Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Doctor Is In

Kage Baker invented Dr. Zeus Inc., as the lynchpin of her time travel stories. Dr. Zeus became semi-affectionately known to its Operatives as “The Company”. The Company invented Time Travel, and immortality. The immortality process was an addendum to the … Continue reading

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Grumping Is Out

Kage Baker, being a basically courteous person, acknowledged that sometimes people are just not in a good mood.  She never told people to smile or to just get over themselves; she hated it – though silently and with  ladylike restraint, … Continue reading

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Normalcy Is Back In Effect

Kage Baker approved of normalcy. For a given value of normalcy, anyway. A value mostly exclusive to her household, and not in particular alignment with anyone else’s definition. On the other hand, she felt strongly that other people ought to … Continue reading

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Temporarily Out Of Order

Kage Baker loved the work of Robin Williams. She also knew him to be a nice guy, as anyone who ever met him – no matter how casually – was wont to testify. He died yestreday,  pretty much of being … Continue reading

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How To Work A Lazy Sunday

Kage Baker loved lazy Sundays. They have rules, though. They have to be an unforced blossom in the garden of life. They can’t be made, or planned for in advance. They just happen. You wake up naturally – nothing wakes … Continue reading

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Writing Like A Madwoman

Kage Baker was prone to frantic fits of writing. Sometimes an idea would seize her with such force and authority that she became a quivering magnetized needle at her desk – utterly focussed on getting the words out of her … Continue reading

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Daily Chores In The Time of Writing

Kage Baker  loved the act of writing. She always had, from her first flow-of-consciousness baby scribbles (you know, big loops and zigzags done in private languages and crayon) to her last staccato typing on a wireless keyboard. It’s why she … Continue reading

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