The Writer's Desk

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

Tag: contemporary romance

Working Low-Tech & “What If?”

Long time no write…posts, that is. But I’m actually making some progress writing now, and surprisingly, it’s taken a low-tech solution to make that happen. I’ve been having problems writing on my laptop simply because it’s easier to just sit and stare at web sites than to actually tap into my subconscious and suss out […]

Writing Notes, August 20, 2014

Writing Session 1: MacKenzie Saves the World Author/Genre: JD/sweet romance Words written:  198 Total words:  42,026 Time Spent: 15 minutes Notes: Aaand…scene cut. To cliffhanger. Sorry, my pretties. It had to be done… 😉   Writing Session 2: Under His WingAuthor/Genre: JD/contemp. paranormal romanceWords written:  198Total words:  22,647Time Spent: 15 minutes Notes: This…is not going to end well… Writing Session 3: Under His […]

Writing Notes: August 19, 2014

Writing Session 1: MacKenzie Saves the World Author/Genre: JD/sweet romance Words written:  294 Total words:  41,502 Time Spent: 15 minutes Notes: Good start to this scene, methinks. And I know where the rest of it is headed, if I can just get it all typed out. Dang slow fingers… Writing Session 2: MacKenzie Saves the World Author/Genre: JD/sweet romance Words written:  […]

Writer’s Notes: August 13, 2014

Writing Session 1: MacKenzie Saves the World Author/Genre: JD/sweet romance Words written:  541 Total words:  41,206 Time Spent: 20 minutes Notes: I wrote half of this yesterday, but didn’t have time to record it, so I’m lumping it all together for today. I’m getting along towards the end of this book (finally), and working hard not to rush the […]

Writer’s Notes: July 31, 2014

Writing Session 1: Under His WingAuthor/Genre: JD/contemp. paranormal romanceWords written:  545Total words:  21,328Time Spent: 30 minutes Notes: Angst – check. Questions answered – check. Tension released – check. Hot kiss – check. What’s next? Oh right. Serial killer. Must change gears… Writing Session 2: When She Cries Author/Genre: AW/suspenseWords written:  246Total words:  25,288Time Spent: 30 minutes Notes: So when I wrote the […]

Writer’s Notes: July 30, 2014

Writing Session 1: MacKenzie Saves the World Author/Genre: JD/sweet romance Words written:  225 Total words:  39,513 Time Spent: 15 minutes Notes: Another slow-going day, but hey, progress is progress. And it’s a fight, so things should pick up soon, methinks… Writing Session 2: MacKenzie Saves the World Author/Genre: JD/sweet romance Words written:  379 Total words:  39,892 Time Spent: 15 minutes Notes: Yeah…the scene […]

Writer’s Notes: July 24, 2014

Writing Session 1: MacKenzie Saves the World Author/Genre: JD/sweet romance Words written:  251 Total words:  39,288 Time Spent: 15 minutes Notes: Always leave ’em wanting more, right? My work here is done. And my poor characters are no better off. One might even say they’re worse off. Such is storytelling, eh? I’m super-behind, so on to the next scene […]