Monday, December 5, 2016

Tuesday Tales - Picture Prompt

Welcome to winter and a little Tuesday Tales festivity.
Tuesday Tales authors write each week to a word prompt or a picture prompt. This month, we'll have two picture prompt weeks. The authors got to choose one of the seven pictures below. Join us for some excerpts from fascinating stories in the works. Read it here first!
Reading will be quick this week as picture prompt snippets are limited to 300 words.
Click on each author's name to go to their tale. There will be a link there where you can return to this page and check out the rest of the stories.
Happy winter reading. We hope some of these tales get you in the holiday spirit.

M/M Hockey Romance
"Todd, your daddy will think what he will of me, and of us, when he finds out."

Christmas Romance
“Sally…really…do you have any idea how crazy my December is?”

Contemporary Holiday Fiction
C.W. Banley expected her to decorate each tree.

Contemporary Christmas Story
What was it people said about going home? Either you could never go back, or it was where you were loved no matter what.

That screech sounded like a wild creature but it could very well be a person.

Paranormal Romance
The wind whipped around and through her and threatened to knock her off her feet.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Tuesday Tales - Word Prompt Island

Tuesday Tales- November 29, 2016-Word Prompt Island


In this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, we're writing to the prompt "island". Enjoy the tales!

Davee Jones - (Contemporary Romance)
 Lola’s first annual Texi-Tropical Mixer appeared successful.
Vicki Locey - (M/M Hockey Romance)
 “Bandit drove the Trans-Am. Snowman drove the rig,” I pointed out. 

Susanne Matthews - (Contemporary Romance)
 “Padre?” she asked, feeling the Earth start to spin again. 
Tricia Andersen - (Paranormal MMA Romance)
“Explain it to me. I thought once you mate, you mate for life. Why has my mate left me?”

 Tricia Faye (Historical Fiction)
"You make them fancy words up yourself?"

Jean Joachim (Contemporary Holiday Romance)
He pulled up to the gorgeous, Neo-Renaissance townhouse.


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

TUESDAY TALES - PROMPT "BREAD" #tales #romance #stories

Welcome to Tuesday Tales! We are writing to the prompt "bread" today. Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Please do return and read all the stories. Thank you for stopping by.

JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)
The table was decorated and set for the Montgomery and Carruthers clans to break bread for Thanksgiving.

V.L. LOCEY (M/M Hockey Romance)
Lee Maxwell Odette does not set an alarm. Ever. But for the man sleeping in my guest room, I would. 

TRISHA ANDERSEN (Paranormal MMA Romance)
She was joined for eternity to Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)
"Well, I’ve seen your bride, and I can attest that tomboy has grown into a beautiful woman."

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Regency Historical)
Jemison lunged for the door and jerked it open.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

“Walking through the woods with her was like having a talking book with you.”

Monday, November 14, 2016

Tuesday Tales: From the Word TOWN

Good morning and welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales. Each week, a group of talented authors use a word prompt to share a portion of their current works in progress with you. This week, many of them have taken time away from their NaNo novels to delight you with excerpts from truly remarkable stories. Check them all out. You won't regret it! 

Karen Cino (Contemporary Romance)
Robbie spent the rest of the afternoon making lasagna with a meat sauce. He wanted to impress Jill with his culinary skills or lack of them.

Jean Joachim (Football Holiday Romance)
When he walked in the door, the delicious aroma of roasting turkey greeted Trunk Mahoney.

V.L. Locey (M/M Hockey Romance)
I drove like a man possessed up to Corning, thankful for my years of trucking for a small delivery company in Gang Mills before I went indie, where my ex and boys still live.

Trisha Faye (Historical Fiction)
She pointed to the western sky. “It’s the Peony Moon this month.”

Jillian Chantal (Historical Romance)
He was in dangerous territory.

Davee Jones (Contemporary Romance)
“You truly inherited my way of taking care of business.”

Tricia Andersen (MMA Paranormal Romance)
“What’s the big deal about the full moon?”
“During the full moon, my brothers and I aren’t great company to be around.”

Susanne Matthews (Romance Suspense)
“Right, and the Apache claim the doorway to hell is there, too, but so far, no one’s found that either.”

Monday, November 7, 2016


Howdy! Welcome to Tuesday Tales. The word prompt is "band". 
Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to return to read all the posts. Thank you for stopping by. 

JEAN JOACHIM  (Football Romance)
“Don’t sing that, okay?” Lexie said. 

V. L. LOCEY (M/M Hockey Romance)
“You are one of the pickiest queens I have ever met,” Codack said.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“I’m just a’ sayin’ that you might want to give the girl a little room.”

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)
“Where do I go?” Paul asked, not happy he and MJ were being separated like this.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
Nick tossed down a shot, savoring the quick burn.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Regency Historical)
He held out his left hand. “Let me have it.”

DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)
Hate- such a violent word, final, definitive- offering no hope, probably more depressing than any other emotional concept.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Tuesday Tales - Hook

Welcome! In this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, we're writing to the prompt "hook". Enjoy the tales! 

Flossie Benton Rogers (Light Paranormal)
“My mother taught me, and I’ll teach you.”

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary Murder Mystery)
“Now, now, Detective, you’re getting testy with me like your partner.”

Susanne Matthews (Contemporary Romance)
“I'm terrified I’m going to get sick on camera,” she whispered, the butterflies in her stomach in full revolt.

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Romance)
“Love is love is love. Wanting a life filled with love can come from many avenues besides a lover.”

Tuesday, October 25, 2016


Tuesday Tales- October 25, 2016-Word Prompt Ghost

In this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, we're writing to the prompt "ghost". Enjoy the tales!

Davee Jones - (Contemporary Romance)
"Hey, boss lady, what do you think of your party?"

Vicki Locey - (Contemporary Romance)
The old pub had seen better days, but they had the best rippers-or deep-fried hot dogs-in a hundred-mile radius of the barn.

 Susanne Matthews - (Contemporary Romance)
“I don’t understand. What ghosts?” she asked, her gaze filled with compassion.

Tricia Andersen - (MMA Romance)
Fitz disappeared while she was in the bathroom. He punctuated his departure with the slam of the door.

Flossie Benton Rogers  (Paranormal Romance)
Damn, he could devour a feast of oxen with no help at all.

Tricia Faye (Contemporary Romance)
“So…do we like…have to go out in the middle of the night for this?