O is for Oblectation #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for O is for Oblectation:

The adults have many games that they enjoy. They have managed to keep alive some card games from the distant past as well as create new ones. But mostly, the Dommes play with their submissives. They have found a variety of games that they can play with their boys, from betting on races and wrestling to finding out who can withstand the most pain or who can cum the fastest.

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N is for Nuptials #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for N is for Nuptials:

Well, given that women rule the community, they make the decisions about relationships. The submissive men can certainly ask, but it is entirely at the Domme’s whim to decide if she’ll give a collar to a submissive, and how many men she’ll give a collar to. Then those promises are made via contract in ceremonies where members of the community gather to watch the promises made.

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M is for Military #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for M is for Military:

We already learned about the BEARS (Bondage Enforcement Armed Response Squad). They make up the majority of the military in Adirlachson. The highest officers, of course, are some of the dominant women. They direct the military into any action that needs to be taken, but given that the community is mostly hidden underground, it’s all internal struggles. They do monitor the surrounding area closely to be sure that no dinosaurs or (dare we speculate) people who don’t conform to the values of Adirlachson intrude on their community.

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L is for Language #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for L is for Language:

Everyone speaks the same language. Other languages have died out in the community. The original area is the Northeastern United States, so English was the dominant language in the community when they went underground, and other languages have died out.

They have developed some slang, since that’s how language evolves…

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K is for Knowledge #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for K is for Knowledge:

In Adirlachson, all children are expected to go to school. They learn to read, write, and use a computer. They learn math and science. Their history education is very tightly controlled. They understand that the rise of the dinosaurs was the downfall of their civilization, and that was when they went underground.

Other than that, specialized training and education are offered based on the career paths people choose.

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TMI Tuesday: April 12th, 2022

Love and Money

1. Could you fall in love with and set up home with someone who has $100,000 (usd) in debt?

Jayden: Yeah. I essentially did in a previous relationship. But it’s okay. Richard is super debt-averse, which is fine by me!

Richard: Depends on their income, the type of debt, etc. 100K in student loans for someone pulling down six figures isn’t horrific. 100K in payday loans someone making 50K is a problem.

2. Is it important for you to be the breadwinner or make more money than your significant other?

Jayden: No. I don’t care. It all goes into one bucket.

Richard: I want to be a house husband/kept man and throw lavish parties.

3. Are you happy with your chosen career path? What could be better?

Jayden: Some days I love it. Other days, I lose 3 hours of sleep agonizing about it (and I’m on vacation this week!!!)

Richard: Not particularly. I don’t love my job, and I’m pretty sure it’ll be gone before I’m 50.

4. Would you start a business with your significant other? Why or why not?

Jayden: Sure. I’ve done it. I started one with my ex-husband. We still own it together. And…it’s fine. Sometimes he frustrates me, and I’m sure sometimes I frustrate him. But in the end, we’re both supportive of the business.

Richard: We’re totally going to get a movie deal, so I guess we’ll have to figure something out.

Bonus: Can money buy you love?

Jayden: I’m sure a sub could woo me by spoiling me financially, but I don’t think it’d ever be actual love. Money is great and all, but there are more important things. And boy did I prove that in the last ~2 years.

Richard: No. I’ve dated some girls who came from money, it doesn’t really help that much.

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How to play TMI Tuesday: Copy the above TMI Tuesday questions to your webspace (i.e., a blog). Answer the questions there, then leave a comment below, on this blog post, so we’ll all know where to read your responses. Please don’t forget to link to tmituesdayblog from your website!

Happy TMI Tuesday!

J is for Judicial Systems #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for J is for Judicial Systems:

There are community leaders who create and enforce the laws. The same group has been in power as long as anyone can remember. Each time one of them dies, they are replaced by another who is selected by those already in power. There is no voting. All of the leaders are women.

The laws are designed to keep power to those in power. The leaders have a team of men who enforce the laws. They are the submissives of the Dommes in power. They all faithfully serve their leaders. No one outwardly opposes the Dommes or…they aren’t heard from again.

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I is for Interior Design #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for I is for Interior Design:

Everyone has living quarters, but they are generally shared when they are younger. They grow up mostly segregated by boys and girls, until they are of age. Then they can choose mates, if they like. In the female dominated society, the women get to choose their partners, and then they can live together in underground quarters, but they have communal bathrooms by gender. Decorations themselves are sparse. There isn’t a lot to work with, but often dried leaves or wildflowers are brought inside as gifts from the submissive men to the women they serve.

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H is for History #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for H is for History:

No one talks about the before times. No one wants to discuss what happened when the seas rose and the air became too warm. No one wants to talk about how the dinosaurs broke free and took over the land, driving people underground and to areas where they could live safely. The younger generation wants to know. What happened? How did they end up this way? And who else is left out there?

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G is for Geography #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for G is for Geography:

With dinosaurs roaming the Earth and the breakdown of civilization, the roads became impassable long ago. Cars stopped being produced, and the society doesn’t believe that anyone else managed to survive the harsh climate changes that are finally abating. They took a long tunnel that had been dug out of a mountain and closed off the ends so they could use it as a stronghold. Over the years, they dug out more rooms, and eventually worked their way into a cave system that keeps them safe. They had some technology and were able to use natural power sources. An underground lake and well give them plenty of fresh water. It’s a self-sufficient area.

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F is for Food #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for F is for Food:

The society grows all of their plant-based food in an area adjacent to their mountain home that has high walls to keep the predators out (though there are occasionally flying dinosaurs, of course). They also have some underground chambers that are climate controlled so they can grow some of the warmer weather crops. They don’t have anyone to trade with outside their community, or so the average person thinks. They do have some livestock, but fresh meat is a rarity. They use a variety of spices to give the food lots of flavor. Yes, they do eat dinosaurs when they’re able to capture or hunt one.

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The Insecure Writer’s Support Group #IWSG

The Insecure Writer's Support Group

It’s our one year anniversary with IWSG! I’m impressed with us that we haven’t missed a month, though we’ve squeaked in a little late here and there.

If you’d like to chime in and let us know your answers to the questions or drop a link to your post if you’re participating, please do so in the comments! And check out the IWSG website for more answers!

April 6 question – Have any of your books been made into audio books? If so, what is the main challenge in producing an audiobook?

Jayden: I can answer for both of us. Nope! For me, I don’t even know where I would begin to produce an audiobook. Although, fun fact, I once recorded about 90% of a novel as an audiobook for a boyfriend in high school. It was his favorite book and there was no audiobook of it. When I couldn’t buy one, I wanted to record it just for him, but I never finished and then we broke up. Ah well. Would’ve been a copyright issue, anyway

Richard also said no, but he did make a writing observation today that we’ll share: He’s enjoying our A to Z Challenge blog posts. I (Jayden) am writing the worldbuilding details, and he’s writing a story to go with it, except he’s purposefully not quite writing about the same thing I am. For example, coming up on 4/7 is “F is for Food” but he somehow wrote more about firepower and scarecrows than food! It’s worth the read though!

Have you ever had a novel made into an audiobook?

E is for Economy #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for E is for Economy:

Everyone has a card that they use as their identification and money. They just scan it whenever they need to purchase something, and they are all given money every week that they can spend how they like. Everyone has a job in the society and they contribute in whatever way they are needed. The women get to pick their jobs, and the submissive males get whatever is left. They have to keep their society safe from the dinosaurs that are lurking outside their walls all the time.

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D is for Death #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for D is for Death:

When a dominant woman passes away, they are given a lot of honor and respect. Ceremonies are performed for them with large parties. When a submissive man passes away, his funeral is at the discretion of whoever his Domme is. Some of them are just as lavish as those of the highest women in the society. They take care of their servants.

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C is for Clothing #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for C is for Clothing:

Clothes are necessary, of course, but in the female dominated community, the women wear whatever comfortable clothes they want to. Mostly, they wear flowing dresses or stretchy clothes made of soft, synthetic materials. The submissive men are often clothed in very little, their bodies always available to the women. When it’s cold in the winter, they have soft blankets, sweatshirts, jackets, and pants that they can wear. And of course, good sturdy footwear. But, because they live mostly underground, the weather doesn’t particularly affect their dress. They’ve adapted to it being chilly, and most people don’t have to bundle up even when it gets into the lower temperature ranges.

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B is for Birth #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for B is for Birth:

Because resources are limited, the community is restrictive about how many children can be born. Every woman, when she comes of childbearing age, is given an implant in her arm that stops menstruation and childbirth. It can be removed at any time. Medical care is very advanced. Childbearing is a completely controlled activity, and in the female dominated community, women who want to have children can choose to have them, and they have the submissive breeding males available at their disposal. [Who has a breeding kink?]

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A is for Architecture #AtoZChallenge

For this year’s A to Z Blog Challenge, Richard and Jayden are worldbuilding! Using Rebekah Loper‘s book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding as a guide, we have teamed up to give descriptions of the world we’re creating, along with snippets of what it’s like to exist in the world. Enjoy!


Background by Jayden for A is for Architecture:

Imagine a world where dinosaurs roam the Earth. They went extinct, as in accurate history, but then scientists figured out how to bring them back, funded by a wealthy billionaire. Unfortunately, as we all know, life finds a way, and the dinosaurs took over, pushing civilization into pockets around the country. In the Northeastern part of what used to be the United States, there is a large community called Adirlachson.

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TMI Tuesday: March 29th, 2022

Upgrade your happiness– play TMI Tuesday, a simple pleasure in life.

1. Tell us your top two simple pleasures.

Jayden: Snuggles and warm, fuzzy blankets.

Richard: Sourdough and snuggles

2. You are being a offered a day of pleasure but you must choose one of the following to do. Which would you choose?
a. Sex
b. Watching big sports match/game
c. Fun times with good friends

Jayden: I really want a and c. In fact, that’s my plan for Sunday. Both things.

Richard: What if the big sport match is an orgy with my friends?

3. The sun shining through your window in the morning–annoyance or pleasure?

Jayden: It’s annoying because it shines right in my face when I’m trying to sleep.

Richard: Meh. Kinda neutral.

4. If you uttered the words “pleasure me” to your lover, what would you want to happen?

Jayden: I want him to decide something, haha. I don’t like making decisions. But generally, pleasing me involves touching me, and often orgasms.

Richard: I want to lay there until every inch of me has been rubbed and/or tongued.

5. Tell us one thing you were most grateful for last week?

Jayden: I am grateful for Richard every day. He makes my life so much fuller and happier.

Richard: We started getting random boxes of food left on our door step. It’s a fun surprise!

Bonus: What is the last thing you crossed of your bucket list?

Jayden: Sexually? Orgy. It was an accident…No, really. Oops!

Richard: I don’t have a bucket list.

Special bonus question–one of life’s mysteries: Are fig newtons cookies or bars? (thelatephoenix wants to know)

Jayden: Cookies? I don’t know. I don’t care for them.

Richard: It’s not a cookie, it’s a newton! bar

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How to play TMI Tuesday: Copy the above TMI Tuesday questions to your webspace (i.e., a blog). Answer the questions there, then leave a comment below, on this blog post, so we’ll all know where to read your responses. Please don’t forget to link to tmituesdayblog from your website!

Happy TMI Tuesday!

TMI Tuesday: March 22nd, 2022

This week TMI Tuesday wants to know– are you a cheat?

1. Have you ever cheated at a board game? Why?

Jayden: Not that I can recall. I’ve certainly screwed up rules before, but I’ve never intentionally cheated at a board game.

Richard: Not a board game, but I used to deal out the opening hands in card games without everyone in the room, then peak to find the best one and take it.

2. Which board game are you unbeatable?

Jayden: None. I love them, but I am not unbeatable, by any stretch.

Richard: I’m batting 1000 (1 for 1) at Forbidden Sky.

3. Which mythological creature would be your worst roommate?

Jayden: Mermaid. Our bathtub is way too small.

Richard: Sometimes I think Riley is a mythological creature.

4. Give us a three song playlist. You can link to the songs if you wish.

Jayden: Only You by Calum Scott, All In by Sheridan Reed, Drive by Ben Rector

Richard: Since camp is starting next week, time for the sprintin’, weebin’ NaNo playlist.
Best Megalovania, The Two Good You Say Runs, Bluper Saiyan Theme

5. What famous person have you met or been within a few feet of (music concerts and book signings do not count).

Jayden: Most have been music concerts… like second row at John Anderson’s solo tour. Amazing. But other than that, I met Martin Sheen once when I was a kid. I had no idea how famous he was at the time.

Richard: I worked a Bruce Campbell book signing like 5 years ago. He’s pretty much exactly how you’d expect him to be.

Bonus: Is a hot dog a sandwich?

Jayden: I once had an hours long debate about this with my step daughters. I didn’t care, but it was funny to watch them argue. I honestly have no opinion.

Richard: Yes. It’s meat inside of a roll. There’s no reasonable debate.

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How to play TMI Tuesday: Copy the above TMI Tuesday questions to your webspace (i.e., a blog). Answer the questions there, then leave a comment below, on this blog post, so we’ll all know where to read your responses. Please don’t forget to link to tmituesdayblog from your website!

Happy TMI Tuesday!

TMI Tuesday: March 15th, 2022

Writing made easy–play TMI Tuesday.

1. When you need to get serious, good writing done where do you go?

Jayden: Panera. I get my best writing done there.

Richard: For a walk! And then my desk.

2. Where do you look for inspiration to write?

Jayden: Often my own life, or at least my fantasies.

Richard: Outside on my walks.

3. If you could add anything to your office what would it be?

Jayden: Uh, doors? My office is the living room.

Richard: Existing.

4. Are you an app calendar/planner (ie., g-cal, outlook) kind of person or do you still prefer a physical planner?

Jayden: I hung onto my physical planner for a really long time, but now I’m all digital.

Richard: I have a wife.

5. When you jot down notes do you use pen and paper or put it into an electronic device (tablet, smart phone, etc)

Jayden: I always have my phone on me, so usually electronic. I even switched to electronic at work.

Richard: Pen and paper

Bonus: March 15 is National Shoe World day. a holiday that illuminates the need for quality footwear for millions of people around the world who go without. What quality pair of shoes would you pick to gift to someone? Post a link or pic.

Jayden: New Balance sneakers. They are the best. Richard and I both bought a pair. Him – because he’s worn them forever; me – because women’s shoes have never fit me well, so I tried men’s, and…oh my goodness, my toes aren’t cramped!

Richard: I had an amazing pair of Red Wing Oxfords years ago. More comfortable than most sneakers, and they held up as my daily drivers for like two years. I don’t think they make them anymore, but I check their website/stores once or twice a year.

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How to play TMI Tuesday: Copy the above TMI Tuesday questions to your webspace (i.e., a blog). Answer the questions there, then leave a comment below, on this blog post, so we’ll all know where to read your responses. Please don’t forget to link to tmituesdayblog from your website!

Happy TMI Tuesday!