Monday, May 16, 2022

May 17, Word Prompt "Cheese."


Welcome! This week the authors are writing to the word prompt "cheese." Hop from author to author and read all the stories, each unique and wonderful! Thank you for stopping by!

JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)

His former principal was a stickler for neatness and cleanliness. 

V. L. LOCEY  (MM Holiday Romance)

I pushed the button down. “Oh thank God! My savior!” 

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

“I don’t even have the gumption to argue with any of y’all right now.”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal Romance)

And I’ve been gone long enough that an interrogation is in order.


The man who followed her home.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Highlander Time Travel)

“Do ye traipse through wilderness with a comb?”

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)

"I wanted to surprise the brother I never knew I had."

Monday, May 9, 2022

Tuesday Tales- May 10, 2022- Picture Prompt

 Welcome to Tuesday Tales.  This week, the writers are writing to a picture prompt. Each picks a photo and fits in into their story. The posts are limited to 300 words.  Sit down, pour yourself some tea and enjoy...

V.L. LOCEY (MM Holiday Romance) 

 No one, it seemed, was as dumb as me. 

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Regency Romance)

 It is no use to dream.

JEAN JOACHIM (Sports romance)  

"Damn. This car takes forever to heat up."

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)

Somehow, he’d assumed that his sibling would be younger not older than he was. 


Monday, May 2, 2022

Tuesday Tales: From the Word CHIN

Welcome to the month of May and this week's Tuesday Tales. Our prompts are based on the word CHIN. Check out each post. Don't be afraid to comment. We love feedback! 

 V.L. LOCEY (MM Holiday Romance)

 I pulled slowly up to a cockeyed sign on a crooked post, rolled down the window of my Beemer, and stared through the sideways snow at the hand-painted plank.


 Ruffians for sure.


FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Highlander Time Travel)

 “Just when life appears level, the Chaos Fairy pops in to show us who’s boss.”


SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)

 Once he was home, everyone and his cat and dog would want to get a good look at Dwayne’s son.


TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal Romance)

 “Don’t worry. You won’t need them.”

JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)

"Come on, Romeo," Uncle Charlie said, chuckling.

Monday, April 25, 2022

Tuesday Tales - Word Prompt "Neck"

Welcome to Tuesday Tales, where authors write weekly excerpts based on a word or picture prompt. This week's word is "NECK." Click on each author's name to read the snippet, and feel free to leave a comment. Comments make our day! Thanks so much for participating.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Highlander Time Travel Romance)

"But I want her to go, Crispin."

TRISHA FAYE (Cozy Mystery)

"You do realize that 'Seashells by the Seashore' wouldn't have the same effect nestled in the middle of your little bluebonnet covered town, do you?"


He patted the horse's mane.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal Romance)

You aren't relocating a family of nine to a place an eighth of the size where we used to live.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)

No wonder EJ hadn't sent flowers.

Monday, April 18, 2022



Welcome to Tuesday Tales. Our authors write to a word prompt each week. This week the word is "lazy". Jump from author to author to read the original stories. Come back each week for new excerpts. Thanks for stopping by. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)

"You look great, Courtney."

TRISHA FAYE (Cozy Mystery)

Before Sammi could say anything, Iris spoke up first. “No. I’m not moving to Texas.”


Captain Jones rode hard into the night.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Fantasy Romance)

His words flared out from behind the hellhound’s frenzied growls. 

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)

He wanted to argue semantics while she might be out on her ear.

#tuesdaytales #shortstories  #romancestories  #freefiction  #freeromancestories

Monday, April 11, 2022

Tuesday Tales: From a Picture


Welcome to this week's Tuesday Tales. This is a holy week as many of us are getting ready to celebrate Passover or Easter. May this week bring peace and happiness to all.

This week, we are using a picture prompt and our posts are limited to 300 words. Pictures include the following:

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Fantasy Romance)

 He glared at her with one eye.


TRICIA ANDERSEN (Small town Romance)


Which one of his lovers decided this was a good option? It was just white like an hour ago. 



“ gentleman callers allowed.”

 SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)

 “E J, where you taking this one?”

TRISHA FAYE (Cozy Mystery)

 “It’s a tempting display,” Iris said. “How much is it?”

Monday, April 4, 2022

Tuesday Tales - Careful


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 the prompt ‘Careful.’ Thank you for stopping by!

V.L. Locey (MM Romance) 

Did I hate my old life so much?

Susanne Matthews (Contemporary MF Rom/Com)

Was he being nice to me only to secure this investment?

Jillian Chantal (Historical) 

 “How will you serve me grog if I can’t get near ye?” 

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Fantasy)

Resa longed to inquire what question he had asked her powerful, forbidding sister.

Tee Faye (Coxy Mystery)

Iris's big find of the day almost didn't happen. 

 Jean Joachim (MF Sports Romance)

They'd been there an hour, maybe he could escape before Coach and his brother wandered over.