The Writer's Desk

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

July 31, 2013: Lemon Cream

Writing Session 1: Lemon CreamAuthor/Genre: TM/erotic romanceWords written: 592 Total words: 12,241Time Spent:  15 minutes (break)  Notes: Alrighty then. Physical stuff over, head games back in play. I sometimes struggle with the internal conflicts – the mind games we play with ourselves in relationships. Trying to make it real and not just tedious is sometimes…well, […]

July 30, 2013

Writing Session 1: The Handyman’s Dancer (formerly THHG)Author/Genre: JD/romantic suspenseWords written: n/a (revising) Total words: n/aTime Spent:  15 minutes (break)  Notes: I tried to work on this several times yesterday, and simply couldn’t do it. Ugh. I managed to revise two scenes this morning, one of which had to be half-rewritten instead, but I think […]

July 26: More Revisions…

Writing Session 1: The Handyman’s Dancer (formerly THHG)Author/Genre: JD/romantic suspenseWords written: n/a (revising)Total words: n/aTime Spent:  15 minutes (break)   Notes: After a day of *thinking* about revising, and doing everything in my power to avoid it, I’m back at it today. Just revised the 10th scene, which involved rewriting an entire conversation. I’m actually kind of surprised I got it […]

July 24, 2013: Lemon Cream

Writing Session 1: Lemon Cream Author/Genre: TM/erotic romance Words written: 694 Total Words: 11,277 Time Spent: 45 minutes (after work) Notes: Man, it feels good to get back into a draft. Revisions suck (hence nothing done on breaks today, unless you count staring at the words thinking “duh…” for 15 minutes). Drafting is fun. And […]

July 23, 2013: THD Revisions

Writing Session 1: The Handyman’s Dancer (formerly THHG)Author/Genre: JD/romantic suspenseScenes Marked for Revision: 10 (25 total)Total Scenes: 53Time Spent:  15 minutes (break)  Notes: Well this is a pickle. I’ve got half the draft marked for revisions, but I can’t do any more until I actually make some revisions, so I know where the rest of […]

July 18, 2013: EB Revisions – Fini!

Writing Session 1: English BreakfastAuthor/Genre: JD/romantic suspenseWords written: n/aTotal Words: n/aTime Spent:  15 minutes (break)  Notes: Deleted an entire scene and started writing a new one to match the revised storyline. It’s better, more tightly plotted, and it makes more sense. Hopefully I can finish it this afternoon and move on to the next (which […]

July 17, 2013: Revision Redux

Writing Session 1: English BreakfastAuthor/Genre: JD/romantic suspenseWords written: n/aTotal Words: n/aTime Spent:  15 minutes (break)  Notes: More revisions…and I found a huge plot hole (related to the suspense side of things) that took most of this short session to figure out how to fix. Dang it. Good that I found it now, I guess, but […]

July 16, 2013: Some writing, some revising…

Writing Session 1: Lemon CreamAuthor/Genre: TM/erotic romanceWords written: 495Total Words: 10,631Time Spent:  15 minutes (break)  Notes: Well alrighty then. I almost want to continue on with the next scene, but I’ll restrain myself. Other things to do, I suppose. But…yeah. Yum! Now I want cheesecake… Writing Session 2: SproutedAuthor/Genre: AW/horrorWords written: n/aTotal Words: n/aTime Spent:  15 […]