The Writer's Desk

Writing, publishing & marketing notes from Jamie DeBree & her alter egos

Category: Writer’s Notes

August 15, 2013: More LC

Writing Session 1: Lemon CreamAuthor/Genre: TM/erotic romanceWords written: 352    Total words: 14,298Time Spent:  15 minutes (break)  Notes: *Sigh.* Fine. Be that way, Susan. Dang it.  I get it, but at least hear the guy out, okay? I mean seriously. Don’t break your author’s heart. That’s just mean. No other writing today, I’m afraid. Busy afternoon […]

August 14, 2013: Lemon Cream

Writing Session 1: Lemon CreamAuthor/Genre: TM/erotic romanceWords written: 550     Total words: 13,946Time Spent:  30 minutes (after work)  Notes: Super-busy day today, so no breaks, dang it. And it took me awhile to get into this scene because I didn’t really want to write it. Why? Because the decisions made here will determine a lot going […]

August 13, 2013: Tea Party Day…

Writing Session 1: Jasmine BetrayalAuthor/Genre: JD/romantic suspenseWords written: 136Total words: 1093Time Spent:  15 minutes (break)   Notes: Slow start today…I don’t often know so much about the background beforehand (this time it sort of just all came to mind in a huge plot chunk right away, which is odd), so I wrote out a lot […]

August 12, 2013: Cutting Back (Inst. finished)

Writing Session 1: Cutting BackAuthor/Genre: AW/horrorWords written: 265 Total words: 13,479Time Spent:  15 minutes (break)  Notes: I’m calling that good for this installment. Melanie’s got a head full of weirdness right now, and it’s kind of freaky, to be honest. It’s good though, because her character is evolving, and I have no idea how it’s […]

August 9, 2013: Cutting Back

Writing Session 1: Cutting BackAuthor/Genre: AW/horrorWords written: 1132 Total words: 12,582Time Spent:  15 minutes (break)  Notes: I kind of got on a roll with this today – had to force myself to stop! Melanie’s got an odd crisis on her hands…a mental disconnect that’s forcing her to reevaluate things like friendship while she deals with […]

August 6, 2013: Little of This, Smigen of That

Writing Session 1: THDAuthor/Genre: JD/romantic suspenseWords written: n/a Total words: n/aTime Spent:  15 minutes (break)  Notes: With revisions done, I decided to just do a quick spelling/formatting check and get this sent off to my editor, finally. Was going to do it last night, but got distracted by domestic stuff. Feels good to have it […]

August 5, 2013: Jasmine Betrayal & THD, Finished!

Writing Session 1: Jasmine BetrayalAuthor/Genre: JD/romantic suspenseWords written: 182 Total words: 182Time Spent:  15 minutes (break)  Notes: Ooo…this is going to be good. And freaky. It always takes longer to write the beginning of a story, because I have to get to know the characters, and explore the world they’re in. Well worth it though. […]