J.S. Dewes

Writing Quest » Drafting Schedule

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Tomorrow, book 2 drafting begins! ⁠⁠(Also, why can I not draw a straight line? 😞)⁠⁠For those curious, that top box says:⁠91 days / 13 weeks⁠10,000 words/wk⁠~1500 words/day⁠1000 weekday / 2500 weekend day⁠⁠I will in all likelihood not accomplish this, it’s a pretty intense regimen to keep up for three straight months. But dangit I’m gonna try 🙃😬⁠  

Coffee is Gross, Change My Mind

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You guys, it’s my first coffee… ☕️ (Yes, ever.) This is how desperate I am to finish these revisions before I go to NYC… It’s, uh … gross? lol 😅 This thing’s a … “blonde roast with extra almond milk.” I thought it’d be a -little- sweeter but 😬 There’s so many options I was a little overwhelmed tbh. Iced,…read more

Sneaky Cheese

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… ?? 🤷‍♀️🧀 I have no explanation for this revision note. None at all. Past-me was clearly tired. I literally don’t even know what it means?? There’s no way mentioning cheese, even as a “joke,” makes any sense in that scene! None! 🧀🧀🧀 Uh, so, anyone else ever find weird nonsense notes they don’t remember writing? 😅

Writing Quest » 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 🙄 🚀 I really thought I was done with math for this book, but I was so, so wrong. 😅 I managed to work it all out on paper, but kept getting tripped up when I tried to apply it practically in…read more