Monday, November 17, 2014

TUESDAY TALES - 8 WRITERS WRITING TO THE PROMPT STARK



JEAN JOACHIM (Sports Romance)
In college, he’d sneak out to a local pond at six, shed his clothes and quietly lower himself, naked, into the cool water. 

V. L. LOCEY (Multicultural Romance)
Jonah nodded, walked inside, and closed the door with my back.

IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)

“Mate, Ethan here.”
Ahh, the infamous best friend.

TRISHA FAYE (Non-fiction/Inspirational)
The nebulous advice of ‘Take Action’, or as Nike’s infamous advertisement proclaims ‘Just Do It’, often is harder to put into action than the instruction implies.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary)
As she removed her coat, someone tapped her on the shoulder.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Steampunk Romance) 
Gideon couldn’t help but notice the stark change in Edgar’s demeanor.  The man who was once jovial was now just as serious as he.  
“What is it, Gideon?” Edgar questioned. 


FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
Her pulse accelerated as the man stepped in front of her, blocking her way up the stairs.

DAVEE JONES (Adult Romance) 
A Game of Inches
“She is a stark reminder of what my life could have been.”  

Monday, November 10, 2014

Tuesday Tales - Picture Prompt




Welcome to Tuesday Tales! Come read the stories our 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! 






V.L. Locey (Multicultural Romance)

“You could come in and see the place,” I mumbled, wondering where the vodka-fueled cougar had fled. 

Tricia Anderson (Sports Romance)

The lake lent the perfect background to the scene.  Someday, he would live somewhere like this with his wife and children when he was done with his MMA career.

Elizabeth Black (Sweet Romance)

Doing nothing was a lot easier than you'd think. After going for a swim in the lake, Eric and I sat in the living room in front of a roaring fire, enjoying each other's company.

Jean Joachim (Contemporary Romance)

"Are you sure you want to do this? You don't have to. You'll still be my girl."

Trisha Faye (Non Fiction/Inspirational)

Nature is more than wilderness, mountains, prairies and plains.

Iris Blobel (Sports Romance)

Yes, Ethan had to do the quick growing up when Skye fell pregnant at nineteen and had left him only a few months after Nicholas had been born.

Davee Jones (Contemporary Adult Romance)
“I love living here. I had to move far enough away the memories of you couldn’t haunt me.”

Flossie Benton Rogers (Paranormal Romance)

“For pity’s sake, step on it,” Ivy grumbled.

Morgan Wyatt (Contemporary Romance)
Her discomfort caused Will’s lips to tilt upward. “Did we sleep together?”




Monday, November 3, 2014

Tuesday Tales - FLOWER

 
 
 




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I love Sex on the Stages. They`re so delicious and fruity that you hardly taste the vodka in them, but it`s in there, trust me.   

And without even thinking twice about it, she stood on her toes and placed a kiss on his cheek. “Give me a call when you need to talk.”

I also unequivocally thought I was going to live to the age of 85. I was wrong.
 

It reminded her more of an ancestral home than a commonal-garden B&B. Pity it was fully booked.
The charm of the place called to her.


Taking advantage of Will’s concentration on his hosts, she ogled him thoroughly. Definitely, no gargoyle, no extra ears or fingers, and charming, somewhat.


“Time to get up.”
She rolled over, waving Shady away. “Not yet.”




Snow fell in big flakes, covering the ground fast.
 

Tricia Anderson (SteampunkRomance)
“A gentleman never shares who he has spent his night with. However, I can tell you she’ll be furious if she knows I’m here so we need to make this quick. I need a favor of you.”


“Shale, what did the spirit show you?”


Elizabeth Black (Sweet Romance)
Eric got another bizarre idea in his head. He took me to a museum to see the stinkiest flower on earth.



Monday, October 27, 2014

TUESDAY TALES - GHOSTLY


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JILLLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary Romance)
“What’s that, love?” Paul asked as he joined her at the table.


IRIS BLOBEL (Contemporary Romance)
“You should know better than me. After all you’ve known Jack longer.”  Emily didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. “I meant you,” she finally replied in a whisper, hoping not to put more salt in what seemed an open wound.


TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
 "That group? Down on the courtyard square? That's Shelly giving her 'Ghosts of Denton' tour."


ELIZABETH BLACK (Sweet Romance)
Eric had planned a wonderful Halloween get-away for us at a bed and breakfast haunted by a pirate captain!


V.L. LOCEY (Multicultural Romance)
The man looked good enough to eat.


SHERRY GLOAG (Romantic Suspense)
The stare she directed at him should have douched the heat burning up inside him. It failed.


DAVEE JONES (Contemporary Adult Romance) The Fantasy Leagues Book #2 - A Game of Inches
Ghostly humidity filled the air molecules with something profane.


TRICIA ANDERSEN (Steampunk Romance)
Her act of bravado did nothing but arouse him.  “We will stop her.  Together.”


JAMIE SALISBURY (Contemporary Romance)
Pulling up in front of the house I couldn't help but notice the fact that no lights were on. Seeing Tom's truck meant one of two things. He was either passed out drunk in the house or his workshop.


FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Romance)
Shale’s right hand froze on the pestle, while the fingers of her left hand tightened to a death grip on the cold rim of the green onyx mortar.

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.

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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"

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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.