The Writer's Desk

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

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 […]

May 16, 2013: KOG, Sprouted & Lemon Cream

Writing Session #1: Kitchen Org. GuideAuthor/Genre: JD/non-ficWords written: n/aTotal Words: n/aTime Spent:  15 minutes Notes: Finally back to working on this! Worked on the planning section a little more today – this will be the most comprehensive section by far. I’m trying to be clear with my explanations, but as concise as possible to avoid […]

May 15, 2013: English Breakfast (733 wds)

Writing Session #1: English BreakfastAuthor/Genre: JD/Rom. suspenseWords written: 333 Total Words: 4598 Time Spent:  30 minutes Notes: I had no idea where to go next with this, or sort of one, but not really. So decided to just continue on from the last scene to find out how poor Karen is holding up. Turns out she’s a pretty […]

May 14, 2013: THHG & KOG

Writing Session #1: THHG Author/Genre: JD/Rom. suspense Words written: 204 Total Words: 28,163 Time Spent:  15 minutes   Notes:I had to finish this on a break at work because I fell asleep on it last night, dang it. But this week’s installment is done anyways, and I have a good idea of where things are headed, so […]

May 13, 2013: Kitchen Org. & THHG

Writing Session #1: KOG Author/Genre: JD/Non-Fic Words written: n/a Total Words: n/a Time Spent:  15 minutes Notes:Started on the second section today…got a couple paragraphs done and the rest planned out. Not bad for a Monday.. Writing Session #2: THHG Author/Genre: JD/Rom. suspense Words written: 471 Total Words: 27,959 Time Spent:  1/2 hour Notes: I got distracted tonight by Castle talk as well as insights into […]

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 […]