Monday, October 30, 2023

Tuesday Tales - Scary


Welcome to Tuesday Tales, where a group of talented authors write to a word prompt. This week the word is "scary" in any form. I hope you'll read all the stories and leave comments. The authors love to get feedback. 

Tricia Andersen (Greek god/paranormal romance)

You know you’re scary, right?

Flossie Benton Rogers (Cozy Mystery)

If I’d known I’d be hiking into the woods chasing a spirit, I’d have pulled on boots.

Susanne Matthews ((M/F Contemporary Romance with Paranormal Elements)

Sighing, she found a place to sit and wait. What else could she do?

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary) 

I didn’t want to get near that puddle of blood. 

Jean Joachim (Women's Fiction)

“When is she coming back?”

Monday, October 23, 2023


Welcome to Tuesday Tales, where a group of talented authors write to a word prompt. This week the word is "clean" in any form. I hope you'll read all the stories and leave comments. The authors love to get feedback. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Women's Fiction)

Hell, sure he was jealous.

V. L. LOCEY (M/M Hockey Romance)

 “Dude, haggis is good!”


Once a person murders, what happens when someone else gets in his way?

SUSANNE MATTHEWS  (M/F Contemporary Romance with Paranormal Elements)

Where was everyone?

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

The tomatoes were coming in like gangbusters and she was trying to get them canned up as fast as she could.

Monday, October 16, 2023

Tuesday Tales: From a Picture!


Welcome to this week's Tuesday Tales. It's been a while since we based our selections on a picture prompt, and when we do, we are limited to 300 words. Here are the pictures used this month.

Take the time to read each post by clicking on the author's name. Feel free to leave comments. We all love feedback.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary Romance)

Tonight, it was as if there was no moon at all.


I sipped apple tea and thought things over.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

“Close your eyes and go to sleep, you rascal,” Frank said as he fought back a chuckle.

 SUSANNE MATTHEWS (M/F Contemporary Romance with Paranormal Elements)

Maybe it was the magic of the stones making him so loquacious.

Monday, October 9, 2023

Tuesday Tales – Writing to the word ‘curly’ #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 ‘curly.’ Thank you for stopping by!


TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)

“Not gonna go pack the lunch up yet though. I know they’re still a long way from being done.”


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

“Did you two want food?” he enquired with an accent thickened with a Slavic flavoring.



I witnessed an orange blob of light hovering low to the ground.


TRICIA ANDERSEN Greek god/paranormal romance

You all? Loyalty is a foreign concept to you.


JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)

I wasn’t convinced this was a hoax.


SUSANNE MATTHEWS (M/F Contemporary Romance with paranormal elements)

If this was the same man, how had he followed her here?


JEAN JOACHIM (Women’s Fiction)

“Yeah. Your husband. Remember me?”

Monday, October 2, 2023

Tuesday Tales - from the word ICY

 Welcome to Tuesday Tales, where ongoing stories incorporate word and picture prompts. Our word today is "Icy." 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 Hockey Romance) 

  I worked the ice with my skates, scraping it up into small mounds.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Cozy Mystery)

An interesting exchange occurred not long after Bon Bon left.

Trisha Faye (Historical Fiction)

“Well, I’ll be jiggered. I must be tired for that to be so funny to me.”

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary/Halloween)

While it was nice not to have my brains splattered on the staircase, I was a bit freaked out. 

Jean Joachim (Women's Fiction)

Terry stood in the shadows and watched Jen walk away

Susanne Matthews (M/F Contemporary Romance with Paranormal Elements.)

The stranger’s icy eyes froze him in place.

Tricia Andersen (Greek god/paranormal romance)

She only had a brother for a short while but if anything ever happened to Freddy, she would burn the world to the ground then collapse in the ashes.