Monthly Archives: September 2016

September 8th

Kage Baker hated waiting for things. She despised anticipation, especially if she was forced to endure it. About the most she could stand happily was seeing her presents for a birthday or Christmas the night before – so she could … Continue reading

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Juggling Jigsaws

Kage Baker – although she could and did concentrate on a given project with laser-like specificity – had a little personal trick for keeping her creativity interested in what it need to do. She always tried to have more than … Continue reading

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Jigsaw Puzzles

Kage Baker loved jigsaw puzzles. She was great at them, too. Even when she so ill, at the end, that she had to use a wheel chair or gurney to get in and out of the radiation therapy clinic – … Continue reading

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A Zombie Story

Kage Baker didn’t  like zombies. Not even in October, when her fondness for all monsters was at its peak. She had no respect for werewolves – a childhood spent watching Lon Chaney Jr. as the Wolfman leaves an entirely different … Continue reading

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What Comes Next?

Kage Baker – a born storyteller and compulsive raconteuse – nonetheless depended heavily on this phrase for inspiration. When her normal steady pace slacked for a moment, or a plot was wandering out of the Fields We Know (or at … Continue reading

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Dancing Tonight

Kage Baker, as I have often reported, believed in celebrating at every possible opportunity. She felt that anything could be enhanced by making it the center of a celebration. Also, the more things you found to honor with a good … Continue reading

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I Will Not Be Silenced – Even By Me

Kage Baker was often urged to write a blog. She always refused, at least initially. That doesn’t mean she agreed to do it later; it means that you got one courteous “No, thank you”, and then she ignored you thereafter. … Continue reading

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