Tuesday, April 18, 2017

TUESDAY TALES - Picture Prompt Week!

Welcome! This week we have picture prompts, instead of words. Each author picked one picture that worked for their story. The word limit is 300, to make it challenging. To see the picture and story, click on the author's name. 
Remember to hit everyone as each story is different. Thanks for coming!

Jean Joachim (Rural Romance)
"I don't think pugs eat rabbits."

Susanne Matthews (Contemporary Romance)
Whatever could grow between them had to be nurtured and fed, like the first shoot of a new plant.

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Vintage Romance)
She stood by the bed, her vision blurred.


Jillian Chantal (Historical Romance)
I nodded but stayed silent as I didn't trust my voice not to give away my tears. 

Trisha Faye (Contemporary Fiction)
By the time the next weekend arrived, Peggy wondered if the weekend away was even worth it.

Monday, April 10, 2017

TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT "LAKE" #romance #shortstory


Welcome to Tuesday Tales! 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 "lake". Thank you for coming!

JEAN JOACHIM (Rural Romance)
“Better get your ass up outta there before another car comes along.”

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Fiction)
The open laptop sat on the desk, beckoning to her in a come hither manner.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)
I’m wide awake and since this storm seems intent on staying around, I won’t be able to sleep anyway.

DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)
“We always enjoyed going to the lake.”

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Regency Pirate Story)
“Don’t be mad at me and the boys for going, will you?”

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Fantasy Romance)
Her wintry gray eyes glittered.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal MMA Romance)
“Yeah. Tell me about it. I think I might have married me a psychopath.”

Monday, April 3, 2017

Tuesday Tales - Writing to Number

TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT "NUMBER"

Welcome to Tuesday Tales! 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 "number". Thank you for coming!

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Fiction)
But for now, for these few hours, she could relegate her concerns to the back of her mind and enjoy the sisterly camaraderie.



SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)
How could anything as fragile as this house on stilts withstand such a battering?



DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)
They had my number.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Vintage Romance) 
The waves stroked her lotion into coconut scented beads.

 JILLIAN CHANTAL  (Regency Era Romance)
“I must confess, I even failed as an altar boy.”

JEAN JOACHIM  (Contemporary Romance)
Deserted by his adoring public, his friends, the three women he'd been sleeping with and even his mother, he had become a recluse.


V.L. LOCEY   (M/F Hockey Romance) 
“Is your husband happy about coming to Philly?” I asked Cami.

Monday, March 27, 2017

TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT "DICE" #romance #shortstory


Welcome to Tuesday Tales. our word prompt this week is "dice". Please read all the stories. Click on the author's name to get to their blog. Thank you for coming. 


JEAN JOACHIM (Rural Romance)
Seedy came to mind. Along with dilapidated and creepy. He shivered. 

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal MMA Romance)
Cay was serenading Ruby with the greatest hits of Eminem. Curse words and everything. 

V. L. LOCEY (M/F Erotic Hockey Romance)
I went to him, slid my arms around him, and rose to my toes to press my mouth over his.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Vintage Paranormal Romance)
 (Paranormal Vintage Romance)
The sweet sour nectar trickled down her throat.

TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Fiction)
A knot the size of Gibraltar lodged in Peggy’s stomach.


SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)
“You are as safe here as you would be in your own bed,” the manager answered.

Monday, March 20, 2017

March 21, 2017 Tuesday Tales Picture Prompt Theme: Windows


Hello and welcome to spring and this week's picture prompt postings. We are a small but dedicated group on this spring day. Once a month, we post something from our current works in progress that fits with an image we're given. This month we had a theme: windows. Which one would you choose?  












Have a look at what each of us chose. 


V.L. Locey   (M/F Hockey Romance)

We all bobbed our heads and said “Uh-huh” in tandem.

Susanne Matthews   (Contemporary Romance)

Memories of her brief and yet far too long encounter with Mark made her shudder.

JeanJoachim   (Contemporary Romance)

“There’s no budget for a crew, Cassie. You’ll have to do it yourself.”

Flossie Benton Rogers   (Paranormal Vintage Romance)

A phantom of her former life welcomed the morning rays.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Tuesday Tales -Word prompt "Lemon" #romance #shortstory


Welcome! Our writers create stories to word prompts every week. Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to return and read everyone's story. Thanks for coming. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)
The smell of bread baking beckoned her to the kitchen. She stuck her head in.


V. L. LOCEY (M/F Hockey Romance)
Bruno stood up and pulled out my seat. The other men rose as well.


SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)
But as troubling as Mark’s presence was, it was the kiss and the need for more of them that had him completely off kilter


FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Vintage Romance)
“You look like you’ve seen a ghost.”


DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)
“Can we meet for coffee, lemon pie, or something similar today?”

Monday, March 6, 2017

Tuesday Tales - Tree


TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT "TREE"

Welcome to Tuesday Tales! 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 "tree". Thank you for coming!



TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Fiction)

Peggy glanced up and bit back the retort that was on the tip of her tongue.

 

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Contemporary Romance)

MJ nodded, too confused by Paul’s words and actions to say or do anything else.

 

DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Romance)

A tree was the perfect memorial.

 

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Vintage Romance) 

Let night fall like a curtain rather than fade like a song.

 

JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)

Cassie returned to her apartment, poured a glass of wine, stripped off her clothes and slipped on a shift before she called Ned.