The Writer's Desk

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

Category: Writer’s Notes

May 9, 2013: Sprouted

Writing Session #1:  Sprouted Author/Genre: Alex Westhaven/Horror Words written: 578 Total words: 2509 Time Spent: 1 hour Notes: I was tired when I started this scene – and a bit disheartened that my writing week hasn’t gone at all like I wanted it to. Nevertheless, I’m happy with the way this turned out. I’ve been […]

May 8, 2013: KOG & English Breakfast

Writing Session #1: Kitchen Organizing Guide Author/Genre: Jamie DeBree/Non-fic Words Written: n/a Total Words: n/a Time Spent: 30 minutes Notes: First section – done! I’ll need to go through it again and clarify, maybe add an image or three for illustration purposes, but the main content is good, I think. Tomorrow, on to the “planning” section… Writing Session #2: English Breakfast Author/Genre: Jamie […]

May 7, 2013: English Breakfast

Writing Session: English Breakfast Author/Genre: Jamie DeBree/rom suspense Words written: 508 Total Words: 3,647 Time Spent: 30 minutes Notes:  This story’s moving along nicely, though not as quickly as I’d hoped it might. But, what do you do? And will Officer whats-his-name Wilson loosen up? Where the heck is Patrick? Will she kill him next time? These are the questions […]

May 6, 2013: KOG, THHG

Writing Session #1: Kitchen Organizing Guide Author/Genre: Jamie DeBree/Non-fic Total words: n/a Time Spent: 15 minutes Notes: Worked more on the “Evaluation” section today, and did a little bit on the planning section as well. I think I’ll have the first section done tomorrow… Writing Session #2: The Handyman’s Harem Girl Author/Genre: Jamie DeBree/rom suspense […]

May 3, 2013: KOG, LC & DD

Writing Session #1: Kitchen Organizing Guide Author/Genre: J. DeBree/non-fic Section worked: “Evaluate” Time spent: 15 minutes Notes: Wrote four paragraphs explaining the first phase and offering method suggestions for photo/note organization. This is clicking along rather nicely, I think… Writing Session #2: Lemon Cream Author/Genre: Trinity Marlow/Erotic romance Words Written: 844 Total Words: 1968 Time […]

May 2, 2013: Kitchen Guide Intro & 347wds – Sprouted

Session #1Draft Title: Kitchen Organizing Guide Author/Genre: Jamie DeBree/non-fic Words Written: n/a – working in sections Section worked:  Introduction (complete) Time Writing: 15 minutes I get two fifteen minute breaks at work – theoretically (I often end up skipping/missing them). I actually did manage to take one today, and spent it finishing off the Introduction […]

April 25, 2013: 989 wds, Sprouted

Draft Title: Sprouted Author/Genre: Alex Westhaven/Horror Words Written: 989 Words to Date: 1589 Time Writing: 1 hr 20 minutes Tonight’s drafting (two sessions) was one of those “just keep writing” sort of things. I still have no idea what’s going to happen, or even where the story itself is, really. But interesting (and somewhat gruesome) […]

April 24, 2013: 625 wds, Lemon Cream

Draft Title: Lemon Cream
Author/Genre: Trinity Marlow/Erotic Romance
Words Written: 625
Words to Date: 1025
Time Writing: 1 hr 20 minutes

Tonight’s session was fun, though it took me a little while to figure out where things were headed. I discovered the world of mind-mapping tools today (great procrastinatory materials there), and I
actually created a map for LC. Now if I keep my tablet beside me with that map, I can refer back t the map for things like eye color, hair color, and timeline …