Monday, July 24, 2017

July 25, 2017 Tuesday Tales This Week's Word: Silver

Hello and welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, the blog created by Jean joachim aimed at allowing a small group of authors to share their works in process with you. Each post must incorporate the given word, or once a month, the picture prompt. This week, we are working with the word: silver. Enjoy!

V.L. Locey   MM Hockey Romance
My skaters – the kids ranging in ages from six to sixteen – all applauded and gathered around me.

Trisha Faye   Historical Fiction
“Your needs…and your whims…” Alla didn’t look very sympathetic.

Tricia Andersen   Paranormal/Greek god romance
She was well out of the hospital before anyone discovered he was dead.

Susanne Matthews   Paranormal Romance
“Don’t be crass, Billie. I saw the price tag on those Jimmy Choo’s you ordered last week.”

Jean Joachim  Rural romance

People dressed in shorts, full skirts, or jeans milled around. 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017


This week, our writers picked one of these pictures to write about. Each story can only be 300 words. Can you guess who chose what? Visit their blogs and find out. Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to return to read everyone's story. Thank you for coming.

V. L. LOCEY (M/M Hockey Romance)
I peeked around the corner and saw them all gathered in a corridor. 

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“Arlie Lorraine Shinkle…” Millie spat the words out in frustration.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal/Greek God Romance)
I’m not your possession you can loan out. Ciao, Bella.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary Thriller)
“Sir, I’d advise you not to pull that emergency cord. You see this gun?”

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Vintage Romance)
Lightning cracked, sharp and close.

JEAN JOACHIM (Rural Romance)
The day Rick dreaded arrived all too soon. The carnival!

Monday, July 10, 2017

Tuesday Tales- July 11, 2017 - Earth

Welcome to Tuesday Tales, where authors write stories to word prompts. This week the word prompt is Earth. Click on the author’s name to read their tale. Come back and visit them all.  Thanks for stopping by!


 V.L. Locey: MM Hockey Romance

I glanced out the windows at Ben Franklin standing atop City Hall.

Trisha Faye: Historical Fiction

“This isn’t as important as these flyers about our right to vote, but…are you two coming to my birthday party?”

Jillian Chantal: YA horror

Pushing me away, he added, “Go save your friend.” 

Tricia Anderson: paranormal/Greek god romance.

 “I’m the owner of this establishment,” Ares informed him. Then he growled. “And she’s with me.”

Flossie Benton Rogers: Paranormal Vintage Romance 

His fingers bit into her flesh. “You have no idea how many Grants race around inside my brain.”

Jean Joachim: Genre: Rural Romance

He woke up early the next morning. Panic set in. 

Thanks for reading. Hope to see you next week! 

Monday, July 3, 2017


Welcome to Tuesday Tales, where authors write stories to word prompts. This week the word promp --most fitting, I'd say-- is "firecracker." 
Happy July 4th to you all and thanks for stopping by.


JEAN JOACHIM (Rural Romance)
Rick put an arm around his cousin's shoulders. He hadn't been this relaxes around so many people in an age. 

V.L. LOCEY (M/M Contemporary Romance)
I raced around the corner anxious to find this man with the perfect voice.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)
She deserved a man who’d make all her wishes come true, and he still didn’t believe he could be that man.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“I doubt I’ll ever marry. Not if all men act like my father.”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal Greek God Romance)
“Do not kill anyone in my club. Don’t embarrass me.”

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Vintage Romance)
Hannah settled into the folding chair between Meg and Nate.

Thanks for coming. See you next week!

Monday, June 26, 2017

Tuesday Tales - Strap

Welcome! It's time for Tuesday Tales. Click on the author's name to go to their blog and read their story. Don't forget to come back and visit all the authors. Thank you for stopping by. 

V.L. Locey (MM Contemporary Romance)

My partner was not exactly happy to see me at his door when he finally yanked it open. 

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Fantasy Romance)

“I don’t have time to mollycoddle.”

Susanne Matthews (Contemporary Romance)

Lucette shook her head. “I do not know. I have never seen anything like it.”

Jean Joachim (Rural Romance)

Rick's phone rang. His cousin. “Are you inviting me to dinner?”

Jillian Chantal (Horror)

When he was within a few feet of me, he said, “Ain’t you scared?”

Monday, June 19, 2017

Tuesday Tales: June 20 is Picture Prompt Day!

Welcome to this week's Tuesday Tales. If this is your first visit, this blog consists of scene written by select authors based on a word or picture prompt. These offerings are unpolished glimpses at a work in progress, many of which have gone on to be published novels. 

'Since this week is a picture prompt, we are limited to 300 words. Here are the pictures. Who will chose what? Can you guess?

He stopped to gaze at the sunset. It was magnificent.

Feeling whimsical and free-spirited, she clicked on ‘Bohemian.’

TRICIA ANDERSON (Paranormal/Greek God Romance)

“I’m nobody's favorite. Not Mom’s. Not Dad’s. Not yours. Try again.”

“You’re not staying long enough to enjoy a drink with me.”

I was pretty sure there were three snakes draped over the shredded curtains.

The colors swirled, bleeding together, a psychedelic pinwheel.

Before she could comment, Lucette spoke. “What did she give you?”

Monday, June 12, 2017

Tuesday Tales – word prompt ‘stone’ #romance #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. 

The word prompt this week is ‘stone.’ 

Thank you for stopping by!


Trisha Faye (Contemporary Fiction)
One more thought crossed her mind. She closed the book and set it aside, then pulled her laptop closer.

Tricia Anderson (Paranormal/Greek god romance)
He was sculpted like a Greek god. Then again, from what he told her, he was one.

Susanne Matthews (Contemporary Romance)
Bill grabbed his arm before Paul could deliver the punch.

V.L Locey (MM Hockey Romance)
I wanted to do something for him but there was nothing I could do. 

Jillian Chantal (Historical)
“And you’ll be comparing our stories?”

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Vintage Romance)
“I want more than a dance, but you’re not ready for that, Hannah Ross.”

Jean Joachim (Rural Romance)
“Stubborn ass,” she muttered under her breath.
“I heard that.”

Davee Jones (Contemporary Romance)
He wasn’t on a stepping stone to move back here.