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Why Paddy’s Not At Work Today

Kage Baker did her best to work at her writing every single day. She had an unusually implacable work ethic, and succeeded at this goal much more than most people do. Especially writers. Writers are notorious for failing to write. … Continue reading

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Hitting My Mark

Kage Baker liked, and made, detailed plans. She was gifted when necessity required improvisation – she could come up with truly amazing solutions when Fate screwed the regular plan over, and arses had to be pulled from fires. Life in … Continue reading

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In Thunder Weather

Kage Baker passionately loved the early summer weather of Southern California. What she loved best were the warm, grey days – May Grey, June Gloom, July Oh-Why: whatever the idiot news people called those weeks-long periods when coastal California warms … Continue reading

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Lammas

Kage Baker loved celebrating Lammas. High summer and Harvest combined. The exotic apple stand up one of the canyons above Avila Bay was finally open, and every day thunderheads floated out over the blue, blue Pacific. If we were going … Continue reading

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National Birthday

Kage Baker loved the Fourth of July. Part of it was because Kage loved the United States of America. She had a deep, personal, everyday sort of patriotism – she wasn’t much of a flag waver, she simply did her … Continue reading

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This Is Where I Came In

Kage Baker always made as much of a to-do about my birthday as possible. Not only did she like any excuse for a party; she felt that the older one got, the more one ought to celebrate one’s natal anniversaries. … Continue reading

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Not Bad, For A Start

Kage Baker‘s favourite season was summer. It was the time of year when she was least likely to be confined to the house, at school or cold. Days were long, plums were in season, rum drinks grew on every¬† tree … Continue reading

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