Tag: Young adult fiction

One month until Fear My Mortality releases!

Some lovely bloggers will be featuring Fear My Mortality (and me) this month and you can find out more about the book, the world, and its characters.

Here’s the line up:

March 7th – Celebrating Debutantes 2016 hosted by Fragments of Life

March 7th to 12th – The Sweet Sixteens will be hosting a Twitter giveaway

March 9th – Fifty Shades of Book Boys on Dark Faerie Tales – a scene from Michael’s point of view!

March 11th – #Friday Fandom on the Hidden Worlds Books Blog

March 18th – Keep an eye out for something special on Young Adult Books Central

March 20th – Debut Author Challenge hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl

March 24th – Writing and Wellness hosted by Colleen M. Story

I can’t wait to get started!

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Hello 2016!

It’s 2016! This is the year my young adult fantasy novel, Fear My Mortality, releases!

There are so many things I’m looking forward to sharing with everyone this year: kicking off with the cover reveal soon, sharing the book trailer I made, some special swag giveaways I have planned and, ultimately, seeing Fear My Mortality out in the world. It’s a story about believing in yourself, being who you are, and having courage in the face of adversity and I can’t wait to share it with you.

Happy new year everyone!

Everly Frost young adult fiction

 

#SixteensBlogAbout: Weird Research

In the world of FEAR MY MORTALITY, human beings are invincible. If they’re hurt, they heal. If they die, they regenerate within an hour – many even faster than that. The fast ones are called fast healers, and the slow ones, well, you don’t want to be one of those in a world that values regenerative strength.

Jellyfish blue by thalia dossche https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

The science behind the book isn’t as far fetched as you might think (well, sort of). Some of the weirdest research I did was into jellyfish, like the immortal jellyfish that transforms itself back into a polyp if injured. And I researched magnets. I didn’t know before that heat and sound are a bit magnetic. I also looked into the genetic differences between boys and girls. The male Y chromosome is fascinating, but you’ll find out why that’s important when you read the book *winks*

I also did a bunch of research into drones, since drone technology is commonplace in the world of FEAR MY MORTALITY, like this groovy little camera drone here. Not so far from our own reality.

And then there were the searches on those royalty-free stock image/footage websites. Wow. For the most part they were okay, but plug in “mortality” or “death” in footage, and some of the images had me running for the hills.

The biggest thing I wanted to achieve was to create a world that isn’t so far from our own, and what I discovered when I went looking is that some of this science isn’t that far away.