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.

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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.