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Independence Day, 2019: STAND UP

Kage Baker was devoted and steadfast in her love for the United States. She voted in every election since she reached the age of 18, obeyed the laws, paid her taxes, showed up for jury duty – even volunteered at … Continue reading

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First Dispatch of ?

Kage Baker¬† spent her last day, from dawn to sunset, in a blazing performance as hostess to her family and friends. She dictated the notes for three stories to me, 2 of which have since been published. The red sky … Continue reading

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Now I Am 66

Kage Baker held, as one of her core beliefs, that truth is not only stranger than fiction – it is a lot more interesting. She herself was honest to the proverbial fault; i.e., she told the truth even if it … Continue reading

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Almost My Birthday. Eek, Wearily.

Kage Baker’s memory had a lot to contend with this week.¬† Birthdays. Heat. Domestic endurance trials. British television. All these have been contributing to my not writing for the last couple of days. It’s getting hot here – finally and … Continue reading

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Teeth

Kage Baker had blessedly little experience with writer’s block, as I have said. She had even less tolerance for what little block she did suffer. She could power through just about any pain, even the beginnings of a migraine. She … Continue reading

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My Mind Is An Echoing Void

Kage Baker … was given to many peculiar habits and opinions, which still make my life interesting; and not necessarily in a good way. She was genuinely fond of her agent, Linn Prentis; despite Linn taking Kage less and less … Continue reading

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Kage Baker Is Right – Again

Kage Baker took it as a surety – and practiced it, and preached it, too – that writing was a panacea for all pains. It started when she was a little girl. Shortly after Kage discovered she could continue the … Continue reading

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