Updating Weekly on Kindle Vella:Becoming Hercules is a diverse coming-of-age serial that brings Greek mythology back to its multicultural roots.Pyrrha's ancestor hatched from a dragon's tooth. Iphicles is a soldier of Ethiopian heritage. Alkis is a girl with the strength of ten men. In Mythoversal Thebes, they will confront ancient mysteries, defend their home from monsters, and chase forbidden dreams.New episodes drop on Mythic Mondays. Read three free episodes of Becoming Hercules on Kindle Vella. Redeem your Vella Tokens to binge the rest.
Free Download:"Hercules Meets His Match" is a humorous short story that puts a new spin on an ancient legend.We join the heroic strongman on the verge of completing the last of his Twelve Labors. But when Hera, Queen of the Gods, sends a champion to the Olympic Games, Hercules finds himself facing the greatest challenge of his life.This Olympic love story from the author of Becoming Hercules is a free download for Mythoversal Newsletter subscribers.
On Hiatus:Rage! is a disruptive retelling of Homer's Iliad. It restores inclusion and diversity to this three-thousand-year-old epic tradition by presenting multiple viewpoints and expanding several existing character roles.
In Development:Amazons at Troy unearths a long-neglected chapter of the Trojan War. This disruptive retelling falls between the Iliad and Odyssey in the Epic tradition, restoring strong female warriors to their proper place on the Troad battlefield.
Greg R. Fishbone,
Author in Residence at Mythoversal, is the former publisher of Mythic Heroes magazine and author of fantasy and sci-fi books for young readers. He is currently presenting disrupted retellings of the Iliad and Posthomerica, and the upcoming serial, Becoming Hercules, fiction set in Mythoversal Thebes.