Welcome to Word Nerd Scribbles, an author platform for S.G. Baker, where I bring you free flash fiction every week, book reviews bi-weekly, writing tips and author updates monthly, and connect you to my publications. Take a look at what I have to offer below, sign up for my newsletter, or get in contact if you would like a book review from me. Thanks so much for stopping by.

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Weekly short stories about the whimsical and the weird. Catch the Hopeful Wanderer tales here or on Twitter and Facebook.

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Bi-weekly reviews of the books I’m reading. Want me to review your book? Check out the contact form below.


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The Hopeful Wanderer – Bloodred Blight

Blood, slick and swift, dribbled like drops of rain from the needle tips of a tall, old pine. Red gathered around the base of the trunk, staining scrub, dirt, and stones alike. Lessening along the height of the pine, but climbing ever upward, spreading down limb and bough. A bloodred pool glistened at the tree’s […]

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The Hopeful Wanderer – Sea Sparkle

Craggy rocks nipped at the soles of my feet as I clambered from a sparkling sea. Close to shore, blue light limned the water around every stone, brightening and dimming with the ebb and flow of the waves. Blue clung to my skin, outlining my toes, creeping up my legs. Growing heavier and heavier. Should […]

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I read these genres/categories:

  • Fantasy
  • Urban Fantasy
  • Paranormal
  • Science Fiction
  • Young Adult SFF
  • New Adult SFF
  • Horror Lite

I do not read these genres/categories:

  • Heavy Romance
  • Erotica
  • Vampires

Not all those who wander are lost.


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Word Nerd Scribbles is an author platform for S.G. Baker, where she brings readers free flash fiction, book reviews, and writing tips, as well as opportunities to purchase her published works.

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