Some individuals shouldn’t be allowed to put in writing books pic.twitter.com/WIBaDDA272
— Brandon (@blgtylr) June 15, 2022
In an interview that has since been taken down, Sarah Underwood, creator of “Lies We Sing To The Sea”, admitted to writing her “Odyssey retelling” with out having learn the Odyssey in its entirety. She said that the unique epic poem is “so lengthy, and written in a ‘prose-y’ manner that’s sort of impenetrable”. She says she’s accustomed to the Odyssey/greek mythology after all, as a result of components of it are in books like Percy Jackson and different books aimed toward youngsters. Oh and she will be able to google! However she’s apparently noticed an enormous hole within the YA guide marketplace for greek mythology retellings.
Also, according to the marketing blurd of the book, the British creator is reclaiming the classical greek story. Apparently the British have not had sufficient of “reclaiming” greek artefacts and have now expanded onto mediocre YA books.
Regardless of her #1 piece of advise aimed in direction of younger writers being “get on Twitter”, she has since made her Twitter account personal.