Mellissa Thomas is a Jamaica-born author, award-winning screenwriter, poet, freelance writer and manuscript editor currently available for hire. She’s a decorated U.S. Navy veteran with Entertainment Business Masters and Film Bachelors degrees from Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL. She has been published in Caribbean Today, Westside Gazette, Elegance Digital Magazine, and several others; and has posted on popular blogs, including Men with Pens, Successful Blogging, and Under30CEO.


Florida’s Top Puerto Rican Lawmakers Face Re-Election Challengers

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Florida’s Top Puerto Rican elected officials–US Congressman Darren Soto, State Senator Victor Torres, and State Representative Daisy Morales, all elected Democrats–have all qualified to have their names placed on the ballot for the 2022 August primary election and/or the November general election. Congressman Soto is running for re-election in the…

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Democratic Firebrand and Former Congressman Alan Grayson Files to Run for Congressional District 10

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Former Congressman Alan Grayson filed paperwork with the Florida Division of Elections today to run for Congress in District 10, representing Orlando. “There’s a lot of room for improvement in people’s lives,” said Grayson in the press statement announcing his campaign. “We are fighting inflation to the death. I want lower…

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[PHOTOS] 2022 Cannes Film Festival: Supermodel Adriana Lima Boasts Baby Bump on ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Red Carpet

CANNES, France (FNN) – Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima brought a guest with her to the red carpet premiere of Top Gun: Maverick. No, we don’t mean her boyfriend Andre Lemmers, but her adorable–and well-styled–bun in the oven. Lima, 40, graced the red carpet dressed in Chopard jewelry and a black long-sleeved Balmain gown with a baby…

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[PHOTOS] 2022 Cannes Film Festival: Tom Cruise and ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Cast Grace the Red Carpet

CANNES, France (FNN) – Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, and the cast and crew of Top Gun: Maverick landed for the 2022 Cannes Film Festival red carpet in style. (No, literally–the aircraft actually landed.) Executive Producer Jerry Bruckheimer and his wife also joined the excitement on the red carpet for one of the most anticipated sequels…

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State House Candidates Morales, Powell, López Lead Orange County Voter Petition Certifications After Deadline

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Daisy Morales re-election campaign for State Representative has announced that Rep. Morales currently leads among the 47 candidates in 11 Florida House races representing Orange County in certified candidate petitions from Orange County voters, according to the Florida Division of Elections website. All state representative candidates were required to collect a…

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