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Never Name The Thing You Fear

Kage Baker was superstitious, in a personal, individual way. That is, she was superstitious about only a few things, and in only a few ways, that were important to her. Common superstitions didn’t quite cut it for her. She believed … Continue reading

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Hyper- vs. Hypo – vs. It’s All Good!

Kage Baker, like all writers, resented her occasional fits of writer’s block. Never mind that hers were inhumanly brief, especially compared with many other, famous, unfortunate writers. There are some who spent more time blocked than they did writing, and … Continue reading

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This Time, I’ll Yell Out

Kage Baker had one dependable solution for those moments when the world became too much for her. That was to write. Because really, kids, let’s be honest. Unless you are Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (or on serious drugs. Or maybe … Continue reading

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Little Things

Kage Baker tried her best to ignore the little niggling attacks of life on her time and energy. Large portions of her schedules were designed to resist the effects of the tiny problems, the ones that crowd into your time … Continue reading

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Flat Tire At The Crossroads

Kage Baker¬† wanted her life to run a certain way. She worked hard at getting it that way, and she didn’t like changes to the things she had painstakingly established. No one really does – but not everyone labours with … Continue reading

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What A Piece of Work

Kage Baker tried assiduously to not pay close first-hand attention to the world. She loved life, living, her family and friends, chocolate, the sea, Harry, music – you know, the world in general; as seen through the eyes of one … Continue reading

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The Last Time I Will Cut My Hair

Kage Baker understood dramatic gestures. She was a writer – her own dramatic gestures were often entire novels; most of which were designed , at least in part,¬† to articulate deep, old feelings in her heart. But she quite loathed … Continue reading

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