 18, 2020 from Jeff Baker.

Surprised myself by knuckling down and working on the mystery. Rearranged chunks of the story, bringing introductions of our detective, suspects and victim early on. Makes more sense and will help the story flow. Also worked on the Friday Flash … Continue reading

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On Board With a Progress Report for May 16/17, 2020, from Jeff Baker.

Wrote some of the Friday Flash story; “With Wings on His Feet” as well as a brand-new story inspired by a reference to a Bruce Coville story (on his birthday!) and a memory of the Renaissance Faires at Newman. This … Continue reading

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Progress Report by Jeff Baker, May 14, 2020.

Was lazy and well-fed and didn’t have any real intention of working on the WIP tonight (actually early this morning, around 2:00am) but I read through it and started re-arranging some of it. It exists in big chunks, labeled things … Continue reading

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Progress Report: May 11/12, 2020 by Jeff Baker.

Not much to report today: I proofread the Queer Sci-Fi column that needs to be posted. And I wrote the Friday Flash Fiction story for the week; probably influenced by my reading of some of L. Frank Baum’s short stories, … Continue reading

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