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 – To Be Known

Cradled in the palms of a young man was a nest of interwoven brown twigs, the bowl filled to the brim with tiny eggs the color of spring. Buttery yellow, pastel pink, hazy purple, soft white. All speckled with little red dots, minuscule dribbles of blood. The clack as they jostled against each other promised […]

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The Hopeful Wanderer – Making Arrangements

Stacks of desert rocks dotted the sand, piled high and straight. Each painted a different color of the rainbow, each the size of my head or bigger. But in the early morning light, my guide and I noted in silence how around the toes of these rainbow pillars, the light pink and the light blue […]

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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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