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Fantasy League Friday Dating Rounds! Meet Maisie Teegan

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It's time to start uncovering the profiles for our first round of the dating club. We have 13 women and 13 men set for Fantasy League Football and the Multiple Scorgasms. Following are the initial questions asked of all participants. Keep track of the participants and see who YOU would match up together, and why?
Of all profiles, I challenge you to write a 1000-5000 depiction of the dating experience of your two favorite members. The winners will receive prizes and a chance for their depiction to be published!
Now, get to know Maisie! 1) What do you do for work? – I’m an executive assistant at an electrical distribution/design company 2) Where are you from? – I moved to Denver when I was 3 after living in Frankfurt, Germany for the first 3 years of my life. 3) What is the one thing about yourself that you would like me to know? I am a free spirit with a passion for success 4) When was your last relationship and how long did it last? My last ended in February after 9 months. 5) What ar…

Tuesday Tales and Being an Author

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Ahoy Fellow Fathomers and Happy Short Week to all in the cyberhood.  Our Tuesday Tales group is writing, appropriately, to the word prompt, "author" this week. Once again, I'm pleased to return you to my new WIP, the Fantasy Leagues....Book One - Multiple Scorgasms. 
Finn Maxwell and Danika Parker Meet
During the draft I didn’t meet anyone exciting until Finn Maxwell made it to my table. I couldn’t place it, but, there was something familiar about his eyes. When he told me he worked in physical therapy, I knew I probably had seen him during one of my routine rotations. He sometimes visited patients in the hospital for initial assessments. Familiarity is all I would have gotten. Since my focus isn’t on strangers, he would have been another stick figure in the crowd. But, his eyes, yes, I definitely felt a connection.
This created an unpleasant excitement within me. The sense of acquaintance traced its way down from my pupils to the pit of my stomach. Not understanding the s…

Fantasy League Friday! The Profile for Danika Parker!

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It's time to start uncovering the profiles for our first round of the dating club. We have 13 women and 13 men set for Fantasy League Football and the Multiple Scorgasms. Following are the initial questions asked of all participants. Keep track of the participants and see who YOU would match up together, and why?

Of all profiles, I challenge you to write a 1000-5000 depiction of the dating experience of your two favorite members. The winners will receive prizes and a chance for their depiction to be published!

You will now get a closer look at Danika Parker:

1) What do you do for work? – Medical student by day…Crime Scene cleanup specialist when available 2) Where are you from? – Galveston, TX 3) What is the one thing about yourself that you would like me to know? I’m loyal to the bones, but, unsure about this whole love thing. 4) When was your last relationship and how long did it last? I’ve not had relationships, I’ve only had dates. 5) What are you looking for in a relationship? S…

OMGoodness is my Tattoo POISON??

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Hugs for today! Good morning!I’ve decided to use my blog not only to writing, music, and other facets of entertainment, but, also to share my journey. I’ve had significant health problems for almost two years. Initially, my rheumatologist diagnosed me with systemic lupus (SLE) on June 19, 2013. However, the medication wasn’t working and I kept getting worse and developing new symptoms. So, after second, third, and fourth opinions, my neurologist believes instead I have fibromyalgia. In April 2014 I visited yet another rheumatologist who I hoped would be familiar with autoimmune disorders. Following an extensive intake during my initial appointment, I found a place where the doctor also listened to me. Based upon my blood work, the doctor believes I have Sjogren’s Syndrome. She also made the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia and pre-lupus. I’ve never heard of pre-lupus, but, hopefully it stays in the “pre” category. Thank you for listening, each week I will have a new installment chronicling my …

Tuesday Tales and Life in a Yellow House

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Ahoy Fellow Fathomers! Our Tuesday Tales group is writing to a picture prompt this week- 300 words no more/no less. Could you relax in this serene, quaint little cottage? I think I could.  However, maybe not if you're a crime scene clean-up crew. Once again, I'm pleased to return you to my new WIP, the Fantasy Leagues....Book One - Multiple Scorgasms.
"My brothers all work in the family business, so, my parents are in good hands with passing the company along. Unfortunately, it’s a thriving endeavor, so, will be profitable for years to come. Why should I say unfortunately? Because my parents own a biohazard remediation service, also known as crime scene cleanup. My family must be at their best during some of the worst in times.
I don’t think the reasons behind why my parents went into this line of work are terribly important. However, a multiple homicide in our local small town shocked the citizens and the family had nowhere to turn for help getting that mess out of their…

Fantasy League Friday! a Brand New Feature!

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I have lots of F’s going on today! It’s the Friday Fantasy for my Fellow Fathomers. Each Friday you will meet a new face of the Fantasy Leagues. Some will be the participants in the first-ever Fantasy Leagues games. Others will be the faces and stories behind the scenes. But, today, you meet Lola Fontaine, the beautiful, business-savvy brains behind one of the most successful dating clubs around. I think it’s best if she just introduces herself…take it away Lola! “I love the meet and greet until the spotlight is on me. I operate better in the one to one, or sometimes even two to one, setting better than when a crowd is cloying for information. I’m a very private person, but, you would be too if you had my walk-in closet of a past. My passion is helping others connect. As hard as my exterior is, it does my heart good to help someone make a true love connection. So, I started the Fantasy Leagues. I had a few other dating services before, but, this club really hit the ground running and h…

Saving Forever - Book 3 - Jasinda Wilder - My Review

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http://www.jasindawilder.com/ Saving Forever *****Snowflakes by Jasinda Wilder – Book Three in the Ever Trilogy- final installment Spoiler Alert!I enjoyed the way the series ended. Cade, Ever, and Cadence are a beautiful, happy family, and it worked for me. By now, you guys all know the entire cast of characters was written doomed with severe personality flaws…so, how are their actions so shocking? I gave this book 5 snowflakes even though I personally had some questions. The questions I have do not detract from the rating. I’m learning to separate emotion from fact when writing reviews, and it’s made the process more enjoyable. Jasinda’s writing continues to impress me. The varied verb uses and reaching into the Thesaurus for a creative spin on an old, routine favorite word is a craft of hers. I appreciate her for that. The storyline is believable. Yes, folks, it is. Cade suffered severe injuries in the wreck. He lost his child and his wife lie in a vegetative state, assumed never to aw…

Tuesday Tales and a MOTHER of a Decision

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Ahoy Fellow Fathomers and Happy Belated Mother's Day to all the beautiful mommies out there in cyberhood.  Our Tuesday Tales group is writing, appropriately, to the word prompt, "mother" this week. Once again, I'm pleased to return you to my new WIP, the Fantasy Leagues....Book One - Multiple Scorgasms. Our lovely Danika Parker is looking for love....but, does she really believe in it? Let's take a look:

"The notion of love fascinates me. The whole running through a field of flowers and my Prince Charming scooping me up into some all-encompassing hug and then we have a picnic under an old tree. We might even make love under that tree, but, we wouldn’t have to because love is not based upon the physical. Right? I honestly wouldn’t know, but, I possess a great charade as the girl next door. I swooned at all the latest hot guys of film because I can appreciate a beautifully crafted human being. I went to my high school prom and traditionally lost my virginity to…

Slobber on my Keyboard?

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Good afternoon!I’ve decided to use my blog not only to writing, music, and other facets of entertainment, but, also to share my journey. I’ve had significant health problems for almost two years. Initially, my rheumatologist diagnosed me with systemic lupus (SLE) on June 19, 2013. However, the medication wasn’t working and I kept getting worse and developing new symptoms. So, after second, third, and fourth opinions, my neurologist believes instead I have fibromyalgia. In April 2014 I visited yet another rheumatologist who I hoped would be familiar with autoimmune disorders. Following an extensive intake during my initial appointment, I found a place where the doctor also listened to me. Based upon my blood work, physical and mental symptoms, the doctor believes I have Sjogren’s Syndrome. She also made the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia and pre-lupus. I’ve never heard of pre-lupus, but, hopefully it stays in the “pre” category. Today has been a struggle to stay awake, as a matter of fact I …

Better Than a Cover Reveal! It's the Trademark Tattoo Reveal!

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Ahoy Fellow Fathomers! Today is an awesome Wednesday and I hope everything is going your way in May…(see how I made that rhyme?) Maybe my euphoria is a bit over the top but, I’m so happy to share with you my new trademark. It will be my new tattoo and I couldn’t be more ecstatic. My beautiful and talented 14 y/o daughter, Alexandrea, drew me a quick rendition of what I wanted. She captured my vision well and I was so ready to see it in color. A friend has some beautiful portrait tattoo work on his arms, and he referred me to his artist, Kayden DiGiovanni, of Dallas Tattoo. Kayden used Allee’s image and created a beautiful and lasting doppelgänger of what I think my writing means. I love flowers and you will find me rescuing bouquets of clearance flowers from the back of Kroger. These guys need a home and a little wilt is nothing. They are beautiful to me. Fresh flowers represent life, beauty, and the potential to make anything brighter. That’s what writing is to me. Even when the subjec…

Author/Publisher Jillian Dodd

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Welcome to The Locker and a special feature. I had the awesome opportunity to attend and volunteer at the Houston Author Event, hosted by Emily Lalone, owner of Lalone Marketing. I met ten amazing authors and now I want to introduce them to you too. Today, meet the author Jillian Dodd. I purchased the first two books in her series, The Keatyn Chronicles, while there in Houston. I'm excited to start reading them. :) When you get a chance, check out her books. I think you will love them!



I was very impressed to learn that this lady is not only a best-selling author, but, she now has her own publishing company as well!
Bandit Publishing

Jillian on Goodreads

Jillian's website

Tuesday Tales...No One is Guaranteed It'll Ever Be Free

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Welcome Fellow Fathomers to Tuesday Tales. Our group will be writing to the word prompt "free" this week. Now, I've been giving snippets of Owen and Pearl's story in the TT, but, I can't do that anymore....because I have a contract on their story!!  Yay! Instead, I take you to a new series I've recently begun writing. I'm super excited about it and hope you will be too. For this excerpt, the owner and CEO of The Fantasy Leagues, Lola Fontaine, gives a little bit of her perspective...let's peek in.
"For our first group meeting with the new participants for this years’ fantasy football league, as usual, I went slightly over the top. Okay, I went completely over the top of the mountain. I always do, for every first meeting. But, I have my reasons. No matter that I have a signed and binding contract, it always makes me nervous that someone will drop. I will do everything in my power to keep that from happening. It really screws with my numbers to have…

Thespian Wench Featured Author - Jennifer Simpkins!

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Ahoy Fellow Fathomers and welcome to The Locker today we have Jennifer Simpkins and her new release Moving On...from this hot cover I can tell there's alot going on inside, so, strap in and get yourself ready to read a little more. :) Moving On A Novella By Jennifer Simpkins
Blurb: Love hasn’t come easy to Hadley Jameson. With her daughter away at college, she’s decided to take time for herself and figure out what comes next. A cabin at Wildflower Creek seems like the perfect place to spend some time alone and gather her thoughts. But when she finds a strange man with sad eyes and a sexy grin in her cabin, her vacation plans change.
Being a firefighter, Ethan Crocker has seen some awful scenes play out, but none of his training could prepare him for when he’s called on to save someone close to home. When tragedy strikes, his life spirals out of control. After months of living in a fog, he’s determined to get his life back on track and be happy again. As luck would have it he finds a b…