2018 Holiday Advent Calendar Unveiling: December 3 Dec 3, 2018 | Advent Calendar Unveiling | 7 comments Today’s chocolate is delicious…short story, not so much. Spread the Word!TwitterTumblrFacebookEmailLinkedInPrintPinterestMoreRedditWhatsAppTelegramSkypePocketLike this:Like Loading... Related 7 Comments Catherine Leipciger on December 4, 2018 at 9:19 am Yep, I thought merging mythology with historical fiction was an interesting concept, but it wasn’t for me, either. And I really did not care for the footnotes. I tried to lighten it up by comprising the following Haiku Review: If Odysseus Played an elaborate game Of telephone, right Loading... Reply Laila@BigReadingLife on December 4, 2018 at 4:37 pm This one sounds like it wouldn’t do much for me either. I feel woefully ignorant of Greek myths but not terribly interested in reading about them, really. The chocolate sounds yummy! Loading... Reply Grab the Lapels on December 5, 2018 at 9:10 am If you have to add footnotes so people understand your story, you’re doing it wrong. Even someone who doesn’t know the original story should get something from it. If someone’s doing a retelling of a story, they should be adding something to it so that people who are familiar with the original get something more out of it (cool extra layers), but people who don’t know the original still can read the new version. Loading... Reply annelogan17 on December 5, 2018 at 4:51 pm agreed! I feel bad about saying that, but I hate footnotes in general… Loading... Reply FictionFan on December 6, 2018 at 1:47 am Oh well, at least the chocolate looks yummy! I find all these myths a total bore too, and totally agree footnotes shouldn’t be necessary! Loading... Reply annelogan17 on December 6, 2018 at 2:00 pm so glad I’m not the only one! Loading... Reply Naomi on December 8, 2018 at 7:21 am I’d be another reader uninterested in this story. Also not a big fan of mythology. I just could never get into it. The chocolate sounds yummy!! Loading... Reply Talk Back to Me! Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.