We have added an innovative element to our novel that allows the reader to listen to a specific song from a playlist every time heroine 15-year-old Kelin puts on her headphones. Featuring music classics from the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s each song allows the power of music to enrich the journey of the reader at certain points throughout the book. Simply put on your headphones when Kelin puts on her headphones and play the song to experience the moment. Think Miami Vice meets Guardians of the Galaxy. Click the video below to see the P3 playlist and hear one of the songs Kelin plays when she gets on a train destined to a remote town in Italy:
1. The Book
After a devastating loss, a sudden journey to a new town could lead to their demise. Turning back is not an option. “Home” as they know it is gone…
Recently orphaned Mavelle Ta’Marken and her twin sisters, Rose and Kelin, unexpectedly become the centre of a mystery to discover who killed their mother and father. The sisters’ new home lies in an isolated country called Dawnington; a nation ruled by a cowardly leader called the Monarch, who has been in hiding since 1976.
Mavelle, Rose and Kelin have each other, and a bond stronger than blood that becomes a new power as they are pitted against forces of evil. Unaware of their family history and the challenges that lie ahead, they find themselves in the middle of a bizarre prophecy. One that gets stranger as secrets unravel and hidden truths reveal themselves.
2. The Kickstarter Exclusive T-shirt
In addition to this fantastic book, “P3: The Inevitable Truth PAIN. Power. Peril.” Kickstarter backers will get an exclusive t-shirt to go with the book. The t-shirt will feature our slogan “It’s 1991 Baby” and the cover design on the back.
3. Meet the Creators
We’d love to talk to you about our process for writing a novel as teenagers, how to collaborate with others, how to launch a Kickstarter campaign and share our youth empowerment philosophies with you, or consult with you on your project. If none of these topics are of interest to you we can share our homemade healthy chocolate almond butter recipe with you (they’re pretty good, not gonna lie ;).
4. The School Kit
If you want as many young people as possible to be exposed to the inspiring story behind the creation of our novel, this is the reward for you. You can get the School Kit for your child’s school, for a school in your neighbourhood, for your local community centre, library, or club.
- 10 copies of “P3: The Inevitable Truth PAIN. Power. Peril.”
- 10 Kickstarter exclusive t-shirts
- 1 Teacher's Kit with a lesson plan on how to persevere through rejection, challenges and the unknown when starting and finishing a project of any scope.
- Our PDF Bundle “How to Be a Teen Author”
5. M.A.E Workshop for Young Authors
Madison, Ava and Elle have been involved in empowering youth from the time they were very young. From a workshop for “Be the Change” Day at Camp Tanamakoon, to speaking to dozens of schools across the GTA we never shy away from sharing how we got to where we are and we love bringing as many people with us on their own journey of confidence, accomplishment, and self-awareness that they can take with them beyond their youth.
The workshop we're offering here on Kickstarter will be an exclusive M.A.E experience to help young students “Think BIG,” and encourage them to take action immediately on starting and finishing their passion projects through creative, fun activities and engaging storytelling.
Hi there! We are Madison, Ava and Elle (M.A.E) MacGregor, co-creators of P3: The Inevitable Truth PAIN. Power. Peril. Series Awesome to meet you! We are three sisters who are also actresses, motivational speakers, Youtubers and students, in addition to being authors. Collectively we have represented, spoken on or been featured with the brands below. We have big dreams and big plans to continue to build this as a franchise that will eventually go beyond the pages of a book and into theatres as a movie.
**We are donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of every book to help find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis - the health condition Madison has. Despite many health issues Madison faced over the 3 years of writing P3, we want to share that young people can accomplish anything they aspire to, regardless of the challenges or adversities they have to overcome**
P3 The Inevitable Truth PAIN. Power. Peril. is the first in a three-part trilogy. Our goal is to make this into a movie that we will star in…yes we want to “Sylvester Stallone-it.” As young actresses, we don’t only want to play the stereo-typical roles of teens as angst-ridden and lost (which we regularly audition for), we were longing to play more substantial characters who are unconventional, strong, and relatable.
We decided to create the kinds of roles we wanted to play, in projects we wanted to be a part of! By creating our own content, we simultaneously demonstrate what is possible for anyone of any age to turn their creations into reality and we can impact what messages the media is sharing that can influence, inspire, entertain and ultimately connect youth with stories that feature deeper characters than what mainstream would have us believe about teen-girls.
The themes in P3 focus on the personal change from child to young adult we all experience, and the universal quest to solve the mysteries of our world. Plus the (often uncomfortable) growth that comes with the quest of setting off on your own path, and encountering dangers you could never have for-seen. The chemistry between Madison, Ava and Elle (the young authors) is as strong as that between the female protagonists Mavelle, Rose and Kelin, and we want to share that with the world on the silver screen as well!
Because we are young adults. We are big fans of this genre of fiction, and we realized that there weren’t a ton of stories out there that featured a perspective actually written by young adult authors. We wanted to include what we saw missing from the young adult genre, like sisters that actually get along, and have to work as a team to overcome challenges, as well as strong male and female characters in the same story.
We realized that 95% of the books and TV shows we are growing up with, lack genuine unconventional women (and men). It means girls do not have to do masculine things to be unconventional, they can still be feminine (and vice versa with men). We hadn’t seen anything like this before, so we decided to do something about it. We want boys and girls to enjoy this novel, because after all, anyone can identify with a strong individual and a strong sibling bond. Our book features the power of young males and females respectfully collaborating, dropping the traditional stereotypical roles.
Risks and challenges
Risks are low. We have an incredible network of trustworthy, talented consultants and designers we have been working with for the past 3 years (with some of them it's even longer!).
To further minimize risks, we started working on this project four years ago, researching the history of the time period our story is set in and working on several formats (over four drafts) before we decided on the story and look of “P3: The Inevitable Truth PAIN. Power. Peril.”
One of the most exciting aspects of “P3: The Inevitable Truth PAIN. Power. Peril” is that it’s created by young adults for young adults, three young female authors. We are a diverse team and we have already laid out the groundwork for the next two books in the trilogy, and wrote this first book with the ideas for the remaining books in the series in mind.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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