Monthly Archives: April 2017

Updates, Squinting

Kage Baker never really worried about her eyesight. She was slightly near-sighted but not enough to wear glasses most of her life. She was, as a baby, reputedly as cross-eyed as a Siamese kitten (and undoubtedly as cranky – it … Continue reading

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It’s Shakespeare’s Birthday. Have A Drink!

Kage Baker always took care to lift a glass of something or other on this day, in honour of that finest (so far,anyway) writer in the English language: William Shakespeare. Son of a glover, husband of a really patient woman, … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Weekend in Arkham

Kage Baker was a firm believer that the world needed to be shut out from time to time. Mind you, by from time to time, she usually meant round the clock. However, even Kage admitted that the world needed to … Continue reading

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Gotta Catch ‘Em All

Kage Baker not only rarely suffered from writer’s block – she also bubbled over pretty much continually with ideas for stories. The cosmic injustice of this was obvious, and she readily allowed it – but, as she pointed out, it … Continue reading

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Migraines and Spring

Kage Baker suffered from migraines all her life. They were perfectly awful at times – the kind where the sufferer gives serious consideration to sawing their own head off, or taking a  drill to her temple … she always claimed … Continue reading

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Spring And Friday

Kage Baker loved Fridays. She imprinted on weekends very early in life, long before Fridays and Mondays became the school-arbitrated doorwards for the Country of Weekends. Friday meant the next day was Saturday, and that meant morning cartoons! Kage in … Continue reading

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So, It’s Not Exactly About Time

Kage Baker, when queried about her choice of subject matter, always replied that she had not intended to write about time travel. It just sort of happened. What she intended to write was full-blown, fairly high fantasy: heroes. High Priests. … Continue reading

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