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It’s Headache Season. Of course.

Kage Baker always associated her migraines with hot weather – late July and August, when all of California’s hills were covered with either asphalt you could fry an egg on; or with miles of the wild oats that have covered … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

Kage Baker’s birthday is today. She would have been 67 years old – eye to eye with 70, and probably complaining about it. I can’t quite imagine what she would look like at this age. The ways I have changed … Continue reading

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I Will Not Be Silenced – Even By Me

Kage Baker was often urged to write a blog. She always refused, at least initially. That doesn’t mean she agreed to do it later; it means that you got one courteous “No, thank you”, and then she ignored you thereafter. … Continue reading

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Bisy – Backson

Kage Baker was a salamander. A desert nymph – a cactacead? – or a fire elemental or an actual genie: they’re supposed to be smokeless flames in their natural forms. Maybe a dragon of some sort; she was partly of … Continue reading

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