Entries by Jacob Baugher

Sausage Soup

by Jacob Baugher   When the three sweating golfers in Speedos sink into the hotel’s Jacuzzi, I float to the pantry. Chef Jimmy never notices me. He’s too old to believe in ghosts. I grab onions, carrots, and the butcher knife too. When I return, I add the veggies, some spices, crank up the heat. […]

Dealing with Rejection and Story Mechanics

As someone who’s read slush before (not for BHP, for Flash Fiction Online) and as someone who subs to pro markets fairly regularly and has their MFA in fiction, and who teaches fiction writing at the university level,  I just want to offer my thoughts. Hopefully they’re helpful.