Monthly Archives: April 2016

What A Piece of Work

Kage Baker tried assiduously to not pay close first-hand attention to the world. She loved life, living, her family and friends, chocolate, the sea, Harry, music – you know, the world in general; as seen through the eyes of one … Continue reading

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Where Does The Time Go, Anyway?

Kage Baker often wondered aloud: where has the Time gone? Actually, she tended to scream it frantically, demanding to know who had made off with the time she needed to complete something. because someone had to be responsible – time … Continue reading

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Sightseeing Through The Plot Holes

Kage Baker  loved writing on a computer. She loved the Internet. She loved the availability of an endless supply of vast, easily-accessed databases, where she could graze at will and at random. She was a careful researcher. She liked her … Continue reading

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When You Should Write

Kage Baker was known to be a prolific writer. In the 13 years of her professional career (1997 to 2009), plus a few posthumous credits since, she published  13 or 15 novels (depending on how you count); over 70 stories, … Continue reading

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A Wee Small Voice, Turned Up To 11

Kage Baker  just wanted to tell stories, you know? She was a born story-teller. Speculations, ideas, alternative endings and plots bubbled constantly to the forefront of her mind, and she was one of those people whose brain automatically cast it … Continue reading

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Aaand – Boiling Over and Putting Out the Fire

Kage Baker did not read her own correspondence. Not the first time, anyway. She had me open and read it, unless she was very sure of the news. And if she had a story out for consideration, no power on … Continue reading

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Green Socks & Backwards Hats

Kage Baker was a superstitious person. It was a deliberate cultural choice on her part. I think the trappings appealed to her aesthetically. Also, she felt superstition was a way to influence inevitable fortune. It was a thumb on the … Continue reading

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