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I Need To Start Again

Kage Baker didn’t have the easiest of lives. Let’s face it; few people do, and most of those are no one you’d want to know. She persevered, though, and enjoyed the vast majority of her days. When it was obvious … Continue reading

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There IS Someone Out There

Kage Baker was always curious about who her readers were. Not one by one, so much: she was terminally shy, and always dreaded having to talk to fans individually.  But she really was interested in who they were in general, … Continue reading

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Grass and Air

Kage Baker did a surprisingly good Blanch De Bois imitation. She wasn’t the sort of woman poor Blanche is, but she could summon an astounding Southern drawl from the depths of her maternal genome. Kage could coo like a born … Continue reading

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PSA

Kage Baker was always astounded by the support and love of her friends. She got insane amounts of letters in her final days – wonderful, encouraging, supportive and accepting letters (some from you, our Dear Readers) and they surprised the … Continue reading

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Being Dunyazade

Kage Baker felt that accessorizing was a vital component of life. All tasks and experiences, she believed, were enhanced by having the appropriate add-ons to hand: the right idols, the right music, the right snacks. The idea was to broaden … Continue reading

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Red Tape Doesn’t Hold Anything Together

Kage Baker  faced all the wretched details of her mortal illness with extraordinary courage and grace. She didn’t cry or whine, she remained polite to nurses and technicians, and she always tried to treat her caregivers with courtesy.  She said … Continue reading

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Intermission!

Kage Baker loved the old-fashioned Intermission ads you get in some movie theatres. Nowadays, they can include all manner of bells and whistles – enormous panning shots of Brobdingnagian candy counters, CGI roller coasters shooting you right into a bucket … Continue reading

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