Monthly Archives: June 2016

Bisy – Backson

Kage Baker was a salamander. A desert nymph – a cactacead? – or a fire elemental or an actual genie: they’re supposed to be smokeless flames in their natural forms. Maybe a dragon of some sort; she was partly of … Continue reading

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The Tor Re-read Rolls Along!

Kage Baker would be so thrilled to know that Stephan Raets is doing a re-read of her work at Tor! She much admired and enjoyed the re-reads that are done there, following many of them herself – she always wanted … Continue reading

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I Digress

Kage Baker was a humanist. It wasn’t in place of religion, as so many shallow conservatives seem to think; it wasn’t an article of faith, because it didn’t require any faith. She was a humanist the same way she was … Continue reading

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June 11th

Kage Baker was born on Jun 10, 1952. That was yestreday. I wrote a blog about it – a nice balance, I thought, between fond sentimentality and the aching void in my heart that never goes away – between long … Continue reading

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New Horizons

Kage Baker saw herself as a methodical, orderly person. Which she was. She was scrupulous about her methods, which she refined throughout her career as a writer. She was dedicated to order, and enforced it ruthlessly – even more on … Continue reading

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The Process

Kage Baker was a methodical person. She liked to have set methods of doing things; checklists, processes, standard ways of getting from A to Z on a task. She preferred to know what she was going to do before she … Continue reading

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Retail Therapy

Kage Baker loved shopping: for anything, with anyone, anywhere. She didn’t even care if she bought anything – she just loved to shop. She could really get behind Retail Therapy. I hate it. I’d like to get behind Retail activity … Continue reading

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