Monday, January 30, 2023



Welcome to Tuesday Tales, where talented authors write to word prompts. This week the word prompt is "safe".  Click on the authors name to go to their blog. Now meet the authors, their genres and a teaser sentence:

JEAN JOACHIM (M/F Sports Romance)
“So, I hear you have another charity case here for dinner,” Anne asked. 

TRICIA ANDERSEN Paranormal Romance (M/F, M/M/F)
We’re talking apocalyptic consequences of having those two elements together.

V. L. LOCEY  (M/M Contemporary Romance)
“Dad, can I come home?”  

“What do you think is in that bag?” Robin’s deep brown eyes gleamed.

PATSY FAYE (Sweet M/F Romance)
Stephanie clutched Robbie’s shoulders and nearly fell into his chest in her quest to not fall over.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
“Only if you can give me a personality transplant.”  

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (M/F Paranormal Romance)
That’s when I first called you squirt.  

Monday, January 23, 2023

Tuesday Tales From the Word GREEN

 Welcome to this week's Tuesday Tales. Each of our authors uses a prompt to create a scene. This week, our prompt is Green. Please take the time to read and comment on each post. We love feedback! 

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

Staring out the small round window, lost in thoughts, I saw the runway speeding by faster and faster.

 JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)

Some days she wanted to blast Jocelyn for her attitude.


Sheriff Ford’s eyebrows arrowed into a V-shape.

 JEAN JOACHIM (M/F Sports Romance)

Robbie leaned over to kiss her. 

PATSY FAYE (Sweet M/F Romance)

It could have been sunny. It could have been cloudy.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (M/F Paranormal Romance)

No wonder the bird could open and close her own cage.

Monday, January 16, 2023

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!

V.L. Locey (M/M Contemporary Romance)

We kept touching one another, stopping our cooking or eating or cleaning up to hug, kiss, or caress.

Patsy Faye (M/F Sweet Romance)

“Half the time I’m not listening because I’m watching how the sunlight bounces off of your beautiful hair.”

Flossie Benton Rogers (Cozy Romance)

Sheriff Ford leaned back and rested the outer edge of a sizable, booted foot over the opposite thigh.

Jean Joachim (M/F Sports Romance)

He dressed in a flash and was out the door.

Jillian Chantal (M/F Contemporary) 

Her last job of working at the county jail as the receptionist allowing in visitors was super depressing. 

Susanne Matthews (M/F Paranormal Romance)

I knew I couldn’t risk sending her into another tailspin.

Tricia Andersen (M/F, M//M/F Paranormal Romance) 

“He’s cute.”

Monday, January 9, 2023

Tuesday Tales - Word Prompt 'pot'


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 ‘pot.’ Thank you for stopping by!


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

“What do you think you should do?” Decker and the goat studied me.

 PATSY FAYE (Sweet M/F Romance)

"I admit, I got so caught up in envisioning that night…that I just sort of drifted away. I don’t know where my mind went.”

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

“It’s an abbreviated version.”

 JEAN JOACHIM (M/F Sports Romance)

“If you’re gonna look like that, I’m not gonna be able to leave.”


“The Sheriff wants to ask you a few questions.”

 SUSANNE MATTHEWS (M/F Paranormal Romance)

"Just as Marianne had sensed power in me, she sensed a dark spirit in my mother, one that seemed anchored to something nearby. "

Monday, January 2, 2023



Welcome! This week our authors are writing to the word prompt "pillow". The stories range from contemporary to paranormal, from M/F to M/M. We have something for everyone. So come and read our stories -- they're FREE! Thanks for stopping by. 

JEAN JOACHIM (M/F Sports Romance)

A sigh escaped her mouth as she laid back against the pillow.

V. L. LOCEY (M/M Contemporary Romance

There I sat at one in the morning, pajamas and work boots, with a piggy snoozing in my lap.

PATSY FAYE (M/F Sweet Romance)

“You continue to surprise me. I think I would like to hear this story.”

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

Massacred Hallows lying at her feet.


“No one has fessed up to being the culprit of The Real Glisten.”

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary Short Story)

 “Finally tired of the sterile look?”

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Paranormal Romance)

"Delphine, a Creole woman from New Orleans, had a calming effect on her."