What is Apricity?
Apricity is a fanfiction written by Mariah L. Stevens under the penname honeysweetcutie.
What is the Apricity series?
The Apricity series is an adaptation of the fanfiction. It takes the 300k word completed fanfiction and splits it into 3 original fiction novels with extra content add, elements removed, and original characters and settings.
Is the fanfiction still up?
Yes. It is up on Wattpad and Fanfiction.net. I changed so much that it is different.
Are the characters in the fanfiction the same as in the series?
I changed all characters to be original characters. Setting takes place in a fictional town called Crystal Springs in Oregon. There is no magic.
Does the series still include the eating disorder content, recovery arc, toxic relationship, and the situation in Paris?
I added more.
How much content did you remove, and how much did you add?
I removed about 20k words.
I added over 50k words, including entirely new chapters and large chunks of current chapters rewritten.
How diverse is the series?
The main character Tayshia is Black, and this series is written by a Black author.
The side characters are a mix of white, Asian-American, Latino-American, and Black.
How does the soulmate bond work without magic?
Crystals and stars.
How did you manage to remove all magical elements?
I simply deleted sentences and rewrote them from a modern, non-magical perspective.
Where will the books be available for purchase?
On Amazon, worldwide!
Will there be e-books, paperbacks, and hardcovers?
When are the books available?
Book One, Starlight on the Snow, is available March 1, 2021.
Books Two, Three, Four, and Five will all come out in 2021.
How much will they be?
Will you be finishing the fanfiction?