Monthly Archives: January 2017

January 30, 2017

Kage Baker spent her last January 30th as the belle of a small but lively ball. Most of her family and some friends came to see her, in her big wooden bed in Pismo Beach, in her pirate-themed bedroom. She … Continue reading

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It Died With Its Word Processor On

Kage BakerĀ once had a habit of not turning her programs off before she exited them. This resulted in a lot of lost updates, new work, and sometimes entire documents – her preferred method being to yank the portable medium right … Continue reading

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Another PSA

Kage Baker didn’t believe in beating dead horses. (It’s mean.) Also, she could tell when a continuing activity was futile. My little Buke is giving out. It’s dropping pages and tabs, losing files (horrors!) and refusing to hold a charge. … Continue reading

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Destination: Pacific Grove

Kage Baker regarded Pacific Grove as a destination resort. It’s not that peculiar; lots of people do, since Pacific Grove is one of the prettiest, most packed full of good restaurants, covered with butterflies cities in the world. (It’s a … Continue reading

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I’m Off To Meet The Muse

Kage Baker relied heavily on writing holidays. They were one of the primary energy sources for her creativity. One was always necessary when she started a new book, or got a custom assignment, or hit the 7th-inning doldrums on a … Continue reading

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Internal Phrenology

Kage Baker got a lot of questions about her immortal, time-travelling cyborg Operatives. And thinly disguised in every question – except when it was asked outright – was the plaintive question, “Could I be an Operative?” To which, Kage immediately … Continue reading

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Poor Workmen

Kage Baker was a firm proponent of the adage, It’s a poor workman that blames his tools. She felt that it was undoubtedly true in its original meaning, that it’s a chicken-weenie way to excuse your own bad work by … Continue reading

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