Monthly Archives: July 2013

Three Years and 800 Essays

Kage Baker never wrote about her illness. She meant to – a thousand peculiar and fascinating things happened during her year-long journey through cancer. But she never had the energy and the time simultaneously. As the time grew shorter and … Continue reading

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Three Days In Cedars

Kage Baker often said I needed a keeper. She worried about it a lot in her final illness. How was I going to survive my tendency to get lost everywhere? Who would remind me to take my pills? Or eat? … Continue reading

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Life Is Happening

_Kage Baker subscribed firmly to the idea that life is what happens when you’re making other plans. I had planned to go to a standard checkup with my cardiologist today. Then I planned to go home. However … My heart … Continue reading

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Blinded By The Light (7/18 Entry 2)

Kage Baker wore reading glasses. That is, she wore them to read notes and scripts at convention events; to watch television (but not at the movies); and to actually read books least of all. That was because she found it … Continue reading

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By Request PSA (7/18 Entry 1)

Kage Baker is having a pretty good publishing year, especially for a writer who is, you know, dead. I’ve been asked to keep you up to date on what’s coming when, Dear Readers. So here is a PSA to present … Continue reading

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Science!

Kage Baker was cautiously interested by science. It’s kind of a requisite for a science fiction writer. Luckily, there all sorts of studies that qualify as science – it’s not all the hard stuff like physics or engineering. Even though … Continue reading

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Time Off

Kage Baker liked sabbaticals. The dictionary definition includes the classical meaning of a year off granted to a teacher, for study and/or travel – usually every 7 years. Kage liked the ritual sound of that, as if (she said) you … Continue reading

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