The Writer's Desk

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

Category: Writer’s Notes

June 3, 2013: THHG

Writing Session #1: THHGAuthor/Genre: JD/Rom. SuspenseWords written:  314Total Words:   30,130Time Spent:  45 minutes (after work)  Notes: Monday…figures I wouldn’t have time to take any breaks today, dang it. I’ve been trying to figure out what to do with this story from here – it needs…something, but I can’t put my finger on just what that […]

May 30, 2013: Lemon Cream

Writing Session #1: Lemon CreamAuthor/Genre: TM/Erotic RomanceWords written:  252Total Words:   4,640Time Spent:  15 minutes (break)  Notes: Fastest. Exit. Ever. LOL Poor Nick. And poor Susan, really – how confusing and annoying to have the hot guy next door up and leave like you have a communicable disease! I’m sensing much confusion in the immediate future […]

May 29, 2013: English Breakfast & Sprouted

Writing Session #1: English BreakfastAuthor/Genre: JD/Rom. SuspenseWords written:  288Total Words:   6,234Time Spent:  15 minutes  Notes: Dude, sometimes I shock myself with just how bad the bad guys can get. I’m calling this scene done before I take this from rom. suspense into more of a thriller/horror realm. That’s one serial installment for Friday down… Writing […]

May 28, 2013: THHG & EB

Writing Session #1: The Handyman’s Harem GirlAuthor/Genre: JD/Rom. SuspenseWords written:  145Total Words:   29,202Time Spent:  15 minutes (break)  Notes: I guess it’s just going to be one of those weeks for writing. I’m really kind of annoyed with myself – last week, I knew exactly where this story was going, what the endgame was, and more […]

May 27, 2013: The Naughty List

Writing Session #1: The Naughty ListAuthor/Genre: Trinity Marlow/erotic romanceWords written:  468Total Words:   468 (this installment)Time Spent:  30 minutes  Notes: Finally got started on this holiday serial short. I really wasn’t sure about the subject matter, but once I started writing, I realized that Jodi and Ty have something else more important to work out. So […]

May 24, 2013: Lemon Cream & Cutting Back

Writing Session #1: Lemon CreamAuthor/Genre: Trinity Marlow/erotic romanceWords written:  180Total Words:   4,385Time Spent:  15 minutes  Notes: Finished today’s serial installment – whew! Things are getting interesting now. And this story is making me hungry for pastries…and lemon cake, and lemon meringue pie… Writing Session #2: Cutting BackAuthor/Genre: Alex Westhaven/horrorWords written:  797Total Words:  797 (this installment)Time […]

May 23, 2013: Sprouted & Lemon Cream

Writing Session #1: SproutedAuthor/Genre: Alex Westhaven/horrorWords written:  783Total Words:   3,839Time Spent:  30 minutes  Notes: I got on a serious roll with this today…finished the scene in record time across my two breaks, though it definitely will need some editing later. I’m glad it’s done though – and I really like the turn the story’s taking too. Very twisted, which […]

May 22, 2013: Mysterious Complete

Writing Session #1: Mr. MysteriousAuthor/Genre: JD/rom. SuspenseWords written:  530Total Words:   2,498 (this installment)Time Spent:  30 minutes  Notes: I never did get my breaks today, so got a much later start than I’d hoped, but this story is finally finished. And it’s got a nice little twist in it now too, along with a nod to […]

May 20, 2013: Mr. Mysterious & THHG

Writing Session #1: Mr. MysteriousAuthor/Genre: JD/rom. SuspenseWords written:  505Total Words:  6,549 (all installments)Time Spent:  15 minutes  Notes: This could be a good sign – I decided to commandeer my non-fic writing breaks for the holiday serial stories I need to have done by next Monday, and today the words just started flying. I hope the rest of it goes […]