The Writer's Desk

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

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 …

A Writer’s Journal

Years ago, I used to blog about writing. And then I started publishing, and wanted my blog to be a place for readers to go, who might not necessarily be interested in the actual process of writing.

Now I find myself wanting a place to keep a sort of record of my thoughts after a good writing session, because I’m constantly learning and working to improve, and I think having those thoughts to
refer back to would sometimes be very helpful for me when working on specific areas of my writing. …