Friday, August 7, 2020

Mistakes Were Made: Announcing My Of Myth and Monster PFW Anthology Story

My favorite superhero is a guy who dresses up as a bat to strike fear into people, so it's no surprise that I'm a huge fan of stories that focus on monsters and myths. 

I also really like colors. My hair is bright blue, I wear sugar skull earrings, I have vibrant art hanging from every wall in my room.

So, when I heard that the theme for the Phoenix Fiction Writers third anthology would be myths and monsters, a single word popped into my head: 

Alebrijes

The story unrolled from there. 

A dark red book cover with the title "Mistakes Were Made" in white, green, pink, orange, and blue letters. The letters are decorated with Mexican-esque patterns. At the top of the cover is the name "Hannah Heath," at the bottom reads the words "In Of Myth and Monster.' The rest of the cover has white scribbled drawings of an insulin bottle, a backpack, a chupacabra head, and animal footprints.

All Guillerma wanted was to see an alebrije. That's a completely harmless wish, right?

Wrong.

When an alebrije steals her friend Mundo's final art project, Guillerma's little sight-seeing trip goes terribly awry. With Mundo's entire future on the line, they set out on a race against time--and a hungry chupacabra--as they attempt to retrieve his artwork before it is due.

Join a happy-go-lucky college student and her disgruntled BFF in this hilarious space opera adventure.


Mistakes Were Made is everything I've always wanted to put on page: humor, a long-suffering best friend, Mexican inspired world building, loads of Gen-Z and Mexican slang, all set to a backdrop of the terrifying and exciting whirlwind that is college. 

Anyone who has been following So I Accidentally Killed the Chosen One on Wattpad already knows all about Guillerma. She's an irreverent, big-hearted goof who often find herself getting into trouble because she refuses to live life the way a "normal" person would. 

While So I Accidentally Killed the Chosen One follows Guillerma's antics after graduation, Mistakes Were Made gives us a glimpse at her life as a college student. As you can imagine, it is not pretty. What it is, however, is entertaining. 

This story is, of course, quite different from my regular backlist of dark tales. It does, however, contain all of the Hannah Heath staples that we know and love: Colorful world-building, a unique POV style, disability representation, and some strong themes to chew on. 

I am incredibly excited to share this story with you all. It will be appearing in the Of Myth and Monster anthology and let me tell you: This anthology is gonna be AWESOME. We'll have everything from Historical Fantasy to fluffy phoenix floofs to other-cool-things-I-can't-talk-about-because-they-aren't-officially-announced-yet. 

You're definitely going to want to keep an eye on our website and newsletter for more information. 

While you're waiting, you should also probably enter our massive giveaway to win a dragon hoard's worth of books, art, buttons, bookmarks, and more! 

So what do you think? Are you stoked to read my first official comedic publication? Leave your comments below! 

6 comments:

  1. This sounds so good!! I can't wait to read it and all the rest of the stories in this anthology!! 😁

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