Author Archives: Ella Apollodorus

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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#PitchWars Mentee Bio

I keep wanting to write “Mentos” bio. Put me in a can of Coke and shake me up, then run away! Who am I? I’m someone who is hopefully entering PitchWars, that’s who! OH. You want that other stuff, the … Continue reading

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Great query help

https://rejecter.blogspot.com/ I have read through this blog a few times over the last couple of years – maybe not the entire blog, but large chunks. It has really good information, but it kind of dead-ended in 2012. Not that I’m … Continue reading

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Gotta love Heinlein…

Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards. — Robert A. Heinlein #Writeometer I downloaded the phone app Writeometer a while back and decided I should finally use it. … Continue reading

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Eleven hours and 6000 words

Am I the only one who gets full stories in dreams? I dreamed a story last night. I only “saw” the last few scenes, but the whole thing – backstory, the beginning, all of it – was there in the … Continue reading

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Be Yourself

Lesson for the day: never try to make yourself something you aren’t. I wrote a story at the end of March. I was pretty sure it was the best story I had ever written. Why was that? Because it was … Continue reading

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Social Media Sabbatical

Going to be off Twitter, Tumblr, etc for a couple of months. I need to spend this month reading, writing, and revising (thank goodness no ‘rithmatic!) and finishing up a critique that I really thought I was going to finish … Continue reading

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Mercury

Actually, I was right. Mercury IS retrograde. I’m hiding for a while.

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Accessory Failure

I am completely failing at accessing JMS content this week. I got my set of B5 DVDs – “CNN Documents Babylon 5” – but my DVD player is a country length away from me, so I need to buy one … Continue reading

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Favorite link from twenty years ago

Back many moons ago, I found a website called “Ask Kosh.” Like a magic 8 ball, only with Kosh quotes. I had something like that on my computer – back in the late 90s and early 00s I copied my favorite … Continue reading

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