Monday, July 28, 2014

TUESDAY TALES - WRITERS CREATING STORIES TO THE WORD "RIGHT"

Welcome! Our word prompt is "right" this week, our last week before hiatus. Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to return and read the other amazing stories! We will be taking the month of August off. Please feel free to reread past Tuesday Tales creations while we're away restoring our creative juices. Thank you SO much for being here, visiting with us, reading our work, week after week.
V. L. LOCEY(M/F Contemporary Romance)
 “It was a joke." He frowned, a small morning breeze lifting long black tendrils that had slithered free of his braid.  
IRIS BLOBEL(Sports Romance)
She’d been close to tears when she’d heard Markus’ words. Sleeping with him mightn’t have been a good idea, she admitted that, even if it hadn’t felt like it at the time.
JILLIAN CHANTAL(Contemporary)
“You guys are never going to let me forget that, are you?” Philip stuck out his bottom lip.
SARAH CASS(Contemporary)
He went from standing still to pacing around her in a heartbeat. She couldn’t decide if it was more lion stalking its prey, or caged animal working off nerves while looking for an escape.  
DAVEE JONES(Contemporary Adult Romance) 
Multiple Scorgasms 
My recent obsession with pie and brownies had something to do with it." 
TABITHA SHAY(Historical Romance)
Startled, Emily snatched up the rifle and leveled it on his chest. “Don’t move.”
He dropped the reins and raised his hands in surrender. “No ma’am. I reckon I’ll just stand right here until you tell me otherwise.” STEFAN ELLERY(Thriller)
He landed on the lower roof his feet slid on the gravel and he leaned over too far.
JAMIE SALISBURY(Mainstream Fiction)
I heard the sound of Jack letting out a deep breath. "You want to clue me in?"
"Jim is the man who murdered Charles. I'm convinced of it."
MORGAN K. WYATT (Cougar Romance)
At one time, she thought his name signaled she finally stumbled across a good man.

Monday, July 21, 2014

TUESDAY TALES - 8 WRITERS WRITING TO THE PROMP "BLOOM"

Welcome! Today's word prompt is "bloom". Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Please return to read other amazing stories. Thank you so much for coming.
JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)
“I’ve met someone,” Griff said into the phone to his sister, Kathy.“Fantastic! Who is she?
TRICIA FAYE (Contemporary Romance) 
“Honey, I think you’re going to have to break down and do the coffee bit this morning. I don’t think your Chai Tea is going to touch that shade of drag ass you’re wearing this morning.”
V. L. LOCEY(M/F Contemporary Romance)
“Jonah, what are you doing?” I asked after swallowing. I did not pull my hand away. His was warm and big and calloused.
IRIS BLOBEL(Sports Romance)
The phone rang, and Sarah moved away, but Oliver didn’t budge. The answering machine switched on, and they listened to Markus’ voice.
DAVEE JONES(Contemporary Adult Romance)
Multiple Scorgasms
“I don’t know, Danika. I love you, but, I don’t know how to love someone without sex involved.”
TABITHA SHAY(Paranormal)
Gray Mortuary—where all things go bump in the night.
But this? This was impossible. JAMIE SALISBURY (Fiction)  
Long before Jim, I had a delightful editor by the name of Matilda York.Long before Jim, I had a delightful editor by the name of Matilda York.
STEFAN ELLERY (Thriller)
John could hear the call over the PA for visitors to leave.  
FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
His voice deepened. “I’ll stick.”

Monday, July 14, 2014

TUESDAY TALES - PICTURE PROMPT THIS WEEK - 12 DIFFERENT STORIES!


Welcome! This week we're writing to this picture prompt. Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to come back and read the rest. Thank you for coming.
JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)
He was surprised to find Jo Parker there, staring up at the moon until he startled her.
IRIS BLOBEL (Sports Romance)
Moving his hand to his chest, he said, “Ouch. That went straight to the heart. I thought I’d be your BFF.”
“You’re the love of my life,” she replied, with a slap on his arm. 
TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
The wagging tails at the front door almost dispelled her wrath.
Almost.
V. L. LOCEY (Contemporary Romance)
“What the hell are you doing, Dana?” I questioned my reflection.
JILLIAN CHANTAL(Contemporary) 
“You two quit mooning over the moon and let’s go eat.”
SARAH CASS (Contemporary Romance)
"The moon has always been your guide, you know this. How many nights did I find you wandering, trying to chase it through these hills?"
MORGAN K. WYATT (Contemporary Romance)
The Inheritance
Charmer. Who knew a dog could seriously complicate a love life.
DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Adult Romance)
"Literally, I saw her in a new light, the silvery moonlight illuminated the truth."
STEFAN ELLERY (Fantasy)
Lila stood under the full moon as, a requirement of those who wish to serve the goddess
TABITHA SHAY (Paranormal Romance) 
“Spoilsport. Don’t you ever like to just have fun?”
“Now don’t look at me like that, Ginger Snap,” Kadence said, her pale green eyes sparkling with silent laughter.
KATHLEEN BALL (Contemporary Western Romance)
Later, after all the men finished eating and the dishes done, Cinders wandered out to the front steps and sat.
FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
She moved with catlike stealth along the faint narrow tracks, using only the light of the full moon and night vision heightened by the drop of fae blood running through her veins. No high tech goggles.

Monday, July 7, 2014

TUESDAY TALES - 10 WRITERS WRITING TO THE PROMPT "SUMMER"

Welcome! Click on the writer's name to go to their blog.Remember to return and read all the stories.We are grateful to have you here. Thank you for coming.
JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)
Restless on the warm summer night, Pete Sebastian wandered in to The Savage Beast. Saturday night was karaoke night at the bar.
V. L. LOCEY (M/F Contemporary Romance)
I had a very naughty image of that blanket of onyx satin falling over my face as Jonah lowered his naked body over mine.
TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
It’s got to be him. No wonder he has no interest in sentimental items – he’s too busy destroying the community in the name of progress.
IRIS BLOBEL (Sports Romance)
There was a moment of silence, before he raised his eyebrows and replied, “About time!”
Shocked, confused, and a tiny bit amused, she leaned back to meet his gaze. “Beg yours?” 
STEFAN ELLERY (Poetry)
Summers breath at my back
A destiny I did not choose.
SARAH CASS (Contemporary Romance)
“I wanted a fling, Patty.”
“You’re getting a little old to be flinging yourself around.”
JAMIE SALISBURY(Fiction)
My first night in a new place and in spite of the air conditioning, 
it was summer in the deep south. It never got comfortable until the middle of the night.
JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
“Time to channel some Billy Joel or Elton John, don’t you think?”
MORGAN K. WYATT (Contemporary Romance)
The Inheritance
Her eyes met his over the rim of the glass. What was not to like about the man?
FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
Kestrel steeled herself as the guard brought in the next prisoner, a narrow faced man of about thirty. Gray streaks peppered his dark hair, and the sallow cast of his skin told her he didn’t get three squares a day.

Monday, June 30, 2014

TUESDAY TALES - 13 WRITERS WRITING SHORT STORIES TO THE PROMPT "SEA"

Welcome! Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Each story is a new, unpublished piece. This week, we welcome two new writers: Flossie Benton Rogers and Tabitha Shay. Don't forget to come back and read the rest of the stories. 
JEAN JOACHIM  (Sports Romance)
Coach Bass was in a foul mood all day, after witnessing Dev Drake moving in on Jo Parker.
V.L. LOCEY (M/F Contemporary Romance)
The boots were exposed up to the ankle where they then gave way to light blue denim that hugged muscular thighs as thick as a New York pine, or so it seemed from the planks of the floor.
IRIS BLOBEL (Sports Romance) 
Sarah wriggled in his arms and met his gaze. “I don’t know,” she said with a shrug. “Do we have to know a why?” 
TABITHA SHAY (Paranormal Romance)
The body was found behind a dumpster in the alley in said box, an old blanket tossed over him. I couldn't determine how long he’d been dead because his liver temperature was ice cold, as if he’d been in a freezer.
TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance) 
The jingling bell above the front door caught Victoria’s attention, interrupting her task of sorting out silverware patterns. 
JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
“I say, old trout, that may not be the best thing to give—”
SARAH CASS (Fantasy)
The chiming of bells were to wish the men luck on their journey, but Aingael knew the truth, their departure meant the end of her kingdom as it was. 
JAMIE SALISBURY (Fiction)
Over the next six weeks Charles began to share with me exactly what he had planned for us. Not all our meetings took place in his office or in the building.
STEFAN ELLERY (Thriller)
John’s mind throbbed in anticipation of biting her neck and infecting her with his saliva.
KATHLEEN BALL (Western Romance)
The police station was crowded and chaotic as Maverick tried to shield Anora from the lurkers.
DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Adult Romance)
Multiple Scorgasms
"In a sea full of helpless, irresponsible human beings, Danika was a breath of hope and life." 
MORGAN K. WYATT (Contemporary Romance)
The Inheritance
"You’re too much like a Viking ship with a sea goddess figurehead with all the high swings and stomach turning fast falls. Shaun is a carousel compared to you."
FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
Expressionless, Kestrel eyed the terror stricken prisoner crouching before her chair. Filthy rags hung off a frame about as meaty as a skeleton.



Monday, June 23, 2014

TUESDAY TALES - 11 WRITERS PRODUCING STORIES TO THE PROMPT "RIDE"


Welcome! Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Please return to read all the stories and we love comments. Thank you for coming. 
JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)
Pete shaved with care, thinking about the stats he got from Carl about Jo Parker. 
TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance) 
To all outward appearances, Oak Grove was a small, bucolic Texan town. Little did Victoria realize how much drama and deceit she’d encounter from her new little shop on the square. 
V. L. LOCEY (M/F Contemporary Romance) 
“Mom, if great-uncle Hans is in heaven, and Aunt Jo-Jo misses him and wants to visit his spirit, does that mean that Mud Puppy Lake is heaven?” 
IRIS BLOBEL (Sports Romance) 
“Patience is a virtue, Saz," he whispered against her skin and Sarah dug her hands into his hair when his tongue found her most sensitive spot. 
JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary) 
“You always were the secretive type.” Amos left the stage. 
KATHLEEN BALL (Western Romance)
Maverick wished the police would just arrest Andy instead of questioning Anora first. 
JAMIE SALISBURY (Fiction) 
Paperback Writer
Everyone wanted the job as his photographer. Teaming up with Charles could mean the difference between a Pulitzer prize versus covering just another ribbon cutting.
STEFAN ELLERY (Thriller)
John bit at his lips and drew blood, he was in distraught at Kelley’s accident.
DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Adult Romance)
"After a plane ride, I’m fairly certain he needed to freshen up, I’m not about a mouthful of sweaty balls." 
MORGAN K. WYATT (Contemporary Romance)
The Inheritance
Levi’s back stiffened. He knew the behavior well enough to realize the man was working hard to impress her.
SARAH CASS (Paranormal) 
“That’s it.” Her heart raced so fast she worried it might burst. 

Monday, June 16, 2014

TUESDAY TALES - 10 WRITERS WRITING STORIES TO THE PROMPT "FATHER"

Welcome! Thank you for coming. Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to come back and read the other awesome
writers here.
JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)
After his wife left the girls with him to “find herself”, he had to become the disciplinarian and the nurturer.
JILLIAN CHANTAL(Contemporary) 
"Yeah, she's not only cute, she's brilliant but don't get your hopes up." 
V. L. LOCEY (M/M Historical Romance) 
“Yes Ma`am, it is a pity. So,” I said wishing my hair weren`t flattened to my rather round head, “You`re travelling? Going down to Galveston to spend time with Mr. Price?” I asked as casually as possible.
SARAH CASS (Urban Fantasy)
“The darkest path is the best one to get where we want to go."
TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Fiction)
After running all day and being pulled in a dozen directions, Rosemary stopped for a moment in the dappled shade of a grove of post oaks near the picnic area.
IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
Pain shot through Connor as he was again confronted with a piece of information about his past, he knew nothing about. 
MORGAN K. WYATT (Contemporary Romance) 
The Inheritance 
Damn, girl, see what happens when you go thinking some man is attracted to you.
JAMIE SALISBURY (Contemporary Romance)
Kate was busy at her desk when she heard a commotion out in the hall. The boys were giggling, laughing, and carrying on.
DAVEE JONES (Adult Romance)
"I gotta tell you...I, I love you, Lola. But, I want to be a father someday."
KATHLEEN BALL (Western Romance)
When Maverick came home for dinner, Anora served him the casserole Joleen brought by. She needed to tell him about Andy but didn’t know where to start.