Monday, May 20, 2024

TUESDAY TALES - LEG

 



Welcome to Tuesday Tales where talented authors write stories to word prompts. This week our prompt is "leg." Click on the author's name and go to her blog to read her story. Thanks so much for stopping by!


 JEAN JOACHIM (WOMEN'S FICTION)

“I see that hideous painting in your study has been taken down. Thank goodness,” his mother, Eleanor Carstairs Clark said, digging into her shrimp cocktail. 


V. L. LOCEY (MM HOCKEY ROMANCE)

  Rudy made a noise like he had swallowed a live goldfish.


FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (COSY MYSTERY)

I was paranoid that something would fall through the cracks.


TRICIA ANDERSEN (GREEK GODDESS PARANORMAL ROMANCE)

That's rude.


 JILLIAN CHANTAL   (MF CONTEMPORARY)

“Hey, didn’t your mother teach you it’s rude to reach across the table?"


SUSANNE MATTHEWS (CONTEMPORARY MF PARANORMAL ROMANTIC SUSPENSE)

It had been as if they were the only two people in the world, created specifically for that moment in time.


Monday, May 13, 2024

Tuesday Tales From the Word Prompt Glue

 Welcome to Tuesday Tales, where we write stories to word prompts. Our word today is "GLUE." Click on the name of each author to read the free story snippet on her blog. Make sure to visit everyone. Writing is our passion, and comments make our day!



V.L. Locey (M/M Hockey Romance)

  “So humble. That’s one thing about hockey players. They seem to lack the egos of other professional athletes. It’s refreshing.”


Flossie Benton Rogers (Cozy Mystery) 

My memory house was becoming real again.


Trisha Faye (Historical Fiction)

Edward’s grin disappeared faster than a bolt of lightning.


Jillian Chantal (Contemporary)

“It’s so exciting, isn’t it?”


Jean Joachim (Women's Fiction)

Terry burst out laughing. “Glad you admit it.”


Susanne Matthews (M/F Contemporary Paranormal Romantic Suspense)

Marina trembled, and he took the opportunity to pull her into his arms.

 

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Monday, May 6, 2024

Tuesday Tales: From the Word BOIL

 




Welcome to May and this week's Tuesday Tales scenes Based on the word prompt BOIL. Click on the author's name to see their selection. Feel free to comment. Come back and do it again. We love feedback! 


 FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Cozy Mystery)

Wryness saturated his voice.

 TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

Sarah knew that the threat of having no party and no cake would work wonders on his behavior.

 

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Greek god/paranormal romance)


There wasn’t going to be a battle. There was about to be a war.



JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)

“I haven’t eaten since my grandmother gave me a cinnamon roll this morning.”

JEAN JOACHIM (Women's Fiction)

“You’re early,” a masculine voice broke into her thoughts.

 SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Paranormal Contemporary Romance Suspense)

“Ye wouldn’t let something as minor as a major, life-threatening storm stop you.”


Monday, April 29, 2024

Tuesday Tales - Flower

 



Welcome to Tuesday Tales, where we write stories to word prompts. Our word today is "FLOWER." Click on the name of each author to read the free story snippet on her blog. Make sure to visit everyone. Writing is our passion, and comments make our day!


V.L. Locey (M/M Fantasy Romance) 

His hair gleamed more red than brown in the dappled light.

Flossie Benton Rogers  (Cozy Mystery)

I bolted up and began my usual pacing back and forth.

Tricia Andersen (M/F Greek God/Paranormal Romance)

That’s enough time for a quickie.
 
Jillian Chantal (Contemporary)

“Stupid girl. Too curious for your own good.”

Jean Joachim (Women's Fiction)

“And I doubt you’ll see a grand for your share, either,” her father added.

Susanne Matthews (Contemporary Paranormal Suspense Romance)

Marina dropped the card as if it had burned her.



Monday, April 22, 2024

Tuesday Tales - from the word Mouth

 Welcome to Tuesday Tales, where we write stories to word prompts. Our word today is "MOUTH." Click on the name of each author to read the free story snippet on her blog. Make sure to visit everyone. Writing is our passion, and comments make our day!



V.L. Locey (M/M Fantasy Romance) 

  Eyes closed, back straight, hands resting on my brown robes, I sought the peace to meditate.

TrishaFaye (Historical Fiction)

 “Not now, Edward,” Sarah shushed, taking a quick swipe at his shoulder.

 Jillian Chantal (Contemporary)

“Did you find more gold in my yard?”

Susanne Matthews (Contemporary Paranormal Romantic Suspense)

Once more she’d jumped to conclusions, her favorite form of exercise these days.

Jean Joachim (Women’s fiction)

“Let go. It’s mine. I bought it first,” Sandy said. 

Flossie Benton Rogers (Cozy Mystery) 

“Weren’t you simply horrified, Peri?”


Monday, April 15, 2024

TUESDAY TALES - FROM THE WORD "BUTTON"

 


Welcome to Tuesday Tales, where we write stories to word prompts. Our word today is "BUTTON." Click on the name of each author to read the free story snippet on her blog. Make sure to visit everyone. Writing is our passion, and comments make our day!


Flossie Benton Rogers (Cozy Mystery) 

She squinted, thinking. “He told me once, but I don’t recall.” 


Jean Joachim (Women's Fiction)

He watched her gaze travel across his shoulders and down the open front of his shirt.


Trisha Faye (Historical Fiction)

China snickered and threw her hands up in the air. “Ha! Silvery coins in my pocketbook?”


Tricia Andersen (Greek God/Paranormal Romance)

Now there were two women shrieking in the bar.


Jillian Chantal (Contemporary)

“Two girls going at each other. Hair pulling and all.”


Susanne Matthews (M/F Contemporary Paranormal romance Suspense)

Maybe he should’ve had a doctor look at him the first time it had happened.


Monday, April 8, 2024

Tuesday Tales - Snippets for the word 'gentle'


 



Welcome to Tuesday Tales! Each week, authors write story snippets to word prompts. Our word for this week is "gentle." Click on the name of each author to go to her blog and read the free story. Make sure to visit all the authors. Thanks for your support!

 

Flossie Benton Rogers (Cozy Mystery)

“No, I slept like the dead.”

Tricia Andersen  (Greek god/paranormal romance)

I have a hunch.

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary)

After my shower, I met with the Sherlock Homies at trivia night.

Jean Joachim (Women's Fiction)

“Why don’t I send you a text every night. Would that do?”

Susanne Matthews (Contemporary Paranormal Romance Suspense)

When he noticed Dr. Morrison, he stiffened and glared. He seemed to stand taller, reminding her of the silverback gorilla she’d seen at the zoo.