Author Archives: Ella Apollodorus

What a year

Last year, I think most of us were convinced it was one of the worst years in a long time. For me, I know, there hadn’t been one quite that bad in about twenty years, which is when my husband … Continue reading

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Loss

Depression sucks. I know a lot of people write posts on depression. I try not to. I try to avoid thinking about it because then I might get caught up in all the bad thoughts again, and I’ve done a … Continue reading

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Novella update

The first novella in the Ten Earth Saga is written and being revised, and I’m working on the second and third. Work and an avalanche of things breaking in my personal life (including ME) has kept me from writing quite … Continue reading

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Arts degrees, fries, and memes

Okay, I’m going to be unpopular for a minute. I’ve never read Gabaldon’s books.* BUT. I think people are taking her “fries with that” comment WAY too… well, crazy, actually. But, that’s Twitter for ya. The main thing that made my … Continue reading

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Ten Earth Saga collector items

I only got four hours of sleep today, so forgive the crazy thought train. Or not. I was at work and saw a Styrofoam box that looked like the kind that holds collector’s plates, which I loved about 25 years … Continue reading

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Name change

I’ve spent the last few months retooling the Brandy Chronicles, and the main change, it turns out, is that “it’s not all about you” (meaning Brandy). I’ve changed it from a novel with a novella series afterwards to six novellas … Continue reading

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The Power of Fiction

I debated the last few days about whether or not to actually post this, mainly because I’m a hermit and don’t generally like to admit weakness. I learned that early on – it only upset others in my world to … Continue reading

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Beauty

Every once in a while, I’ll be out shopping, and I’ll see someone and think “that woman is beautiful.” Not the typical blond-haired blue-eyed skinny-jeans-wearing twenty-somethings. Not the teens with their phones plastered to the makeup they cake on, or … Continue reading

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September’s over, Green Day (and October’s almost gone, too)

Whoa, bad blogger! I missed almost three full months. I need an alarm or a timer or something. Maybe I should list this as a task in my bullet journal. 🙂 Is writing a good excuse for not writing? Probably … Continue reading

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Rewrite statistics

Okay, note to self: hit TAB, not ENTER, after typing the post title. D’oh. I think I just published this with title only. Anyway. I rewrote a significant portion of my novel over the last six weeks. Part of it … Continue reading

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