Monthly Archives: February 2016

How To Write?

Kage Baker, being a methodical person,  had distinct steps leading up to the daily act of writing. They worked, too. She followed her specialized preparation regimen and 9 times times out 10, she settled down at the end and wrote … Continue reading

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New Gardens

Kage Baker took enormous pride and comfort in gardening. At heart, she was an Entwife. Gardening was what she went out and did when she was bored; when she was depressed; when she was mired in writer’s block. It was … Continue reading

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The Calm Before

Kage Baker regarded February as the last month of peace in any new year. It was usually the last stretch of time we had to sleep late and wander around,  before our annual activities would rev up. That’s because for, … Continue reading

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The Last Time I Will Cut My Hair

Kage Baker understood dramatic gestures. She was a writer – her own dramatic gestures were often entire novels; most of which were designed , at least in part,  to articulate deep, old feelings in her heart. But she quite loathed … Continue reading

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Super? Bowl Sunday, Anyway

Kage Baker detested football. She wasn’t fond of most sports – except some classic ones she only watched at the Olympics – but American football most especially riled her. She wasn’t that fond of British footie, either, but at least … Continue reading

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