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July 23, 2007 Got to get my moving on
July 20, 2007 Stinky feet and eyeglasses
July 15, 2007 Of birthdays and Bolers
July 14, 2007 Weekend Boler update
July 14, 2007 I am cougar, hear me roar?
July 12, 2007 Booking & Synchro
July 11, 2007 And you smell like one, too
July 09, 2007 In which I introduce Kyra to Shakespeare
July 08, 2007 Things to do on a hot July weekend
July 06, 2007 Random thoughts for a Friday
July 03, 2007 Canoes and characterization
July 01, 2007 Itís A-mazing
June 30, 2007 Weekend Boler update
June 27, 2007 green and waiting
June 24, 2007 Itís fair time!
June 21, 2007 Booking through Thursday or we will bury you
June 18, 2007 It was a dark and stormy night
June 16, 2007 Paper or Plastic
June 15, 2007 Friday Fifteen
June 14, 2007 No peeking
June 13, 2007 One too many spam
June 10, 2007 Boler-ed over
June 08, 2007 Of picnics and rock star pajamas
June 05, 2007 Like Ö wow
June 04, 2007 Dancing penguins
June 02, 2007 Rainbow in the front yard
June 01, 2007 Pen, ink, and Friday Fifteen
May 31, 2007 Little House, paper, and plastic
May 30, 2007 Of secret projects and missing the mark
May 28, 2007 The requisite Childrenís Museum entry
May 25, 2007 It's a boy's life
May 24, 2007 Sprechen Sie Book It?
May 22, 2007 Dreaming about the weekend--already
May 21, 2007 Woke up this morniní
May 17, 2007 Confessions of a wanton reader
May 16, 2007 Desperately seeking Cary Grant
May 15, 2007 Eating in bed
May 14, 2007 Andrew puts the tooth fairy into the poor house & other weekend news
May 10, 2007 Donít book it
May 09, 2007 Of contests and slumps
May 08, 2007 Conversations with my children
May 07, 2007 The eight
May 03, 2007 Booking the face of evil
April 30, 2007 A Tale of Two Bís
April 27, 2007 A few of my favorite (writing) things
April 26, 2007 A dogís life
April 25, 2007 The dog that didnít want to leave
April 20, 2007 Friday Fifteen: 5x5x5
April 19, 2007 Booking it shamefully
April 18, 2007 Spring fever
April 13, 2007 Irony, she is my constant companion
April 12, 2007 RIP: Kurt Vonnegut
April 11, 2007 Can you guess what I said
April 10, 2007 Thinking about oobleck
April 08, 2007 Lame-o Easter Bunny
April 06, 2007 Fifteen things for booklovers
April 06, 2007 Writing Exercise
April 05, 2007 Headlines
April 04, 2007 Christmas lights & sour cream
April 03, 2007 Adventures of a pseudo foodie
March 31, 2007 Adventures in book buying
March 30, 2007 Friday Fifteen
March 29, 2007 Visual update
March 26, 2007 Movie meme
March 22, 2007 Booking it shortly
March 21, 2007 The peaks and valleys of writing
March 19, 2007 Random Monday
March 16, 2007 Rocks
March 15, 2007 Booking through writing
March 14, 2007 Visual DNA
March 13, 2007 Of sleeping and publishing
March 10, 2007 So I had this really great idea Ö
March 09, 2007 Tickle fights, cold war, and haircuts
March 06, 2007 By the light of a princess flashlight
March 04, 2007 Random Sunday
March 02, 2007 Snow day
March 01, 2007 Booking slowly
February 28, 2007 Donít dangle your participle in the shower
February 27, 2007 But does he do windows?
February 26, 2007 Monday's a ...
February 25, 2007 Snowbound
February 22, 2007 Booking through journals and the saga of Super Pig
February 20, 2007 Mind, screen, both are blank
February 18, 2007 Stick to the status oh
February 16, 2007 More bookish love AKA my ode to The Thorn Birds
February 15, 2007 Booked for love
February 14, 2007 How do I miss thee?
February 11, 2007 This is the end
February 10, 2007 Every day I write the book
February 08, 2007 The care and feeding of books
February 06, 2007 The three rules of writing
February 05, 2007 Writing Week in Review, Week Four
February 03, 2007 Itís minus nine degrees
February 01, 2007 Booking with aliens
January 31, 2007 The long and short of NaNo
January 30, 2007 Writing Week in Review: Week 3
January 29, 2007 The name meme
January 27, 2007 Winners, Movers, Shakers
January 26, 2007 Book bag giveaway
January 24, 2007 Quiz cop out
January 22, 2007 Writing Week in Review
January 21, 2007 Booking, a few days late
January 19, 2007 Like itís 1984
January 17, 2007 Oh, oh, Literary Mama!
January 15, 2007 Writing week in review
January 13, 2007 Dance, ballerina
January 12, 2007 Vote early, vote often
January 11, 2007 Insanity and books
January 09, 2007 Vocab
January 08, 2007 re-crouperating
January 07, 2007 Way of the word count
January 04, 2007 Writing update
January 03, 2007 Of past lives, books, and other stuff
January 02, 2007 It was a beautiful day
January 01, 2007 The year in review
December 30, 2006 Yes, but can he cook?
December 28, 2006 Letís book
December 25, 2006 Revenge of the sweet-tart candy canes
December 24, 2006 A cut to the quick
December 23, 2006 Oh, (literary) mama
December 21, 2006 The irony, oh, she is killing me
December 19, 2006 Continuing the book theme
December 18, 2006 What Kind of Reader Are You?
December 15, 2006 My darling Clementine
December 14, 2006 Secret Santas, secret armies
December 11, 2006 Have yourself a Google little Christmas
December 08, 2006 Friday = quiz day
December 05, 2006 Lunch
December 03, 2006 Fit to read
November 29, 2006 Bugz
November 27, 2006 Things I did over my Thanksgiving break
November 21, 2006 The return of the talking tape
November 19, 2006 Done
November 17, 2006 Odd
November 15, 2006 Once upon a cool motorcycle dude
November 14, 2006 Styliní
November 13, 2006 Gimme a D
November 11, 2006 Pinecones in the sand
November 10, 2006 That old tingly feeling
November 09, 2006 Booking through lists
November 08, 2006 New terms in publishing
November 07, 2006 In no particular order
November 03, 2006 Week recap
November 02, 2006 Booking Through Thursday
November 01, 2006 Of humor and gallantry
October 30, 2006 Harder to get into than a Green Day concert
October 29, 2006 Things you donít hear at the library
October 26, 2006 Practice makes perfect
October 25, 2006 Turning in jock straps and other words of wisdom
October 24, 2006 Working hard or hardly working?
October 21, 2006 The geek girlís guide to editing
October 20, 2006 Sixteen over pi
October 19, 2006 A no Windex situation
October 16, 2006 Partially done
October 13, 2006 Oh, the agony of defeat
October 12, 2006 Discrepancies
October 09, 2006 Write what you know?
October 08, 2006 Ducks and other disguises
October 07, 2006 Houston, we have a query
October 05, 2006 A book meme
October 03, 2006 This entry contains flashing
October 02, 2006 You really need to win Colin Firth
October 01, 2006 My ode to Eagle Brand
September 30, 2006 The Crusie/Mayer road show
September 29, 2006 Missing links
September 27, 2006 Home. Work.
September 25, 2006 Big red dogs and flash
September 22, 2006 Of roses and models
September 20, 2006 Iíll give you stats
September 18, 2006 Uncut!
September 17, 2006 Weekend miscellanea
September 16, 2006 Football Saturday
September 13, 2006 Dream agent
September 12, 2006 The sweetest I ever heard
September 10, 2006 Revision division
September 09, 2006 Oktoberfest
September 08, 2006 Booking Through Thursday (on a Friday)
September 07, 2006 Yeah, what she said
September 06, 2006 The marvelous life of Miss B
September 05, 2006 Back to school buzz
September 03, 2006 Rain
September 01, 2006 Myth match
August 31, 2006 Again with the book meme
August 30, 2006 I love a book meme
August 28, 2006 Itís all about football (a cry for help)
August 25, 2006 Friday makes a good quiz day
August 24, 2006 A good day
August 22, 2006 Technical Writer Haiku
August 20, 2006 The weekendís accomplishments
August 18, 2006 Fools. Love. Falling
August 17, 2006 A wrestler by any other name
August 16, 2006 The further adventures of football mom
August 16, 2006 How I stopped worrying and learned to love the publishing industry
August 14, 2006 The quiz meme
August 11, 2006 Graduation
August 10, 2006 Jump Week, Part 5
August 09, 2006 Jump Week, Part 4
August 08, 2006 Jump Week, Part 3
August 07, 2006 Jump Week, Part 2
August 05, 2006 Jump Week, Part 1
August 04, 2006 In between again
August 03, 2006 Tower Week
August 02, 2006 In between
July 31, 2006 Ground Week Part 3
July 30, 2006 Ground Week, Part 2
July 29, 2006 Ground Week, Part 1
July 28, 2006 I want to be an Airborne Ranger
July 27, 2006 In which I choose wisely
July 26, 2006 Bubble trouble
July 23, 2006 Strawberry fields forever
July 19, 2006 A decade of happiness
July 18, 2006 Found money
July 17, 2006 All the books Iíve loved before
July 16, 2006 Confessions of a JIT mom
July 14, 2006 Dying is easy, romance is hard
July 13, 2006 What kind of writer are you?
July 10, 2006 Blame my brotherís fault
July 09, 2006 My own personal trainer
July 08, 2006 Things to do when itís too hot to play outside
July 07, 2006 Life in story-land
July 05, 2006 A little light reading
July 04, 2006 Of stars and bunnies
June 30, 2006 Thatís entertainment
June 28, 2006 A duck by any other name
June 27, 2006 Kissing gram-pires
June 25, 2006 The week in pictures
June 24, 2006 TBR Challenge
June 23, 2006 Rewriting the 250
June 21, 2006 The new historical
June 20, 2006 The fine art of holding your breath
June 19, 2006 Last but not least
June 15, 2006 Ten things I like about 06
June 14, 2006 True blue Wednesday
June 13, 2006 Porta Weddings and other career opportunities
June 12, 2006 Random blog entry
June 08, 2006 Snapping Turtle Revisions
June 05, 2006 It was a Monday
June 03, 2006 Seven is the loneliest number
June 01, 2006 Next Yearís Instrument Selection and other bylines
May 29, 2006 Here and over there
May 28, 2006 Mona Lisa, nature, the nature of work, and a couple of chickens
May 26, 2006 Not so varsity blues
May 25, 2006 Doing my part
May 22, 2006 manic monday meme
May 17, 2006 Cracking the code
May 16, 2006 Double, triple still too tried to blog
May 12, 2006 Too tired to blog
May 07, 2006 Unplugged
May 04, 2006 It's in the stars
May 02, 2006 Manuscripts don't burn
April 30, 2006 The week in review
April 28, 2006 Those things I know
April 23, 2006 Presenting Between Tears
April 21, 2006 Red letter day
April 16, 2006 Spring is breaking
April 15, 2006 Of whipped cream and chicken fat
April 14, 2006 A sportsman and a scholar
April 12, 2006 The Easter Bunny is coming to town
April 10, 2006 Spring fever
April 07, 2006 A long week
April 06, 2006 Your life, by iPod
April 04, 2006 Something from nothing
April 03, 2006 Springing for Library Thing
March 31, 2006 Fridayís five random senses
March 29, 2006 That babbling fish
March 28, 2006 Go, go, Power Rangers
March 23, 2006 Keep on swimming
March 20, 2006 The power of suggestion
March 17, 2006 Short and (overly) sweet
March 15, 2006 Order of Lenin and other things you canít wear to work
March 13, 2006 The first day of the rest of your life, and other clichťs
March 12, 2006 And the ARC goes to . . .
March 10, 2006 Five minute ducks
March 10, 2006 Of super girls and warrior princesses
March 07, 2006 My first book and other disasters
March 03, 2006 Banner day
February 28, 2006 Everything old . . .
February 27, 2006 A Mills and Boone Monday
February 25, 2006 Simple joys
February 24, 2006 Anatomy of a revision
February 23, 2006 Just because itís something everyone should know
February 21, 2006 Whatís in it for you?
February 20, 2006 A thin line between love and hate?
February 20, 2006 Coffee and throwing stones
February 19, 2006 Strange Saturday
February 18, 2006 The unbearable blandness of heroines
February 14, 2006 Come to my window
February 11, 2006 Paint by numbers
February 09, 2006 Word Cloud
February 08, 2006 Time matters
February 07, 2006 Mr. DeMille, Iím ready for my close up
February 06, 2006 Lack of snark, plenty of synchronicity
February 05, 2006 Overheard before the Super bowl
February 01, 2006 This pen for hire
January 31, 2006 To do
January 28, 2006 The good, the bad, and the kimchi
January 26, 2006 The dangers of cover snark
January 25, 2006 5 weird habits
January 24, 2006 Behind door number 3
January 23, 2006 Over the rainbow
January 22, 2006 Running with scissors
January 21, 2006 Lite FM and other dangers
January 20, 2006 Iím in charge here
January 19, 2006 Rťsumťs, half birthdays, and pizzas
January 15, 2006 Tag, Iím it
January 12, 2006 Are you feeling SASE-y?
January 11, 2006 I <3 the internet
January 06, 2006 The writing desk
January 05, 2006 We got your updates here
January 04, 2006 Going somewhere?
January 01, 2006 Brother, can you spare a scene?
December 30, 2005 Plans, I got (evil) plans
December 28, 2005 No Such Agency
December 25, 2005 Christmas consumer alert
December 24, 2005 Camera-ready Christmas
December 23, 2005 How do you know what you donít know?
December 22, 2005 What to my wondering eyes
December 19, 2005 Overheard and over word count
December 17, 2005 Love the book
December 15, 2005 Home again, home again
December 11, 2005 O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree
December 09, 2005 Things
December 05, 2005 When a request isnít
December 03, 2005 If on a winterís night a traveler . . .
December 01, 2005 The dictionary in your head
November 29, 2005 When words fail
November 23, 2005 Printing the 51, again, and again, and again
November 21, 2005 Cold, counts, and other conundrums
November 18, 2005 Could anyone actually be this boring?
November 16, 2005 Thoughts for a snowy Minnesota day
November 15, 2005 Please donít let me be misunderstood
November 11, 2005 Over at the WNP
November 09, 2005 Murphyís Laws of Writing
November 08, 2005 Of midpoints and the wingman of destruction
November 05, 2005 Whatís wrong with this picture?
November 04, 2005 The jokeís on me
November 03, 2005 Five year olds in Russia know more than you
November 02, 2005 Can you get a degree in that?
October 29, 2005 That name game
October 28, 2005 Fortune Friday
October 27, 2005 Tumbling off the bandwagon
October 26, 2005 Fall color
October 23, 2005 Dogs playing monopoly
October 19, 2005 Is that a manuscript in your pocket?
October 18, 2005 The things they say, family-style
October 16, 2005 How does your brain work?
October 14, 2005 The things they say . . .
October 13, 2005 And now for something completely different
October 09, 2005 Thatís me: weird and not much fun
October 07, 2005 Whoosh!
October 03, 2005 The chaiís on me
September 28, 2005 Itís comfy under that rock
September 28, 2005 A captain by any other name
September 25, 2005 Printing the 430
September 23, 2005 Color my world
September 22, 2005 Writing Serendipity
September 18, 2005 Writing the 250
September 15, 2005 Adventures in grocery shopping
September 11, 2005 Once more, with feeling
September 09, 2005 Things to do
September 04, 2005 The price of leadership
August 26, 2005 Adventures of a newly-minted football mom
August 20, 2005 We interrupt this recap . . .
August 16, 2005 I am so not a Constantine girl
August 13, 2005 No rest for the weary
August 10, 2005 Charity Unplugged
August 07, 2005 Rock and roll lifestyle
August 05, 2005 The story behind the story
August 05, 2005 The news before the news
August 03, 2005 This is *so* me
July 31, 2005 Define Aunt
July 28, 2005 Cool writing stuff for hot summer days
July 27, 2005 I had no idea
July 24, 2005 That kind of weekend
July 22, 2005 More Heroís Journey
July 22, 2005 Sweeping Duty
July 21, 2005 I can hear clearly now the pain is gone
July 20, 2005 Just say no
July 19, 2005 Breakfast for dinner
July 16, 2005 Very hot, very tired, a few pics
July 14, 2005 That's who I am
July 11, 2005 Is this me?
July 09, 2005 Albino Poet
July 08, 2005 Breathing space
July 05, 2005 Wild, wild west
July 02, 2005 The soundtrack of their lives
June 29, 2005 Hollywood comes to St. Paul
June 28, 2005 Life Blogger
June 24, 2005 Reflections
June 22, 2005 Proof in the pictures
June 21, 2005 What would you write?
June 20, 2005 You ought to be in pictures
June 17, 2005 Are you sure you want to call it that?
June 15, 2005 So thatís how itís done
June 14, 2005 A roundup oí stuff
June 09, 2005 Iím completely powerless
June 07, 2005 Weíd love to publish you, Miss, but . . .
June 06, 2005 Sheís all that (and a bag of chips)
June 03, 2005 Oh, Miss! You left your elephant in the living room.
June 01, 2005 Itís a fact
May 31, 2005 I know Iíve said this before . . .
May 28, 2005 Now thatís a party
May 25, 2005 Iím committed
May 24, 2005 Write, donít think
May 23, 2005 Boy, 8, cooks dinner
May 18, 2005 Little pink houses
May 14, 2005 The horse you rode in on
May 13, 2005 Fortunes on Friday the thirteenth
May 10, 2005 Measure twice, cut once
May 08, 2005 Wake me when itís over
May 06, 2005 Iím baaack!
April 29, 2005 If itís Friday . . .
April 27, 2005 About those books . . .
April 25, 2005 Take (Golden) Heart
April 22, 2005 Of Writing and Bubble Yum
April 21, 2005 Starz in my eyes
April 19, 2005 Napster mind blank
April 18, 2005 Book Millionaire redux
April 17, 2005 Reading Log addition
April 15, 2005 Fridayís fortune
April 14, 2005 Writing not required
April 12, 2005 Keeping drama on the page
April 10, 2005 You ought to be in pictures . . .
April 08, 2005 W-A-L-K
April 05, 2005 Y-A-W-N
April 01, 2005 Wind up and a pitch
March 29, 2005 Of printers and pitches
March 27, 2005 Itís all about chemistry
March 24, 2005 Too funny not to share
March 23, 2005 Time matters
March 22, 2005 Short post
March 22, 2005 March: out like a bear?
March 16, 2005 Itís a sad thing
March 14, 2005 Brother, can you spare a timeline?
March 11, 2005 Ten things
March 08, 2005 That one-inch picture frame
March 06, 2005 So many books
March 03, 2005 The TBR pile grows to epic proportions
March 02, 2005 My patchwork novel
March 01, 2005 Random Acts
February 28, 2005 Drive-bys
February 25, 2005 Itís so taxing
February 24, 2005 The wacky world
February 22, 2005 Serenity and Swearing
February 17, 2005 Feedback is not a good thing
February 16, 2005 Release your inner princess
February 14, 2005 <3
February 13, 2005 What is love? For Valentineís Day
February 11, 2005 Death of a Playwright
February 10, 2005 Todayís Blog brought to you by John Lennon
February 08, 2005 Blog Rulz
February 06, 2005 Grumpy
February 04, 2005 Lost in Good Books
February 02, 2005 Finding Winn Dixie
February 01, 2005 Oh, Miss! Donít forget your dead horse
January 31, 2005 GMC ~ Too much of a good thing?
January 30, 2005 Are you serious?
January 29, 2005 Thoughts on the Golden Heart
January 26, 2005 Carl lands in my mailbox
January 20, 2005 Bowled over
January 19, 2005 Donít be alarmed
January 12, 2005 Not exactly Manolo Blahniks
January 10, 2005 Whatís wrong with this scene, part III
January 09, 2005 Whatís wrong with this scene, part II
January 07, 2005 Air Guitars
January 03, 2005 Bridget Jones meets Carl Faberge
December 30, 2004 How grammatically sound are you?
December 29, 2004 The Notify List
December 27, 2004 Not everyone will like your zoo
December 17, 2004 One way to raise the stakes
December 05, 2004 Yowza!
October 24, 2004 An Apple a Day
October 23, 2004 I'm jobful!
October 01, 2004 October Excitement
September 14, 2004 Chi-chi Popeye
September 05, 2004 Get a Life
August 26, 2004 Walking, and writing, in the rain
August 13, 2004 Pretty gutsy
August 09, 2004 Eight Years
July 30, 2004 Straight from France to my head
July 19, 2004 Rule of Twelve
July 15, 2004 Dallas, and Editors, and Bears, Oh My!
July 14, 2004 The Wet Noodle Posse
July 11, 2004 What a long, strange trip itís been
June 24, 2004 PT Cruising
June 07, 2004 Too tired to blog
June 02, 2004 Too much time on my hands
May 26, 2004 Ode to Kitty
May 24, 2004 Giddy
May 20, 2004 Boxes
May 19, 2004 Ask and ye shall receive
May 17, 2004 And you thought your basement was messy
May 12, 2004 Whatís a writer to do?
May 02, 2004 But on the bright side, the living room is now clean
April 22, 2004 From the mouths of second graders
March 30, 2004 So much for promises
March 07, 2004 This is The End
March 06, 2004 YA Fiction
March 05, 2004 What Book Are You?
March 03, 2004 Submission black hole
February 24, 2004 A bombshell in my mailbox
February 14, 2004 A new look
February 12, 2004 It's a sad, sad world we live in
February 07, 2004 Why I sometimes hate the Internet
February 07, 2004 The upside to rejection
January 29, 2004 More Bombshell news!
January 24, 2004 Bombshell Bombshell!
January 20, 2004 Return of the Blog!