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Here’s how you can stay up to date and never miss anything we might put out there:

And of course, join the Mythographers to get the deals, discounts, new releases and a bunch of cool stuff.

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Making Of: A Word From the Audio Producer on the Challenges Of Pickle Pie

Luke Rounda has a post about the challenges he faced when he turned Pickle Pie into an audiobook.

Blood runs pink in the latest Vernacular Audiocollaboration with postmodern Greek mythologist and science fiction writer George Saoulidis!
In an all-too-plausible near future Athens, popularity is queen. Debt slavery is not only legal, it’s been gamified. It even has an official bloodsport: Jugger.
Jugger’s playerbase of ruined and exploited female athletes paint the town pink with blood—‘shopped for streaming to all ages.
Inside and outside the Arena, perverts, crony capitalists, and cyborg deathknights run the streets.
But with the help of a gutsy cyberpink girl and a savvy Veil hacker, the bankrupt smithy who crafts the elite their armor suits is about to rewrite the playbook…

Luke Rounda at Vernacular Audio

Read the rest of the post here https://vernacular.audio/pickle-pie/ and find the Pickle Pie audiobook on this page.

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Fast Grab: Get the Myth Gods Tech 2 Omnibus for 99c on All Stores

We like to keep things moving around here, so we’re running a sale on all stores for the Myth Gods Tech 2. Get it on your favourite bookstore or directly from us.

Myth Gods Tech 2 – Omnibus Edition

Crying Over Spilt Light (Hire a Muse Book 1)

Hire A Muse, Get A Nobel Prize

Ex Machina meets A Beautiful Mind in this mind-bending sci-fi thriller.

On the verge of abandoning his life-long project, an obsessive physicist hires the innovative service of an android Muse to help him finish his work. But when things start to go missing from his life, he must learn that not all is worth sacrificing on the altar of science before he has nothing left to live for.

Do you want to know what’s next for poor-but-brilliant Yanni? Do you wanna meet the Muse? Then read this unique sci-fi thriller that toys with the very concept of inspiration.

Slow Up (Hire a Muse Book 2)

How Fast Can You Think?

Limitless meets Black Mirror in this novel that pushes the limits of a couple’s minds.

When Galene meets a man who’s only goal in life is to make his mind go faster, she ends up falling for him. But will she manage to keep the relationship going at the top of the glass tower, when in reality she’s too much of a slob and is bogged down with all her unfinished goals, when their age difference becomes too much of a problem, and when his work places them in the sights of an unforgiving huntress?

Do you want to know what’s next for the computer geek Galene? Do you wanna meet Artemis? Then read this bittersweet story in a world where thinking too swiftly can get you killed.

The Girl Who Twisted Fate’s Arm

Biker Amazons and Celebrity Singers

Sons Of Anarchy meets The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo in this coming of age dystopian novel.

When the daughter of Greece’s premier singer fails to sing as expected, she finds out about a biker group of women. But will she manage to find the elusive Orosa, the bikers’ motovlogger, when all she has to go on are random street-sightings of criminal behaviour, when her family is opposed to her following this path and when her dad’s employer wants to keep her as she was for marketing purposes?

Do you want to know what’s next for the voiceless Aura? Do you wanna meet the Amazons? Then read this coming of age story in a world where fate is quite literal.

Nanodaemons
A technothriller with internet-of-things devices.

Plus 24 short stories:

  • Beau
  • The Whale on the Veil
  • Have You Tried Turning Her Off and On Again?
  • Come and Get It
  • Hewoo
  • Berenice’s Hair
  • Tickle My Pickle
  • The Cupcake Ingredient
  • The Hologram Riot
  • Adiadne’s String
  • Nanodaemons: Selenography
  • Nanodaemons: The Fir Smart-Tree
  • Big, Round Snowballs
  • On Pointe All Day Long
  • The Left Hand of Agnes
  • The Luggage Disaster
  • Aristotle’s Recipe for Disaster
  • Speaking in Bubbles
  • Gorgonise Me
  • Black Asklepios
  • BOO! A Halloween Story
  • AMOK|KOMA
  • You Have Too Many Friends
  • Bird’s-Eye View of the Back of Your Head
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Mythographers we Love: Becoming Hero

Comic book character kills his author–and in the version with comics, you’re part of it. Either watch as Skye jumps in and out of the comic pages into the novel, or read the grittier, darker, text-only version (first ten chapters of that available free here)!

Skye’s a comic book superhero with a gun in his hand and a gripe against his author. Every girl Skye’s ever dated is either dead or trying to take over the world, and in the series finale, Skye’s best friend kills him. Or so he thinks. The weapon meant to disintegrate Skye lands him in his author’s universe. With a shot at revenge.

Skye, meet Jace. Jacen Howard’s a brilliant #blerd math whiz and comics aficionado–but at his West Baltimore high school that’s a bad thing, and if the bullying isn’t bad enough, Jace’s cop-father regularly pisses off the neighbors. Jace doesn’t see himself as a hero; he’s just trying to survive.

Jace might be just the hero Skye needs.

But Skye won’t open up when Jace tries to ease him out of PTSD, and the author’s still torturing his friends. As Skye’s mood swings and nightmares escalate, Jace realizes that if he doesn’t uncover his roommate’s real identity soon, Skye will hurt someone–and Skye’s still deciding if murder will save his world, or damn his soul.

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Mythographers We Love: Eros and Psyche Project

There’s a very nice comic retelling of the Eros and Psyche myth, by two Greek girls, Myrto Gkiouli and Eirini Skoura.

It was a kickstarted project that got a lot of attention from fans. And it was well deserved, the design is lovely and very emotive.

Get Eros and Psyche in EnglishGet Eros and Psyche in Greek

You can find them on their page on Facebook, for orders etc.

Here’s a juicy taste of the story:

“A light breeze blew in from the window and put out the lamp’s flame, plunging the room in darkness. Using her surprise to his advantage, Eros seized the opportunity and slipped into bed next to her. Her eyes widened in shock; someone was in her bed. That was it, then; time to meet her mysterious husband. She was petrified; from fear or anticipation, she didn’t know.”

Some of the concept art and other mythographies

There’s a limited time promotion running for each ebook order with an added collection of short stories.

Here it is in their own words:

It’s been 2 years since the launch of our campaign, so, in order to celebrate the occasion, starting today, and for the following month, anyone who buys the e-book (at a special price too!), will be getting a bonus pdf with a collection of short stories/outtakes revolving around the myth! (make sure you read the introduction of that thing as well, it’s fun!)

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The Myth of Cupid and Psyche

Psyche was born so beautiful that she was worshipped as a new incarnation of Venus, the goddess of love. But human lovers were too intimidated to approach her, and Apollo recommended her father abandon her on a crag where she would marry “a cruel and savage, serpent-like winged evil.”

It evolved into modern storytelling.

But Psyche’s story ended up being much more interesting. Brendan Pelsue shares the myth of Cupid and Psyche in this excellent video from TED-ed:

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October #Samhain Giveaway!

Samhain is the original version of the Halloween celebration.

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We’ve got a cool giveaway running, in which you sign up for the Mythic Fiction Promos, choose a book from the listed mythic series and comment on the Facebook post below. What are you waiting for?

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Jump On The Bandwagon, Quick!

We made a Facebook group for all you Mythographers. It still has no identity, just a place for all of you to hang out. We’ll make it work together.

Got a stamp of approval and everything.
Got a stamp of approval and everything.

This group is currently beta. Meaning things are about to change at any time.

So what can you do over there? Well, except talk about the God Complex books, we can discuss articles, favorite mythologies, movies like Wonder Woman and Thor, books like Ilium and Percy Jackson, anything you like. Keep it civil, but light swearing is allowed.

I Wanna Join The Facebook Group

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A shout-out to theoi.com because they are worth it

For some things you have wikipedia, but for other a well-maintained directory is the only thing on the top.

It is a lot to bear.
It is a lot to bear.

Theoi.com is a site that not only catalogs the ancient Greek myths, but also refers to the passages where everything is mentioned, gives you a latin pronunciation, a Greek transliteration of the name and a ton more info. It is an amazing starting point to do your own research.

Their description:

The Theoi Project, a site exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art. The aim of the project is to provide a comprehensive, free reference guide to the gods (theoi), spirits (daimones), fabulous creatures (theres) and heroes of ancient Greek mythology and religion.

Amazing work, support them on their site.