J.S. Dewes

Writing Quest Β» Revisions Weekend Incoming

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Hi, Weekend! I’m very glad to see you right now! Very much in need of some uninterrupted revision time, this week was just one of those weeks πŸ˜… Barring any extenuating circumstances, I should be finishing my second (and hopefully final) round of developmental edits this weekend! 🀞🀞 Then I’ll be back into outline mode for book 2. Really looking…read more

Writing Quest Β» Genre Woes

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Nothing like a rainy spring day to sit down and finalize an in-world navigation and ordnance bearing system πŸ™„ πŸš€ I really thought I was done with math for this book, but I was so, so wrong. πŸ˜… I managed to work it all out on paper, but kept getting tripped up when I tried to apply it practically in…read more

Writing Quest Β» Two Years Ago…

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Two years ago today, I finished the first draft of THE LAST WATCH. βœ¨πŸš€ This week, I received my first edit letter, and in just a couple days, I’ll be starting the first round of developmental edits! I’m as excited about this story now as I was when I wrote the very first line, and I’m so looking forward to…read more

Writing Quest Β» Clawing My Way to the End

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It’s the perfect rainy fall day to join #EditThatDraft! 🌧🍁 I’ve only got four chapters left, around 10k words. Hoping to be done by the end of the weekend! πŸ€žπŸ€ Though I truly love this story with every fiber of my being, it’s been borderline torturous to write. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜­πŸ˜ž I’m really looking forward to getting some distance from it, and…read more

Writing Quest Β» Fixing Shit

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Today’s writing session is subtitled β€œFixing Shit” in which I attempt to construct a plan for making the end of this book comprehensible without requiring an advanced degree. Sponsored by Panera. Wish me luckkkk πŸ˜©πŸ€”πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ Oh and happy 4th!! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‡πŸŽ†πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ