J.S. Dewes

Hey, it’s the Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary!

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🚀 It’s the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! 👩‍🚀🌙⁠ I’ll be celebrating by spending all my free time drafting the sequel to my science fiction debut ✨😅⁠⁠Which would not exist if it weren’t for the space program! My passion for all things outer space stems from my father’s childhood fascination with the Space Race (he’s the addressee…read more

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 🙃😬⁠  

2019 SFWA Nebula Conference Incoming

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SFWA Nebula Conference incoming! L-minus five days! I’m not panicking! 😅 As a max-level introvert, I’m a bit nervous about all the forthcoming socializing. Howeverrrrr, since it’s my first publishing-related event, I’m *also* super excited to meet industry folks while soaking up some career-related wisdom at the great panels I’ve got on the agenda! 📖✍ I’m also feeling grateful for…read more

NYC 2019

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Oh hi there Flatiron! 🚀📚 Had a great work trip to New York City last week. 🗽The Social Media Week conference was great and I learned a ton! I was fortunate to have enough time in the evenings to see a lot of great sites, and had the opportunity to meet my lovely editor Jen Gunnels and some of the…read more

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? 😅