Monday, December 30, 2019

Tuesday Tales - Year

Welcome to this weeks Tuesday Tales! This week, our word prompt is 'Year', the perfect word choice for New Year's Eve, I'd say! We hope you enjoy the snippets and leave a comment. 

Jean Joachim (Romantic Suspense) 
Why did she always run into gorgeous guys when she looked like crap? 

Jillian Chantal (Regency)
Honora rubbed his nose. “I’ll be back tomorrow.” 

Tricia Andersen (Paranormal MMA Romance)
“Well, I’m pretty. I’m not so sure about being observant though.”

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Fantasy)
“You want Lucien to be First Foot?”

Trisha Faye (Historical Fiction Short Story)
She turned to wink at Ola, lest her daughter get offended, thinking she was serious.

Susanne Matthews (Historical Romance Suspense) 
The crossing wasn’t easy on her, but she’s getting stronger each day,” Richard said.  

Monday, December 23, 2019

Tuesday Tales: December 24, 2019

Welcome to this week’s Tuesday Tales. It’s Christmas Eve. On behalf of all of us here, I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a happy holiday season. May you enjoy this time with your loved ones and friends.

This weekly blog from a select group of authors seeks to involve you in the creative process that leads to the novels we write to entertain you. Each week, we craft scenes around a word or a picture prompt. This week, our word prompt is GIFT, fitting for the occasion, wouldn’t you say? Please take the time to read all of the posts and comment. We love to hear from our readers.

DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)

Matthew smiled and Laurel breathed a sigh of contentment.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction Short Story)

“Ach! You ask me? Your poor simple mother that didn’t have as much schooling as you?”


Charlotte gasped. “You really are doing that?”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (MMA/Paranormal Romance)

Dakota could have sworn her brain short circuited at the sight.   

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance Suspense)

The cloth she weaves from it is far sturdier than wool or imported linen and cotton.

Monday, December 16, 2019

Tuesday Tales - December 17, 2019- Persuade

Hello again and welcome to this week's Tuesday Tales, the blog where select authors share scenes from their works in progress with you. Take time to read them all. Comments are always appreciated.

This week, we have the word prompt, persuade. Enjoy! 

TRICIA ANDERSEN - (MMA/Paranormal Romance)

We’re going to stop the son of a bitch before he can reach Minnesota.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction Short Story)

“But, Lussi….” Ola shuddered and she clasped her arms around her chest.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Regency romance)

“Had enough, Miss Honora?”

DAVEE JONES  (Contemporary romance)

Laurel paid careful attention to the tracks she made in the glistening, powdery snow.

SUSANNEMATTHEWS (Historical Romantic Suspense)

  “Capable men?” Richard asked, scratching his chin. “That’s an interesting turn of phrase."  

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Fantasy)

“What the hell are you looking for, dude?”

Monday, December 9, 2019


Welcome! This is picture prompt week. The writers have taken one of the above pictures to build their story around. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Holiday Romance)
“Good Lord! Miss Laura?” 

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Fantasy)
He halted mid-sentence, watching her lick sugar crystals from her bottom lip.

“First you’re fighting me as if you’re possessed by demons and now you’re snickering?”

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romantic Suspense)
"Pounding the dough relieves my tension on these long winter days of inactivity." 

DAVEE JONES  (Contemporary Romance)
Laurel Cranmer made tracks down the snow-covered mountain. 

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction Short Story)
“I can almost smell the lussekatter now. And it’s not even mixed and baking yet.

Monday, December 2, 2019

Tuesday Tales - Frozen

Tuesday Tales: December 3rd, 2019 From the Word Frozen

Hello again and welcome to this week's Tuesday Tales, the blog where select authors share scenes from their works in progress with you. Take time to read them all. Comments are always appreciated.

This week, we have the word prompt, FROZEN, and each post will be 400 words or less. Enjoy! 

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction Short Story)

It seemed before she could even blink, it was December 12th and Astrid found herself pacing the house, waiting for Ola's arrival.

VICKI LOCEY (MM Contemporary Romance)

I took a sip of my lemon selzer water, observing them as they moved through the well-dressed crowd.

 JEAN JOACHIM (Holiday Romance)

"I don't know, sir. I just hope she's not on her way here."

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Fantasy)

He made her mouth water like a melting hot cinnamon roll.


Alas, it didn't happen.  

 SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Historical Romance Suspense)

"Not frozen yet, but definitely in need of refreshing."

Tricia Andersen  (MMA Paranormal Romance)

Ryan is more of a double agent so you might want to be ready to fight your way out.