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?”


Monday, May 28, 2018

Tuesday Tales - word prompt 'leaf' #romance

Welcome to Tuesday Tales, the place for weekly FREE READS! Click on the author's name and go to their blog. When you finished reading, return and move on to the next one. The word prompt this week is ‘leaf’. Thank you for stopping by!

SUSANNE MATTHEWS  (Historical Romance)
"One day our maple products may be as valuable an export as our furs, hemp, and timber."

“Lyle, Rafe, Lyle, Rafe? Bill, help!” Sandy moaned into the phone.

But, comforting an injured child ranked higher than keeping a pristine wardrobe.

The lid creaked open to reveal a miniature book.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal Romance)
I’m just trying to take care of my mate. I’m trying to keep her alive, okay?

Monday, May 21, 2018

Tuesday Tales - word prompt 'mirror' #romance



Welcome to Tuesday Tales, the place for weekly FREE READS! Click on the author's name and go to their blog. When you finished reading, return and move on to the next one. The word prompt this week is ‘mirror.’ Thank you for stopping by!

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
Seven years, Alice mused silently. We’ve been married that long?

JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)
When he hit the NFL, Nick had convinced himself he’d put Lizzie Wenner behind him, left her in the dust, gotten over her, whatever you want to call it.

V.L. LOCEY (MM Romance)
Twenty-six hours with little sleep was not a good look on me.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Fiction)
"Enough of these old wives’ tales and the ravings of a madman for now." 

TRICIA ANDERSON (Paranormal/Greek god romance)
And I’m not a man. I’m a god.

Monday, May 14, 2018

TUESDAY TALES, MAY 15, 2018. PICTURE PROMPT DAY. #ROMANCE






Welcome to another edition of Tuesday Tales, the blog where we share or work in progress with you. Ideas started here become stories that grow into books. Each week, our mentor provides us with a word or picture clue. Snippets from picture prompts must be 300 words or less.  Please take time to visit each author and see how well they incorporate the picture prompt into their work in progress today.




Here are this weeks images. See who chose what!












Here are this week's participants:


V.L. LOCEY (MM Contemporary Romance)
Keenan looked up at me, the light of the fire dancing on his face.


FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Fantasy Romance)
The mother awakened--ancient and wild, lapping the song with 
tongues of flame.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance)
Patoulet scoffed. “Why would the ravings of a fevered man 
concern you?”


TRICIA ANDERSON (Paranormal/Greek God Romance)
He should teach them to fight. They’d kick ass in the ring. 


JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)
As he drove to the Yale Bowl, his thoughts dialed back to his old 
girlfriend. What a punch in the gut to run into Lizzie.


Monday, May 7, 2018

TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT "HEAVY" #ROMANCE


Welcome to Tuesday Tales. Our word prompt this week is "heavy." Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Thanks for coming! 

JEAN JOACHIM (Romance)
She raised her gaze to meet pale blue eyes in a familiar face.

V. L. LOCEY (MM Contemporary Romance)
If he came to the creek tomorrow to pray I would call him to this side. 

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“Harold Furman Blodget…what on earth were you thinking?”

TRICIA ANDERSON (Paranormal/Greek God Romance)
Athena shot him a cocky grin. “It’s not the first time I’ve seen you in a compromising position, sweet brother."

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance)
Guy frowned. Now that he was married to the woman he loved, how could he wish any less for Sophie? 

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Fantasy Romance)
A wave flattened out to kiss the shore