Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween Again!

Kage Baker loved Halloween. Being a respectable person, she gave up actually trick or treating when she was 12 – but, being amply supplied with younger siblings, nieces and nephews, she kept going out on the trail until she was … Continue reading

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Mumping

Kage Baker sometimes declared that some days were just … gone. Wasted. The sun comes out too late and watery to do one any good, and yet the weather will not do anything hearty. Like rain. Rain would be nice. … Continue reading

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Causes and Effects and Effects of Causes

Kage Baker seldom explained herself. In part that was because she seldom felt that she needed to explain anything. She was a very private person, and abhorred drawing attention to herself – she always felt that being noticed was an … Continue reading

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Completing A Step

Kage Baker had special rituals in place for all the events of a writer’s life. Rituals to honour the receipt of a contract, or a check. The special dance she danced when her author’s copies arrived. The rite to heal … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead

Kage Baker¬† was picky¬† about her monsters. Zombies never really made the cut. She did have a slight soft spot for 1932’s White Zombies, but it was only due to loyalty to Bela Lugosi. Lugosi is interesting in it, but … Continue reading

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Autumn Tasks

Kage Baker was energized by autumn. It was part of her inner squirrel sympathies. Ever since she was very small, she had liked to pretend to be a squirrel; as a child, she would scurry about the enormous yard that … Continue reading

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Voices and Outside Noise

Kage Baker had a will of iron. This led to a lot of unfortunate confrontations in her childhood – she had a quiet but unbreakable adamancy that drove many adults to hysteria. She couldn’t be bought off with one treat … Continue reading

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