Monday, December 3, 2018

Tuesday Tales - Crazy

Welcome to Tuesday Tales. This week our word prompt is crazy. Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to come back and read all the stories. Thanks for stopping by.

TRISHA FAYE - Historical Fiction
Elsie bit the inside of her cheek and focused her attention back on her tutor.

JILLIAN CHANTAL - Historical 
He nodded and remained silent with an eager expression on his face. 

JEAN JOACHIM - Holiday Short Story
“Are you crazy?” Molly asked her twin brother, Keith.
“Aw come on,” Keith whined.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS - Christmas Romance
She was married, and married was off-limits.

TRICIA ANDERSEN - MMA Romance
“I think I’m upgrading. There isn’t enough money in the world that compares to how you make me feel when you just look at me.”

Monday, November 26, 2018

Tuesday Tales Potshot



Welcome to Tuesday Tales. This week our word prompt is potshot. Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to come back and read all the stories. Thanks for stopping by. 

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Christmas Sweet Romance)
At least the boots would keep the back of her legs from getting freckled with mud.  

TRICIA ANDERSEN (MMA Romance)
"Aren't you a sweet talker? Do you say that to all the girls you wine and dine?"

TRISHA FAY (Historical Fiction)
Elsie scooted out the door as dawn’s first light barely broke across the Iowa terrain.

V. L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
One stupid joy ride with the championship trophy in my new convertible Mustang and this mess was the result.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Tuesday Tales: From the Word Thanksgiving


Happy Thanksgiving to all our American followers. May the time you spend with family be memorable ones.

Welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales based on the word prompt Thanksgiving.

Please take the time to check out all of the posts and see how our talented authors used this week's prompt.


TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“Sister, you’d better watch out. You have some competition for master weaver.”

JEAN JOACHIM (Small Town Romance)
As mornings turned chilly in September, Jess’s thoughts turned to Thanksgiving.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Fiction)
“I came across a flock of turkeys near where I found the animals.”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Greek God/Paranormal)
Hades. Ares. Mack. She spit the names like curses.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Historical)
“Humph!” The Reverend Gideon’s beard bobbed and rested squarely on his collar.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

TUESDAY TALES - PICTURE PROMPT!







Writers pick whichever picture they want and write a story around it. Click on the writer's name to go to their blogs and read their stories. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Small Town Romance)
Stryker wandered over to the tree where he and Jess had their picnic. How could something that started so great, end up so badly? 


V. L. LOCEY (MM Contemporary Romance)
 Also, God knows what kind of trouble a tiny old woman from Japan could get into if left alone to wander through JFK.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Medieval Historical Romance)
A chill wracked her body, seeming to flow up from the earth itself.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Holiday Romantic Suspense)
There could be any number of black widow spiders and poisonous snakes in here.   

Monday, November 5, 2018

TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT "SUDDENLY"


Welcome to Tuesday Tales! This week our word prompt is "suddenly." All stories are brand-new, fresh, never-been-published tales. Thank you for stopping by. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Small Town Romance)
Once again, Stryker West walked the grounds of his Aunt Minnie's old house.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Greek God/Paranormal
When it comes to Zeus and Hera, we’re known to try to avoid the inevitable.

V. L. LOCEY MM/Hockey Romance
Funny how a man’s life can change with just one phone call.

DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)
And, just like that, suddenly I forgot he even existed.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Medieval Historical Romance)
Spluttering candlelight illumined the blade.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance)
They won’t get away with their crimes, but for now, we must be patient, even if it chafes.  




Monday, October 29, 2018

Tuesday Tales – word prompt Tragic #romance #amwriting #freereads #excerpt




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 ‘tragic.’ Thank you for stopping by!


TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“You don’t want to stop weaving now, do you Elsie?”


JEAN JOACHIM (Small Town Romance)
“Really? So what? It’s not like you’re ever gonna have that house.”


TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal/Greek God Romance)
It isn’t safe. If the craze takes me over and I attack, it could be tragic.



FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal)
Enid rose early, excited to put the final touches to her ghostly tea party.


SUSANNEMATTHEWS (Historical Romance)
"No man will want to tie himself to such an unlucky wife.”  


Monday, October 22, 2018

TUESDAY TALES - PICTURE PROMPT #freereads #free #romance #freeromance


It's picture prompt week. Writers are choosing from the following photos:








JEAN C. JOACHIM (Small Town Romance)
After leaving Laura Dailey’s cafĂ©, Jess wandered over to the thrift shop. The bell tinkled as she opened the door. 

V.L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
Jack had decided to sit on my lap while he was eating the rest of my sandwich.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“There’s still a little time left. Let’s go back the long way.”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal/Greek God Romance)
Mack sat on the stoop watching traffic pass. His head swiveled in her direction like a predator eyeing it’s prey.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
“It’s illegal to go in and steal.” 

DAVEE JONES  (Contemporary Romance)
Behind closed eyes, my mind sees as clearly in the dark as when wrapped within the rays of a sunny day.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal)
A tremor of mirth tickled her throat.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance)
"Then he struck me and … when he was finished, he offered me to the others.”  


Monday, October 15, 2018

Tuesday Tales – word prompt ‘hazy’ #romance #amwriting #freereads #excerpt




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 ‘hazy.’ Thank you for stopping by!


V.L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
He gave me a light kiss on the nose.

JEAN JOACHIM (Small Town Romance)
“Here’s the key,” Robbie, his right-hand man said. “Do I really have to do this?”

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
"No need to act like Marie Antoinette on the way to the guillotine.”

She fished for the stone in her pocket.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance)
Men have little to do during a storm but play cards, stoke the fire, drink caribou, and tell tall tales.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Tuesday Tales- Green #freereads #romance #free

Welcome to Tuesday Tales! Writers write stories to word prompts. This week our prompt is "green." Click on the writer's name to go to their blog and read their work. Don't forget to return and read everyone's! Thank you for coming. 

DAVEE JONES - Adult Romance
I’m not sure I can step up to be friends with you. 

V.L. LOCEY - MM Hockey Romance
We rocked, our toes dug into the soft green grass, our legs pushing back gently in perfect unison. 

TRICIA ANDERSEN - Greek god/Paranormal Romance
His voice dropped low. It was sex incarnate. 

JEAN JOACHIM - Small Town romance
Jess pulled into the driveway of the broken-down mansion.

JILLIAN CHANTAL - Contemporary Romance
“At least she was organized.” 

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS - Paranormal Romance
The barreling van squealed brakes and veered sharply left, clipping the rear.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS - (Historical Romance)
“I need to get out of here before I vent my anger on the wrong person,” he whispered.

TRISHA FAYE - Historical Fiction
“You two are twins?” Elsie leaned back on her stool and furrowed her eyes, trying to see the resemblance.



Monday, October 1, 2018

Tuesday tales From the Word DEBUT. #smalltown. #romance




Welcome to Tuesday Tales, the place for weekly FREE READS and a chance to watch the story unfold as the author creates it. 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 DEBUT. Posts are limited to 400 words!

Thank you for stopping by! Enjoy!


JEAN JOACHIM (Small town romance)

Stryker Alexander West made his debut in the local police department when he was thirteen.


TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

She wondered how she would feel after endless days of this repetitive activity.


V.L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)

Monday mornings are the same all over, I reckon.


TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal/Greek God Romance)

“Take care and get this fixed before I have to do it for you. Okay?”


FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal)

“If you’re the Bride, Glory, I’m your long lost twin.”


SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance)

“I don’t understand why your husband left you like this.”


Monday, September 24, 2018

Tuesday Tales Picture Prompt

Picture Post Week!







Welcome! This week is picture prompt week. The writers can pick from any of these pictures for their story and the word count is limited to 300 words. Remember to click on each author's name and read all these great stories. Thanks for stopping by! 

V.L. Locey: MM Hockey Romance
As always, the talk at any Rowe gathering soon turned to hockey, our teams, and how we were doing in the standings. 


Tricia Andersenparanormal/Greek god romance.
Athena bit back a laugh. "Dad finally talked Hades into bracing modern technology?"



Trisha FayeHistorical Fiction

She picked up an indigo colored ball and tossed it toward Elsie.

“I'll be undoubtedly lying in bed, still exhausted from today's excursion.”



Jean Joachim: Small town romance
Walking along Sunset Lane, Jess passed Chip Matthews' farm. A whinny drew her attention to a field. 


Susanne Matthews: Historical Fiction 
“I am Nugoomee of the Mi'kmaq, but my Christian name is Huguette...Huguette Bouchard."



Monday, September 17, 2018

Tuesday Tales - Mad





Welcome to Tuesday Tales! Writers write stories to word prompts. This week our prompt is "mad." Click on the writer's name to go to their blog and read their work. 


Trisha Faye (Historical Fiction)
It took her a long time to fall asleep that night, anxious about what the new day would bring.

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary Paranormal)
The screech of the rubber on the wet road was like a thousand chimpanzees on the warpath. 

Trisha Andersen (Paranormal Greek God)
She was one of the three maiden goddesses. After thousands of years she was still a virgin.

Jean Joachim (Small Town Romance)
Dressed in a three-piece suit, Stryker Alexander West stood outside the main room in the Pine Grove town hall building.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal)
"Good lord, you need to slather on another tube of sunscreen."

Susanne Matthews (Historical Romance)
The woman’s eye was blackened and her lip split.   

Monday, September 10, 2018

TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT "BRIDGE" #romance #freereads #tuesdaytales


Welcome to Tuesday Tales! Writers write stories to word prompts. This week our prompt is "bridge." Click on the writer's name to go to their blog and read their work. Don't forget to return and read everyone's! Thank you for coming. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Small Town Romance)
Outside the Cozy Diner, Jess stood, half-hidden by an oak tree. 

V. L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
My bed partner wiggled closer, sighing in his sleep. 


TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“I rarely hear you mention anyone. Is there no one you’ve set your cap for?”


JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary Paranormal)
  As she drove toward the remote house, she tried to tell herself she was over-reacting and that her Grandmother really hadn’t spoken to her in a dream. 


TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal Greek God Romance)
“And who might that be? I don’t want you to wilt here in the muck without your technology.”

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal)
I don’t have a true affinity for birds.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance)
A low, muffled keening, came from inside the house.  

Monday, September 3, 2018

Tuesday Tales – word prompt ‘bone’ #romance #amwriting #freereads #excerpt


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 ‘bone’. Thank you for stopping by!

“Do you smell that?” he asked. 

Elsie skipped all the way to her friend’s house, excitement bouncing off of her in waves.

His hand on my thigh felt good.

You crashed your plane in my swamp. Trust me. I didn’t invite you.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Tuesday Tales – word prompt ‘funny’ #romance #amwriting #freereads #excerpt



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 ‘funny.’ Thank you for stopping by!

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
The other members of the Council glanced at him with mixed looks of puzzlement and astonishment.

V.L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
Okay, so this was a first.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal/Greek god romance)
He knew his true nature. He was used to bizarre things.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal)
“Layers lie beneath the obvious.”

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
She shook her head. “No way."

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance)
I doubt cannibalistic spirits or werewolves had anything to do with whatever scared him.