Mellissa Thomas


Mellissa Thomas is a God-fearing freelance writer in sunny (and often stormy) central Florida. If it involves writing, she does it for a living: blogging, copywriting, proofreading, editing, screenwriting, novels, short stories, flash fiction, and poetry.

She currently authors three blogs, including The Tenderfoot Files (, the platform for her 5-episode (ebook) Tenderfoot Series; is Chief Editor for Orlando Fashion Magazine; and has guest blogged on Under30CEO, Successful Blogging, and James Chartrand's Men with Pens.

After five years of U.S. Naval service with lots of travel and two college degrees (including one in Film), she's got lots of story ideas and practical life advice to share.

Feel free to pick her brain. You can find her on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Goodreads, Google+, Pinterest, and StumbleUpon. She's even on IMDb. Just remember her first name has 2 L's and 2 S's. You can also find her at

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Faded Diamonds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,990. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Five women. Five different histories. One explosive encounter. Disruptive new adult novel "Faded Diamonds" wrestles the painful consequences of the broken home, fatherlessness, sexual abuse, and mental illness. Get caught up in the crisis.

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