Monday, October 20, 2014

TUESDAY TALES – PICTURE PROMPT

 
Welcome to Tuesday Tales! Come read the stories 10 writers penned to this picture. They’re only 300 words, so it will be fast reading.

Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Please return to read the other outstanding stories. Thank you for coming!


 

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
“I don’t know if that’s a good idea,” she murmured. “You think we could make it through a meal without wanting to strangle each other?”
 
JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
“We’re trying some new recipes for ladies night,” Amos said
 
V.L. LOCEY (M/F Multicultural Romance)
Pulling back the sleeve of my coat I saw that I was ten minutes late.
 
TRICIA ANDERSEN (Sports Romance)
It was the first time Max had anything to do with MMA since he left Mankato and moved to Minneapolis. He didn’t even watch it anymore. The memories of all that had happened were just too painful.
 
IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
A week ago, he’d enjoyed a cocktail with the woman who he'd later found out had cheated on him, and a few days after that he’d said farewell to his mother and Duncan, the man he’d called father for the last twenty years.
 
JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)
Jo Parker smoothed the silk of her deep purple dress with dry palms.
 
SHERRY GLOAG (Romantic Suspense)
Not even the slap of his palm across his forehead banished her stricken look, her race for the door and her frantic dash across the car park, in the wrong direction.
 
MORGAN WYATT (Contemporary Romance)
Salmon Wellington was worth clapping about. It sure beat nuking a frozen entrée.
 

ELIZABETH BLACK (Sweet Romance)
I'd never been to a restaurant that was a converted jail. This was going to be the most unique eating experience ever.
 

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
The demon’s hands were freezing, his wings cold and rubbery against Kestrel’s arm where he had her tucked her in close to him as they flew.

 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

TUESDAY TALES - 13 WRITERS WRITING TO THE PROMPT "LETTER"

Welcome to Tuesday Tales! Click on the writer's name to go to their blog and read their story. Don't forget to come back and enjoy all the stories here. Thank you for coming.

JEAN JOACHIM (Holiday Romance)
At nine o’clock, Santa’s Thrift Shop was empty, except for Giselle and her pug, Charlie.

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
A little eye candy now and then was one thing. But today she wasn't in the mood to deal with Mr. Non-Sentimental.
 
JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
“I have a gun and I know karate. I’ll be fine.”

SHERRY GLOAG (Romantic Suspense) 
The pink and purple print of the letters morphed into the wry smile he’d been trying to evade. The thought of kissing his rescuer may not be sensible but it sure chased the chill out his bones.
 
ELIZABETH BLACK (Romance - sweet)
I woke up just after dawn to find Eric was not in bed. Curious, I got up and put on my kimono.

IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)  
Emily placed her hand on her chest and with exaggeration replied, “Oh, I remember. I was heartbroken for days.”

Connor cocked a brow. “Days?”

DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Adult Romance)
Game of Inches
Then, I saw it. The Letter. It was on the mantle. I reached out, touching it gingerly, I drew my hand back fast.

JAMIE SALISBURY (Contemporary Romance) 
We've had a marvelous time, the two of us. In spite of the breezy cold weather, we've managed to hold up inside and relax.
 
 MORGAN WYATT (Contemporary Romance/Cougar)
Exposed
 I never meant you couldn’t hold your liquor. Want me to write you a letter of recommendation as far as your liquor holding abilities go?

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Steampunk Romance)
There was nothing more beautiful in the world than Gideon with
nothing on. The vision was breathtaking. And tonight it is mine. 

STEFAN ELLERY (Thriller)
John smirked, he killed another he shouldn't have.

SARAH CASS (Historical Paranormal) 
“Jasper,” she spoke in a whisper knowing his sharp ears would hear. “How long are Werewolves memories?” 

V. L. LOCEY (Multicultural Romance)
Ever since hearing Jonah relay a Seneca legend about a magical bear Rhett was bruin obsessed. 

 

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Tuesday Tales - 10 Writers Writing To The Prompt 'Short'

Welcome back to Tuesday Tales! This week we have 10 writers that have joined in on the word prompt "Short". Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Thank you for coming.





JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)
After the Kings’ victory, Buddy, their wide receiver, ran to the stands. He led Emmie to a quiet corner.

SHERRY GLOAG (Romantic Suspense)
He stilled when he heard a rustling outside.

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
“No, Marie, no blind dates for me. I have no intention of getting involved with any man again.”

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
“Uh-oh, it’s always bad when they start praying.”

V.L. LOCEY (Multicultural Romance)
“You want to go back for gloves?” he asked, each word steaming my palms.

DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)
"As a lover, he fell short. As a kidnapper, he scared me witless."

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
Tossing down her satchel, Neva sank cross legged to the ground.

SARAH CASS (Urban Fantasy)
"Maybe Elan was stupid, but then again maybe she was the smartest one here. We need Mom."

JAMIE SALISBURY (Contemporary Romance)
Handing him a glass of wine, I followed him out of the kitchen. He sat down on one of the leather sofas facing the water, and put his feet up on the coffee table.

MORGAN WYATT (Contemporary/ Cougar)
The man had potential remembering the spark that zipped up her arm when he touched her hand. Try not to think about it. 








Monday, September 29, 2014

TUESDAY TALES - 11 WRITERS WRITING TO THE PROMPT "PRETTY"

Welcome back to Tuesday Tales! This week we have 11 writers that have joined in on the word prompt "Pretty". Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Thank you for coming.

SARAH CASS (Urban Fantasy)
If this proved to be her last mission, it would be the best damn mission she’d ever run. The best executed and the only one she’d ever done for the right cause, the right reasons, to save the right people.


V.L. LOCEY (M/F Multicultural Romance)
“It`s better for him to learn the right things from the right people than go through life thinking the wrongs things told to him by the wrong people.” Jonah patted my thigh under the table.


TRICIA ANDERSON (Steampunk Romance)
“I want you, Gideon. I want to be in your bed. I want you to love me, not some other man.”

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
Sleet fell all night matching the cold ache wrapped around Victoria's heart.

SHERRY GLOAG (Romantic Suspense)
Had she been mad to drive away knowing he was in her boot? And to do so knowing a bunch of strangers were now after her as well as the man waiting for her to free his legs?

JEAN JOACHIM (Sports romance)
Buddy stood on the field with his hand over his heart, like his mother taught him, waiting for the national anthem.

DAVEE JONES(Contemporary Romance)
"Did I want her to think of kissing me as a penalty? She’s so damn pretty."

MORGAN WYATT (Contemporary Romance)
“Hi Will Robinson. Wasn’t your family trying to get to Alpha Centauri?” 

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
“Your friend is rude, Kat my dear. I can hardly fathom that she’s someone you would want to hang out with.”


STEFAN ELLERY (Thriller)
Clancy sat in his office doing paperwork. He often stayed late dealing with his business.

“Damn it, that tickles.”

Monday, September 22, 2014

TUESDAY TALES - PICTURE PROMPT!

Welcome! Come read our stories written to this picture. Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Please return to read the other outstanding stories. Thank you for coming!

JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)
“Pull over,” Emmie said, rising from her comfy seat on the tour bus. “It’s bad enough you had us take this stupid road. Now you wanna stop?” Her manager, Stash, blocked her way.
DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Adult Romance) 
“You know very well what you're going to find in the depths of that place." 
MORGAN WYATT (Contemporary Romance)
Yeah right, and you weren’t eavesdropping either. “Who knows, he might be a charmer.”
TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
Thoughts of escape raced through Victoria’s mind like the running of the bulls at Pamplona. Running away – it was her modus operandi.
V. L.LOCEY (Contemporary Romance)
It did not escape my notice that Aunt Jo-Jo had placed me next to Jonah.
STEFAN ELLERY (Thriller)
George's childhood days were spent in the barn before him.
FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
Lucien Silver opened one bleary eye to see what the hell all the commotion was about.
JAMIE SALISBURY (Contemporary)
 "This was a nice idea. In fact this whole trip was genus. I'm loving the peace, aren't you?"
SARAH CASS (Contemporary Holiday Romance)
Her last attempt at a relationship had been an unmitigated disaster from which she’d emerged without anything. No job, no woman, and it had left her high tailing it as far away as possible. 
TRICIA ANDERSEN (Sports Romance) 
“Becca, it’s just a toy. I can buy another. But to watch Logan play with it will be priceless.”
SHERRY GLOAG (Romantic Suspense) 
"I sincerely hope you were not the person who knocked me
senseless this morning. At least I presume it was this morning." 


Monday, September 15, 2014

Tuesday Tales - 12 Writers Writing to the Prompt "Curly"





Welcome back to Tuesday Tales. This week we are writing to the word prompt “curly”.  Click on the author’s name to go to their blog.  Please stop back and visit each author’s blog.  Thank you for coming.
SARAH CASS (Contemporary Romance) “You’re going to kill me in a slow torturous death,” he whispered against her sleeping form. “And I’m going to love every minute.”
MORGAN WYATT(Contemporary Romance)
Exposed
Not a bad guy, but not great either. She’d hoped he’d develop this great passion for her. 
TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
A cold front eased into north Texas that afternoon, sliding down from Oklahoma. As it wrapped its icy tentacles towards Fort Worth customers fled from Oak Grove Square.
SHERRY GLOAG (Romantic Suspense)
She had to make a choice. And do it now. Right or left? 
V.L. LOCEY (M/F Contemporary Romance)
I felt like a teenager waiting for her prom date all Thanksgiving morning.
TRICIA ANDERSEN (Steampunk Romance)
I was here because I wanted to be with you.  I touched you, I kissed you because I wanted you deep in my core to the point I ached. 
JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
Maybe it was time to move ahead and put the past behind her.
IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
“I’m offended,” she said with a laugh. “Emily Bradshaw.” With an exaggerated sigh she added. “The man who gave me my first kiss can’t even remember me.”
JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)
The cheerleaders, referred to as The Connecticut Queens, were practicing on the field while the team was warming up.
Karol pulled away from the hospital, she didn't bother staying in the mess of reporters.
JAMIE SALISBURY (Contemporary)
Choice Affairs
Susan Pickett White, my soon to be mother-in-law. The woman is also a self-centered, narcissistic bitch. I would say she's self-absorbed or perhaps even egotistical, but for Susan that's lightweight. 
DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)
Split the Uprights
“All I could think about was lacing my fingers through his curly hair and pulling very hardtri."




Monday, September 8, 2014

TUESDAY TALES RETURNS! - 10 WRITERS WRITING TO THE PROMPT "RIBBON"





Welcome back to Tuesday Tales. We've returned from summer vacation ready to write and share with you. Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Thank you for coming.
JEAN JOACHIM (Sports romance)

Buddy turned to his favorite page in the scrapbook. The one with the picture of Emmie and him at the junior prom. 
TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
She took the bulky envelope he offered her. Her irritation subsided and was replaced with curiosity.
V.L. LOCEY (M/F Contemporary Romance)
“Sure, I want a man but should it be Jonah Big Deer? He`s younger than me.”
IRIS BLOBEL (Sports Romance)
Sighing, she turned off the engine and stepped out of the car. It was time to face the truth.
MORGAN WYATT (Contemporary Romance)
 Oh hell, her real blunder was not killing him when she met him. Sure, other problems would have resulted.
JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
Once ready to leave for work, she put her hair up in a bun and tugged on a black beret.
DAVEE JONES(Contemporary Romance)
Split the Uprights 
A ribbon of doubt waved through me.
JAMIE SALISBURY (Contemporary Fiction)
"Problems?" He asked, never stopping his magical dance. His touch intoxicated me. How was that possible.
SHERRY GLOAG (Romantic Suspense)
Pain and bitter cold threatened to spin him back into the blackness. His head ached and his face throbbed.
“He didn’t need undue attention right now or the manager calling the police or looney trolley to pick him up.”