Monday, July 27, 2020

Tuesday Tales - Balloon

Welcome to Tuesday Tales! The word prompt this week is "Balloon". Click on the author's name to go to her blog and read her story. Make the rounds of these excellent stories. 
Thank you for stopping by! 

We sat there, chewing, people passing by speaking all kinds of languages, and yet our table was unusually quiet.

As they stepped through the door, Mom was already pulling off her pristine gloves and unpinning the prim hat from her pin curled tresses.

The god of the sea was actually pouting.

I had barely been back in Glisten five minutes.

There are three Colchesters unaccounted for—Sara, Michael, and Timothy.  

Jackie sat back in the comfort of the rich leather seats of her father’s BMW.

Monday, July 20, 2020

Tuesday Tales - Word prompt "Brand". #writers #shortstories

JEAN JOACHIM (Small town romance)
Branded a failure - thirty years old and no job, a small savings account and no place to go. 

V. L. LOCEY (MM/Hockey Romance)
The lad scurried around to claim the seat beside my grandmother. 

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“Now, sugar, don’t be fretting your little head about it. We’re safe where we’re at.”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Greek God/Paranormal Romance)
If a mortal couldn’t survive the surf, that means your Dude isn’t human.

She nodded with a tilt to her head. “He’s a good lad.”

It was one he did not recognize. 

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Romantic Suspense) 
“It must’ve been someone who escaped from the training facility, because the one who designed those bombs has to have been trained by Pierce.”  

Monday, July 13, 2020

Tuesday Tales: It's Picture Time!

Welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, the weekly blog where a select group of authors share their work in progress with you. This week, all the scenes are based on images and limited to 300 words. 

The pictures include:

See who used which picture and enjoy! 

V.L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)

“Does this train have a loud horn?” Liam asked as I fiddled with his car seat.


Her face beamed for a moment, as she recalled a scene from long ago.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Greek god/paranormal Romance)

So you called me to avoid Dad?

JEAN JOACHIM (Small town Romance)

Jackie Stone narrowed her eyes to read the sign on the door of Chuck’s Wagon, the steak house where she worked as a manager and dessert sous chef.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Romance Suspense)

The last thing she wanted to do was deliver more bad news, but what choice did she have?

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Regency Christmas)

Brushing past them, he kept his face averted and made it to the street.

Monday, July 6, 2020

Tuesday Tales - Bug

Welcome to Tuesday Tales, the place for weekly FREE READS! Click on the author's name and go to their blog. When you have finished reading, return and move on to the next one. This week we’re writing to the prompt "BUG." Thank you for stopping by!

V.L. Locey  (MM Hockey Romance)

“Can we build a caterpole?”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Greek god/paranormal Romance)

However, it didn’t keep away young, persistent gods who needed a day off right now.

 TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

The blood drained from Ruth Ann’s face and she froze like a block of ice on the sidewalk.

JEAN JOACHIM (Small town romance)

As he pulled away from the stoplight on Main Street, a car in the opposite lane honked at him, repeatedly.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Cozy Mystery)
A flash of orange fur flew over the chair, knocking the ring from my hand. 
JILLIAN CHANTAL Regency romance
A bug crossed the scarred wooden tabletop.  

SUSANNEMATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)

 “A little going away present from Maureen.”