Most folktales and myths focus on morals and glorify the results of hard work and perseverance. But what might realistically happen to the protagonists of these stories? Where does Johnny Appleseed go after he plants his last tree? How does Paul Bunyan feel when Babe the blue ox dies? What does Odysseus do now that he’s home? In this interview for the podcast Micro that Writer’s Relief found on LitHub.com, author Amber Sparks talks about her modern take on what happens after myths end and how it can translate into modern flash fiction.
Read the full interview and listen to the podcast here.