Monday, July 16, 2018



Welcome! This week we're writing to the word prompt "corn." Click on the author's name to go to her blog. Thank you for stopping by.

JEAN JOACHIM (Small Town Romance)
It was a hot day in July and Jess’s air conditioning in her old jalopy was on the fritz.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
A glimmer of humor shone in Alice’s eyes and her lips turned up in a mischievous grin. “Well…you know…”


JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
 “What about these then? Are they your new secret vice?”


TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal Greek God Romance)
 It took a particularly nasty text from Athena’s step-mother, Hera, for the light bulb to go off in her head.


Thanks for coming. Comments are always welcome.

Monday, July 9, 2018

TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT "KNIFE"





JEAN C. JOACHIM (Small Town Romance)
Never having enough left over to make a pie for herself, Jess accepted his offer.  

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
She never could resist a set of brilliant azure eyes. It was what first attracted her to the boy’s father.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Greek God/Paranormal Romance)
All of this? All her misery? It was her half brother’s fault.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
Dashing quickly into the grocery store on her way home, Candace pulled her collar up to keep the cold wind from sliding down her back. 

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance)
Participating in such a venture is a crime against the colony.


Monday, July 2, 2018

TUESDAY TALES :FROM THE WORD WORN


Happy Tuesday! With tomorrow being the Fourth of July, Happy Independence Day to all of our American friends.  I hope the weather cooperates, and you can fully enjoy the day.

Welcome to Tuesday Tales, the weekly blog post where books are born. A select group of authors share their works in progress with you based on a picture or word prompt. This week, we're all including the word WORN in our scenes. Enjoy!


JEAN JOACHIM (Small Town Romance)
Jess Lennox tied the apron around her waist. The bottom edge was a little frayed and the pink had faded to a dusty mauve color.

V.L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
I opted to go without socks that day.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“I’m so sorry dear. My mind simply wandered and I don’t know quite where I went for a moment.”

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary Romance)
“D-d-d-divorced?” 

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance)
“This colony needs good men like you.”

Monday, June 25, 2018

TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT "NAKED" #ROMANCE #SHORTSTORY #NAKED


This week our word prompt is "naked." A little bawdy for Tuesday Tales? Perhaps. And perhaps not. Read the stories here and decide for your self. Don't forget to come back and read all the stories here. Thanks for coming.


JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)
After dark on a hot night, there was nothing Jess liked better than to get naked and jump into Cedar Lake. 

V.L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
I could feel his gaze on me. Oddly enough, I was now getting used to it. 

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance)
Guy sat across the table from Remi Lalonde, the seigneur whose lands abutted his own, sipping a glass of warm caribou.

I hope you enjoyed our stories. Thanks for stopping by.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Tuesday Tales Picture Prompt



Welcome to Tuesday Tales! Our motley group of writers share a snippet of their work with you. Each week we write based upon a word prompt. However, once per month, we write to a picture prompt, as you will see in the following posts.  Follow the links to read the individual contributions. We thank you for checking out each authors' blog. 


V.L. Locey (MM Hockey Romance)
The coffee shop had fresh baked muffins so big you needed two hands to hold them. 

Susanne Matthews (Historical Romance)
“Do you think the woman on the ship have all been fortunate enough to fall in love with their husbands?” she asked.  

Jean Joachim (Contemporary Romance)
As grandma always said, “there’s good everywhere, if you look for it.”    

Trisha Faye (Historical Fiction)

The green threads of jealousy wrapped around Alice like a tight cord.

Davee Jones (Contemporary Romance)
One day these dilapidated doors will open once again with a stately flourish. 

Monday, June 11, 2018

Tuesday Tales - Word Prompt "Soaked"


Thanks for coming! This week our word prompt is "soaked." Click on the author's name to go to her blog. Don't forget to come back and read all the excellent stories. Thanks for stopping by!

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“How lovely…to be able to while away the morning reading. I can’t say as I remember what that felt like…”

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance)
And as far as Roger goes, make sure his heart and not only his stomach is engaged before you agree to anything. 

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal Romance)
She listened for any sign of her mate. She smiled as she heard the inhuman rumble of a werewolf snore.

Monday, June 4, 2018

TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT "SILLY"



Thanks for coming! This week our word prompt is "silly." Click on the author's name to go to her blog. Don't forget to come back and read all the excellent stories. Thanks for stopping by!

JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary romance)
Once the second apartment was almost finished, her fiancé cooled.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance)
“Nothing, Maman. I’m just overemotional these days." 


TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
Compared to life in the metropolis in West Virginia where they hailed from, this was still a new and rough-edged country life.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal Romance)
 “You are a silly beast, aren’t you?” she said as she laughed.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
“You are woolgathering once again?”