Monday, May 25, 2015


Welcome to Tuesday Tales. The word prompt this week is "attitude". Please click on the writer's name to go to their blog for their story. Don't forget to come back and read all the stories. Thank you for coming.

JEAN JOACHIM (Modern Historical)
Little Penn toddled into the kitchen as Maggie was finishing up the morning dishes.  He tugged on her skirt.
TRICIA ANDERSEN (Contemporary Sports Romance)
At the foot of the escalator was Reese waiting for them, his strong arms crossed over his chest.  His grin was nearly as crazy as Buddy’s.
V. L. LOCEY (Multicultural Romance)
This is real life. Men don`t act like fictional men do. 
IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
“How are you really going?” he asked
"Fine. Why do you keep asking me?”
TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
“Oh my god,” she groaned. “I wish I could just clone myself.”
JOSELYN VAUGHN (Romantic Comedy)
“I take back my apology. You are ridiculous.”
MORGAN WYATT (Contemporary Romance)
Did he just say that? Tell her what he was going to do in her house.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Tuesday Tales - 11 Authors Writing to Picture Prompt #Tuesday Tales #picture prompt

This week, we have a picture prompt and each author is limited to 300 words on their post using this picture as inspiration. Be sure to check out each post by clicking on the author's name to take you to their website.

Iris Blobel: Contemporary - Leaning against the bench, he closed his eyes focusing on her image from earlier in the day in his mind. Tears running down her cheeks, and her small body against his. 

V.L. Locey Multi-cultural Romance - 
The sun was creeping up over The `Burgh when someone nudged me awake.

Joselyn Vaughn: Romantic Comedy - 
“You should nuke that first.”

Jillian Chantal: Contemporary - His broken heart must be working overtime to taunt him.

Tricia Anderson: Contemporary Sports Romance - 
“Lily, I’m begging you. Don’t marry Connor. He doesn’t love you.”

Davee Jones: : Contemporary Romance - 
“I’ve had so many smoothies and granola this month, I’m going back to my roots.”

Morgan Wyatt:  Contemporary Romance - “You wrinkle your nose when you hear something you don’t like. Might as well say, that’s super creepy."

Trisha Faye: Contemporary Romance - 
“Izzy Masterson, this is not fair. I haven’t even showered yet.”

Ursula Renee: Mystery; Multicultural - 
“I can’t believe you have nothing in your refrigerator,” Terri grumbled as she climbed out of the car.

Jean Joachim: Modern Historical - Maggie’s hand shook as she set the plate down in front of John.

Flossie Benton Rogers: Paranormal Dark Fantasy Romance - 

“A man’s soul can be dark as pitch.”  


Monday, May 11, 2015

Tuesday Tales - 12 Authors Writing to the Word Prompt "Twenty" #authors #write #prompt

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V.L. Locey (Multicultural Romance)

The phone went dead in my hand. I looked at the Nokia then threw it against the wall.

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary)

Simon put a hand on Ian’s upper arm as if to hold him back.

Iris Blobel (Contemporary Romance)

"…I've got a spare room in my house. How about we settle you there for a few days?"

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Romance)

When her phone rang, yet again, Sally didn’t know whether to be amused or frustrated.

Davee Jones (Contemporary Romance) Steal My Heart

"If you come one step closer, I’ll rip you into twenty pieces."
Tricia Andersen (Sports Romance) The Heartbreaker

"Baby, you’re a devastatingly sexy twenty-seven. Old enough to rock a woman’s world in the sack."
Joselyn Vaughn (Romantic Comedy)

"With your phone and purse in Harold’s car?"

Jean Joachim (Modern Historical)

Maggie pulled the sheet up to cover her chest, then sat up, resting her elbows on her knees. John smoothed his palm down her bare back.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Fantasy Romance)

"The middle head is the least likely to chow down on an intruder."

Kathleen Ball (Western Historical Romance) Western Mail Order Bride

"I would think attempted murder would void any marriage promise"

Morgan K. Wyatt (Romantic Suspense) Exposed

"I don’t believe any woman, queen or not, would ever let you go with those hands."

Ursula Renée (Mystery) Southern Justice

A fist slammed against the front door, startling Terri out of her zone.



Monday, May 4, 2015

Tuesday Tales - Where #Authors #Write to a #Prompt: Sandwich

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A wolf whistle from across the street halted their frenzied connection. “Get a room,” a young kid called out.
Officer Clark obviously did, too, and gave her a questioning look. “Do you know Ethan?”
“You left her out there?”
It was amazingly rude, I know, but I could not rip my gaze from his bare chest.
“You selling my bed to the highest bidder?"
“We have to make plans for the worst case scenario.”
“Let’s drive to Montauk. It’s supposed to be beautiful there. Beach, ocean, and lobster. What say, Maggie, my girl? Are you game?”
“I’d like to see those tapes,” Shane said.
With every step Lily saw her livelihood in tatters around her. But it was nothing compared to the single life lost in the storm.

Shannon heard screams and realized they were her own. Swatting at the closest person she tried to sit up.

What had possessed her to slather on the Blackberry Babe lip gloss for a jaunt to hell?


Sunday, April 26, 2015

Tuesday Tales - Key

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Trisha Faye (Contemporary Romance)
Hanging in the office, for dinner afterwards, was an outfit that was decidedly not in the prim and proper line.

Morgan K. Wyatt (Contemporary Romance)
Written in block lettering to disguise his handwriting was a message: Come back now, before it gets worse.

Iris Blobel (Contemporary Romance)
With goose bumps crawling up her spine, she stared at the door, a flicker of fear rushing through her as she gave the door a little push.

Jillian Chantal(Contemporary Romance)
"What about a beer before you maim me?" Charlie asked as the rest of his friends laughed.

V.L. Locey (Multicultural Romance)
His kisses were mind-altering. 

Jean Joachim (Modern Historical)

“I feel stupid riding back here,” Maggie shifted in her seat.
“You want to sit next to me?”

Tricia Andersen (Sports Contemporary Romance)

Reese nuzzled his lips against her ear. “You know, after spending years watching you in this library I’ve come up with some pretty naughty fantasizes.”

Davee Jones (Contemporary Romance)

"I don't hide the key to my heart, it dangles precariously, waiting to be stolen."

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Romance)
"Are you one of those treacherous females who stores venom in her arm ring?"

Monday, April 20, 2015


Welcome! This week we all write 300 word stories to a picture prompt. It's always a challenge to keep the stories succinct. Here is the picture. Click on the author's name to go to their blog. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Modern historical)
Maggie walked down the road that abutted the Roberts one hundred acre estate in Sumner, New York. 

V. L. LOCEY (Multicultural Romance)
I was holding things together well until he ran his tongue over his lips to gather up a few droplets of tomato sauce. 

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
Stepping closer, he cupped her face in his hands and grazed her lips with his. “Until tomorrow, darlin’.”

JOSELYN VAUGHN (Romantic Comedy)
Bridges were especially romantic in his experience.

MORGAN WYATT (Romantic Suspense)
"You need to find a better class of men."

IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance) 
For the first time in a long time, Ethan wiped away a tear as he turned the corner for another near perfect view over Fermosa.           

KATHLEEN BALL (Historical Western Romance)
Mary stopped her junker of a car at the familiar turnoff. Sweat poured off her body as her heart jammed into her throat.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Contemporary Sports Romance)
“I don’t even know what we are. Am I your girlfriend?”

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
“Like she has the power to do that.”

Monday, April 13, 2015

Welcome to Tuesday Tales!

This week we’re writing to the prompt ‘nail’.

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Don't forget to come back and enjoy all the stories here.

Thank you for coming.
Trisha Faye - Contemporary Romance

Thoughts rushed around in Sally’s mind like a rabid dog chasing a merry go round.

V.L. Locey - Multicultural Romance
And I thought he looked good in jeans and flannel . . .

Jean Joachim - Modern historical romance
Maggie's days were spent in hard labor making beds, and cleaning toilets. Every day at two she would stop by the Roberts' suite.

Iris Blobel - Contemporary Romance
Her touch was soft and gentle, her beautiful smile warm that went deep into her eyes. Close up, she looked even more attractive, sexier.

Morgan K. Wyatt - Romantic Suspense Exposed
The sight of Will with his hands behind his head and his biceps bunched reminded her of the male revue. In particularly, one of the dancers.

Jillian Chantal - Contemporary
"You should smile when you say that. I’d be more convinced."

Davee Jones - Contemporary Romance Steal My Heart 
"Tears fell from Lola’s gentle face, just missing the edge of her bowl, almost giving an alternative meaning to salted caramel gelato."

Kathleen Ball - Historical Western Romance
Her heart dropped when she set eyes on the rotund man with dirty, greasy, dark hair and the look of the devil in his eyes.

Tricia Andersen - Contemporary Sports Romance Between the Shelves
"Don’t get me wrong, Lilybug. I could stare at you all night. But I don’t want to look at you. I want to feel you. I want to taste you. I bet you taste far better than their pizza."