Monday, March 23, 2020

Tuesday Tales: March 24, 2020, From the Word FLOWER


Well, the world is a lot different today than it was  a week ago. COVID 19 has changed the way we do things. Social distancing means more time at home, and we are here to help make that time more enjoyable.

Tuesday Tales is a weekly blog written by a small, select group of authors who invite you inside their writing process.  Each week, we add a scene to our ongoing unedited and unpublished stories based on a word or picture prompt.

This week, our prompt is the word FLOWER, and each scene is 400 words. Enjoy. Please take the time to comment on the individual scenes. Authors love feedback.


V. L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
He smiled at me, easing some of the angst burbling away inside of me.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal/MMA Romance)
“Ready for some answers? And sleep? And, you know, me?”

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Fantasy)
A green scent stirred her memories.
TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction Short Story)
Widow Martin started to turn as if she was going to shut the door on them.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance Suspense)
“This is a seigneurie; there could be several scattered around the estate.”

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Regency)
“Don’t dawdle.”

Monday, March 16, 2020

Tuesday Tales - Fingernail


Welcome to Tuesday Tales! This week our word prompt is "fingernail". Hop to each blog to read their stories. Then come back to read the rest. Thanks for stopping by. 

Everything I’d ever dreamed of in a man was now ten feet away making love to me with his stunning eyes. 

“Whohee…who ever knew an old lady would have so many chores that needed doin’?”

The excited ball of fur proceeded to hiss and bat the air with one determined paw.

Didn’t Guy suspect they might be behind the plan to destroy the settlement? 

Monday, March 9, 2020

Tuesday Tales - Picture Prompt Week


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. This week we’re writing to a picture prompt. The authors chose one of the pictures from this selection. Thank you for stopping by!










TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“Oh, Lordy, no. I can’t get these old bones to walk me into town no more.

V.L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
“Jackie, why are you showing me a gown again?”

Something about the position of Leticia’s body niggled at her mind.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal/MMA Romance)
“You are turning down perfectly good cheesecake. Something is up.”

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Regency)
She fiddled with the emerald choker at her neck.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance Suspense)
One of the prisoners had managed to free himself and had released the others, but to do so, he had needed the keys.

JEAN JOACHIM (Romantic Suspense)
In the morning, Rennie woke up with Tim’s arms around her.


Monday, March 2, 2020

TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT "DIRT"



Welcome to Tuesday Tales! This week our word prompt is "dirt". Hop to each blog to read their stories. Then come back to read the rest. Thanks for stopping by. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Romantic Suspense)
When Rennie and Tim finished the first pizza, she wiped her hands, then picked up the address book.


V. L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
His quick reply was a pleasant surprise to say the least.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction Short Story)
The morning sun couldn’t arrive fast enough for Jack.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Mystery)
So this was where she worked her green thumb magic.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Regency Romance)
 Maybe when Charlotte married, she’d become kinder. 

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal MMA Romance)
How long would it be before the rest of the city would follow?


SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romantic Suspense)
In the center was a large table, but what distinguished it were the fetters attached to the floor. 


Monday, February 24, 2020

Tuesday Tales - Careless










Welcome to Tuesday Tales! This week we have written to the word prompt "Careless". Please check out all the offerings and remember, comments are always appreciated. Thank you for stopping by and many thanks for sharing!


V.L. Locey (MM Hockey Romance) 

“You set off some kind of cosmic chain reaction last night.”

Tricia Andersen (Paranormal MMA Romance)

“I’m about to make Black swallow his arrogance and it’ll be the last meal he ever has.”

Jean Joachim (Romantic Suspense)
“Sure. Whatever it takes.”

Trisha Faye (Historical Fiction Short Story)
"Mom? You sell eggs to Mr. Lester, don't you?"

Susanne Matthews (Historical Romance Suspense) 
A careless accident could doom us to the same fate as the deer.  



Monday, February 17, 2020

Tuesday Tales - Word Prompt "Skinny"



Welcome to Tuesday Tales! This week we have written to the word prompt, SKINNY. Please check out all the offerings and remember, comments are always appreciated. Thank you for stopping by and many thanks for sharing!


Flossie Benton Rogers  (Paranormal Fantasy)
“How are the Merry Musketeers?”

V.L. Locey  (MM Hockey Romance)
Debbie gave me a nudge and then I was out under the lights, the crowd on its feet as it cheered.

Tricia Andersen  (Paranormal/Greek god romance)
If we do go our separate ways, which we won’t, the past few days will fuel any fantasy I could conjure up until I’m dead.

Jean Joachim  (Romantic Suspense)
“You never invited her in for grapes and coffee?” A twinkle lit his eyes.

Susanne Matthews  (Historical Romance Suspense)
“But we will eat quickly and then be on our way. I smell death on the wind.”





Monday, February 10, 2020

Tuesday Tales- February 10, 2020- Picture Prompt

Welcome to the newest edition of Tuesday Tales, based on a picture prompt this week. Authors selected from the striking photos above. We hope you enjoy the scenes we've created. Comments are welcomed and appreciated by all the participants! 








Flossie Benton Rogers (Fairy Tale)
Her lips twitched, as she fought the urge to smile.

Jillian Chantal (Historical)
It’s now or never.

Jean Joachim (Romantic suspense)
"You don't look hopeless to me."

Trisha Faye (Historical short story)
“Eggs!” Jack’s face brightened as a new thought came to mind.

V.L. Locey (MM Hockey Romance)
“Why are you even awake at…” I glanced at the clock beside my pill bottles, “…six ten in the morning?”

Susanne Matthews
(Historical Romantic Suspense)
Yvette, Jean-Michel, and the unborn child would have a kind and caring father.