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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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."














Monday, April 6, 2015

Tuesday Tales - Where #Authors #Write to a Prompt - SPEAK

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"What random hell now?"
Ethan turned around and looked straight into a pair of beautiful blue eyes"

V.L. Locey (Multicultural Romance)
Heating pads and Heavenly Hash work wonders.

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Romance)
“I thought it was complicated. It turns out that it isn’t.”

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary)
News flash. I’m an adult. 

Jean Joachim (Modern Historical Romance)
He leaned over a little closer to her. “But a little kiss might be just the ticket to get you what you want.

Tricia Anderson (Contemporary Sports Romance)
"Lily, whatever stupid thing my cousin did, please forgive him.  He really loves you.”

Kathleen Ball (Historical Western Romance)
"No, honey, John doesn't own a ranch. Oh my, what did you say your name was?

Davee Jones (Contemporary Romance)
"I once prided myself there wasn't anyone I needed to see or speak to everyday."

Monday, March 30, 2015

Tuesday Tales - Mug

Welcome to Tuesday Tales!

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

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Multicultural Romance
Sharing a man with his dream sucks. I spent the next twenty-seven days having a text message/phone contact relationship.

Romantic Comedy
Women thirty years her junior likely didn’t have this problem.

Contemporary Romance
The dark circles lining her eyes told the story of her restless night.

Contemporary Romance
When he returned her smile, she realised her heart was beating faster than usual. She desperately hoped that no one would pay attention to her flushed cheeks.

Modern Historical Romance
“Tea drinker, Burt,” she managed to mumble.
“Coffee’s the drink here, girl. Get used to it. It’ll jump start your day.”

Contemporary Romance
“You go on and keep deluding yourself there. A posh bloke like you would trip and fall in a second and then I’d be out the cost of the beer.”

Contemporary Romance
"I can't get enough of your ugly mug.”

Contemporary Sports Romance.
She looked up from the shot as he leaned across the bar towards her. “So now, tell me. Why did you break Reese’s heart?”




Monday, March 23, 2015

Tuesday Tales - Catch

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V.L. Locey (Multicultural Romance) 
Whipping around to plaster my shoulder blades to the door I smiled at Andy who had been pouring himself a cup of coffee. “Sasquatch?” he asked.

Tricia Anderson  (Sports Contemporary)
“I did up to the point I said ‘catch’.  I can’t help it you didn’t catch it,” he answered, his voice still thick and his eyes narrowed and hungry.  It made Lily shudder.

Mary Terrani (Urban Fantasy)
One eyebrow lifted at his statement. “Are you saying you know of a better bedmate for me?”

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Romance)
Goodness, they`d only had a few dates. It wasn`t like they owed each other anything. 

Jean Joachim (Modern Historical Romance)
“Burt works at the Gold Crown Hotel.”
“You do?” Maggie’s eyes got wide.

Iris Blobel (Contemporary Romance)

“Leaning back as she took a bite of her sandwich, she remembered one of the parents, though. A boy’s father.”

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary Romance)

A mass exodus from the bar occurred as soon as the lady announced the closure of the subways.

Kathleen Ball (Historical Western Romance)
You can’t go around calling me your ma. I’ve never been married for Pete’s sake.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Dystopian Romance)
Near the dock sprawled a huge cypress tree, its knees gnarled and wet.

Joselyn Vaughn (Romantic Comedy)
Or he just needed a way to keep Penny quiet…

Monday, March 16, 2015


Welcome! Thanks for stopping by. Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Please return to read the other fabulous writers.
JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)
“It’s not like I’m going to take up with some random stranger, Mum,” Maggie said, twisting a handkerchief in her hand.
IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
He’d given her a week to make a decision, but one weekend in Fermosa and she’d already made up her mind. She’d loved the place.
JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
“You think Nasty Nurse has really followed you here?”
V. L. LOCEY (Multicultural Romance)
I would peek at Jonah through my lashes, trying not to let him see me admiring him.
TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance) 
Delicious thoughts ran through Sally’s mind that had nothing to do with the feast before them.
JOSELYN VAUGHN (Romantic Comedy)
“I’m getting pretty good at stairs.”
FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
Her scent ribboned around him, sliding over his skin like soft, demanding fingers.
KATHLEEN BALL (Historical Western Romance) 
She was beautiful, the type of woman who would never allow him to touch her. 
SARAH CASS (Contemporary Holiday)
“It’s fine.” His rich voice coasted along her nerves like a teasing touch.

Monday, March 9, 2015


Welcome! Our word prompt is "stairs" this week. Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to return to read all the stories this week. Thank you for coming. 
JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance) 
Daisy trotted up the stairs and curled up while Jo soaked and scrubbed.
JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
"If I was a man, I would be Johnny Cash."
IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
His gaze travelled to her lips as she spoke, and the next thing he knew, he kissed her.     
V. L.LOCEY (Multicultural Romance)
It`s amazing how much good a hot dog and a cup of hot chocolate can do.
JOSELYN VAUGHN (Romantic Comedy)
She’d rather break her other leg than admit Ken or her brother were right.
TRISHA FAYE(Contemporary Romance)
“Let’s get back to those coals before I get ideas I shouldn’t be having here on this open shoreline.”
MORGAN WYATT (Cougar Romance)
He grumbled to himself, unaware of her entrance. “What asshole leaves something like this?”
KATHLEEN BALL (/Western Historical Romance)
What was there to say? He didn’t believe her and it was the end of any conversation.
MARY TERRANI (Urban Fantasy)
Riella exhaled a heavy sigh. “A jade dragon? How cliché.”
DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Adult Romance) 
"This looks more like a stair step.”