Monday, September 27, 2021

Tuesday Tales: From the Word CARELESS


Welcome to this week's Tuesday Tales. Our word prompt is CARELESS and each scene is under 400 words. Enjoy! Feel free to comment on the posts afteryou've read them. 

V.L. LOCEY (MM Contemporary Romance)

“No, I’m going to go home,” he informed me as he pulled on his shirt. 


TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

“Bigger? I thought that the one they just made was huge.”



“It’s these murders. They’re cold-blooded and vicious.”


SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Holiday Romance)

“He rear-ended her car and got his grill stuck on her bumper hitch.”

JEAN JOACHIM (Historical Romance)

Benjamin burst out laughing, his blue eyes sparkling with merriment. 

Monday, September 20, 2021



It's time for Tuesday Tales again. This week our talented writers are writing to the word prompt "sound." Hop to each blog to read their story. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Sweet Historical Romance)

She shook her head. Josiah’s kiss had been nothing like Ben’s. “No.”

V. L. LOCEY (MM Contemporary Romance)

Martin glanced up from his phone the disquiet on the air thick as molasses in January.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

“Word will get around. Probably in a day or two.”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Small Town Romance)

It felt like she had been shocked by an electric wire.


His lips lingered on my temple.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Holiday Romance)

He would look after those two little ladies as if they were his own.

Monday, September 13, 2021

Tuesday Tales - Picture Prompt


Welcome to Tuesday Tales! This is picture prompt week. Each author selects from among a group of pictures to inspire her story in some fashion. Above are the pictures chosen for this week. The excerpts must be 300 words or less. Please read all the stories, and leave comments for the authors. Thanks for visiting.

"I wish you didn't have to go."

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
"You taught Vivy well. She does know how to fry up an egg, you know."

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Holiday Romance)
How could she have a pity party without decent ice cream?

JEAN JOACHIM (Historical Romance)
"This is not good news," he said.

Monday, September 6, 2021

Tuesday Tales - Fight


Welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, a weekly blog of current works in progress from a select group of authors.  Please click on the links to read the selections. Comments are appreciated. 

V.L. Locey (MM Romance)

I spun from the window at the sound of Joy Ann’s meek voice. 

Susanne Matthews (Holiday Romance)

“Why not let me be the judge of that?” he argued. “We’re great together in bed, we have fun ... maybe you just don’t recognize love when you see it.”  

Trisha Faye (Historical Fiction) 

The following week, Vivy came home with a unique story. “The prisoners are on strike.”

Tricia Andersen (Small Town Romance)

Morgan grinned at him. “Well, you didn’t ask.”

Flossie Benton Rogers (Cozy Mystery) 

"All for that two-bit low-life."