What is Apricity?
Apricity was a fanfiction written by Mariah L. Stevens under the penname honeysweetcutie. It was pulled down in April 2021.
What is the Apricity series?
The Apricity series is an adaptation of the fanfiction. It takes the 300k word incomplete fanfiction and splits it into 5 original fiction novels with extra content added, elements removed, and original characters and settings.
Is the fanfiction still up?
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 50k words.
I added over 200k 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. There is positive LGBTQ+ representation.
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 re-envisioned them from a modern, non-magical perspective.
Where will the books be available for purchase?
Will there be e-books, paperbacks, and hardcovers?
When are the books available?
Book Three - Sunlight through the Shadows: July 1st, 2021.
Books Four and Five TBA!
How much will they be?
Will you be finishing the fanfiction?
No. I will only be completing the novels.
However, you can read the fanfiction in the Fanfictions section of my website.