Monday, December 26, 2022

Tuesday Tales: From the Word STORM


Welcome to this week's Tuesday Tales. On behalf of myself and the rest of our authors, I want to wish you all a Happy and Healthy New Year.   This week, we writers used the word STORM as our writing prompt. Please read each offering. Feel free to comment. We love feedback! 

V.L. LOCEY (M/M Contemporary Romance)

I kicked up some whitetails, pausing to admire their grace as they bounded off, shaking wet snow from bushes.

 PATSY FAYE (Sweet M/F Romance)

The tour guide’s chatter drew Stephanie’s attention back to the historic home and away from her handsome date.


“You’re the only soul who can reach the top of the tree to place the angel.”

 TRICIA ANDERSEN (M/F, M/M/F Paranormal Romance)

Sometimes it sucked being the smallest adult in their tiny, unique family.


JEAN JOACHIM (M/F Sports Romance)

Dale took his hand. “Don’t be scared. It’ll be okay.”

“I’m not scared,” he lied.

 SUSANNE MATTHEWS (M/F Paranormal Romance)

“To my knowledge, she’d never manifested to anyone until the day my mother attacked me.”

Monday, December 19, 2022



Welcome to Tuesday Tales, with stories incorporating word and picture prompts. Our word today is STAR. Click on an author's name to read the excerpt. Make sure to visit all the authors. Comments make our day!

"We’ve got a group of senior citizens to whip up into a merry brood!”

V. L. LOCEY (M/M Contemporary Romance)
The old man in the John Deere ball cap yelled something at me then sped off, speeding in this instance being a roaring twenty miles per hour.

JEAN JOACHIM (M/F Sports Romance)
"Oh, yeah. He forgot. That's what family does. They pick you up from the airport. He had a lot to learn.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (M/F Paranormal Romance)
"The difference in her didn't show until later."

TRICIA ANDERSEN (M/F, M/M/F Paranormal Romance)
"You know that you are a rock star, right?"

Monday, December 12, 2022

Tuesday Tales - Picture Prompt


Welcome to Tuesday Tales, with ongoing stories shared by a select group of authors. Word and picture prompts are incorporated into our works in progress. This is picture prompt week! We each chose a picture from a batch and were limited to 300 words. Click on an author's name to read the excerpt. Make sure to visit all the authors. Comments make our day!

Patsy Faye (Sweet M/F Romance)

No, no, no, she chided herself. This can’t go anywhere.

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary)

“Whatever you’re selling, I either already have, don’t need or just plain don’t want.”

Jean Joachim (M/F Sports Romance)

“Don’t think about  the stupid bet with Trunk. Maybe he’ll never find out.” 

Susanne Matthews (M/F Paranormal Romance) 

Aunt Selma smiled. “Yes. I’m sure he could read people as well as you can.”  

Monday, December 5, 2022



Welcome! We are writers writing to a word prompt or picture prompt each week. This week the prompt is "spider". Read each writer's work, then hop on to the next writer and read their story. Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Thanks for stopping by. 

JEAN JOACHIM (MF Sports Romance)

Dale bit her lip, thinking, What have I done? I’m just like a spider who eats her mate. 

V. L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)

  I stared at the text in wide-eyed wonder.  

PATSY FAYE (Sweet M/F Romance)

Get a grip, girl. It’s only a lunch date.


The pinched look from last year had all but vanished.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (M/F Paranormal Romance)

“I was scared I would betray my oath and do more harm than good.”