Monthly Archives: March 2014

Spring Fever

Kage Baker was the most productive person I have ever known. Not the fastest, not the most industrious. Not the most dedicated, even; though she could and did apply a grim and implacable determination to jobs when required. That was … Continue reading

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Writers Never Forget

Kage Baker was as susceptible to Spring fever as anyone else. She was just as likely to stare a soft silver spring day in the eye and surrender at 50 years old, as she had been at a dreamy 15. … Continue reading

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Spring: Okay, Probably

Kage Baker only used the calendar loosely to establish the turning seasons. As she said, (tenting her fingers and looking pious):  “The air and earth have their own ideas, which are based on rhythms man cannot entirely fathom nor control … Continue reading

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Spring?

Kage Baker liked Spring. Well, most people do, of course. Winter ends, the snow becomes scarce, flowers bloom, baby animals frolic through the new grass. The earth and air warm up, and with any luck (as Sir Terry Pratchett says) … Continue reading

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Waiting

Kage Baker was all too familiar with holding patterns. And she hated them. Waiting for anything, for any reason, was just not Kage’s forte. Patience, now: she had that, and could bring enormous patience to a task she had initiated … Continue reading

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Celebrate. Go On, Celebrate Anything At All …

Kage Baker was very fond of holidays. Her general feeling was, any excuse for a party was a good one. But she was really rather irritated by made-up modern ones. Things like Executive Assistants Day, and National Puppy Day, and … Continue reading

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Abventures Be Us

Kage Baker once remarked, “We don’t have adventures. We have AB-ventures.” Meaning the things that happened to us were exciting, dangerous but most of all – weird. I think we may have been stuck on a section of railroad track … Continue reading

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