Monday, November 30, 2020

Tuesday tales from the Word PUSH


Well, December is upon us at last. Many of us are eager to see the last of 2020, hoping for a better 2021. But, while patience isn't always easy, like a writer striving to get to the end of the book, we have to pace ourselves and do the right things. This week, the authors of Tuesday tales offer you 400 word scenes based on the word prompt, PUSH. Enjoy!

V.L.LOCEY (MM Contemporary Western Romance)

“Oh, the humanity!” 


TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

“A trunk full of half-finished projects? A shelf of half-read books?”

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary Paranormal)

 “Let me get the mutt out of hock and we’ll be on our way.”


JEAN JOACHIM (Christmas Romance)

“Them meeting at the Christmas party. Then it’ll be over.”



 “Saw a corpse flower in bloom once. Enough said.”

Monday, November 23, 2020

Tuesday Tales – ‘Stuff’ Prompt #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. This week we’re writing to the prompt ‘stuff.’ Thank you for stopping by!

V.L. LOCEY (MM Contemporary Western Romance)

“So, are they really bones?”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Greek god/paranormal Romance)

“Or you can come meet my family. We could probably use your help.”

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)

Looking at Sophronia in horror, Alice shook her head. 

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Romantic Thriller)

“Come on. Throw me a bone, babe,” he pleaded.


“Quiet now. Do not wake your father.”

Monday, November 16, 2020

Tuesday Tales From the Word SICK.


Welcome to this week's Tuesday Tales, the blog where a select group of authors encourage you to follow their works in progress. Each week, we write to a word or picture prompt. This week, our word prompt is SICK and our scenes are limited to 400 words. Click on an author's name to see what they have for you today. 

V.L.LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)

It was just a door. A simple white door. 


TRICIA ANDERSEN (Greek god/paranormal Romance)

It’s not like I can call for a tow truck in the sky.


TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

With a full mouthful she managed to mutter, “I could tell you three were coming.”


JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary paranormal)

Alice held her hands up in surrender.


JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary romance)

“Oh, Don. What have we done?”


FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Historical Romance)

The yellow sun warmed her face.


SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Romantic Thriller)

“If you were the last man on Earth, I would go to the grave celibate.”

Monday, November 9, 2020


Welcome to Tuesday Tales! Each week our talented authors write to a word or picture prompt. We invite you to read and comment on all the stories. This week the excerpts are limited to 300 words, as it is Picture Prompt day. Thanks for stopping by!

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Historical Romance)

At the softly lapping water, her eyelids drifted closed.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary Paranormal)

Without the sound effects and snake, of course. 

V.L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)

“Are there no secrets in this town?”

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

Mae stood up and clapped her hands. “C’mon. Let’s go play dodgeball.”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Greek god/paranormal Romance) 

Thank Dagda that she wasn’t afraid of heights.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Romantic Thriller)

Phil laughed. “You want that job, lady, it’s all yours. Can we go now?”


Allison opened the door to the cafe with clammy hands.


Monday, November 2, 2020



Welcome! Tuesday Tales consists of a group of writers who construct stories to word or picture prompts every week. This week, our word prompt is "shoe". Hop to each story. Thank you for stopping by. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)

I love a man who can laugh at himself.


V. L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)

The first cracker bounced off my forehead, the second hit me in the eye. 

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

“But, Mama, we don’t need money.”

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)

“I left that closed and locked.”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Greek God/Paranormal Romance)

“I’ve got to go to work. Do you want to see what is behind door number one or not?”


My Good Samaritan turned bothersome.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Romantic Thrillerl)

Damn! That will probably stain.