Monday, January 22, 2018



Welcome to Tuesday Tales. Our authors write stories or scenes to a word prompt every week. This week's word prompt is "greasy". Click on the author's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to return and read all the fine stories. Thank you for stopping by. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Women's Fiction)
Tension tightened her stomach, leaving her room for only half a sandwich. The food didn’t rest easy.

V. L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
Nothing fancy in the way of furnishings but damn the man sitting on a big pillow on the floor sure was beautiful. 

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“You record our whole lives there in that little bound volume of yours.”

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal/Greek God Romance)
“For your information, it’s been in my pants for everyone but you since I met you.” 

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Thriller)
“I’m already bored.”

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Paranormal Fantasy)
“You are full of surprises tonight.”

Monday, January 15, 2018

Tuesday Tales Picture Prompt January 2018





Welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, the closed blog hop where a group of writers share their work in progress with you, the readers. Each week's entry is based on a word or picture prompt. This week, we write to a chosen picture prompt.  Follow the links to read the individual posts. Make sure you visit everyone. There's something here for everyone! Enjoy!

Here are the pictures the writers could choose from. 







FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS  (Dark Fantasy Romance)“Who’s the smarmy dude with the foot-long?”


TRICIA ANDERSEN  (Paranormal/Greek God Romance)A smile spread across Pan’s lips. “Ares, it’s good to see you, old man.”

JEAN JOACHIM (Women’s Fiction)There was no more avoiding it, Stan was coming home today.

TRISHA FAYE  (Historical Fiction)“Now you know we don’t have any dog house and you’d never spend the night there.”


V.L. LOCEY  (MM Hockey Romance)I glanced to my right and got a smile that could shame the moon from a man almost too beautiful for words.


SUSANNE MATTHEWS  (Women’s Fiction)As long as Michael wanted me there, nothing else mattered.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Thriller)

“Why should we tell you anything, Cop?” the biggest, meanest looking one asked.


DAVEE JONES (Romance)Grief is the kind of heartache you feel past your bones to your blood cells, permeating your actual basic body compositions.



















Monday, January 8, 2018

Tuesday January 9, 2018 Where Ideas Become Stories



Welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales, the closed blog hop where a group of writers share their work in progress with you, the readers. Each week's entry is based on a word or picture prompt. This week, our word is TWIG. Enjoy! Follow the links to read the individual posts. Make sure you visit everyone. There's something here for everyone!


FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS  (Dark Fantasy Romance)
Tattered clothes hung off his shrunken body, and his eyes were empty sockets of coal dust.

TRICIA ANDERSEN  (Paranormal/Greek God Romance)
"So just be patient with me. I love you. Nothing will change that ever."

JEAN JOACHIM (Women’s Fiction)
"Baby, baby, baby. Don’t cry. It’ll be okay."

TRISHA FAYE  (Historical Fiction)
Until morning came and Stugie woke up sick, changing all the plans yet again.

V.L. LOCEY  (MM Hockey Romance)
Bucky’s tail thumped on the covers as soon as my eyes opened. That made me smile. How could it not?

SUSANNE MATTHEWS  (Women’s Fiction)
“With a name like Solitaire, I would’ve expected you to be an only child.”

Monday, January 1, 2018

TUESDAY TALES - WORD PROMPT "BLUE"



Welcome to Tueday Tales! This week our word prompt is "blue". Don't forget to return and read all the stories. Just click on the author's name. Thanks for stopping by. 

JEAN JOACHIM (Women's Fiction)
“Stan’s coming home tomorrow.”

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Women's Fiction)
Mavis has a hide on her thicker than an elephant’s and the conscience of a gnat.

V. L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
We sat down and looked out the candy shaped windows, working to catch our breath.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“I just wish he’d make up his mind,” Flora grumbled.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Light Paranormal)
She always felt better with dough in her hands.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Tuesday Tales - Pitch









Welcome! The word prompt this week is "pitch". Click on the author's name to go to their story written around that word. Thank you for coming.



V.L. Locey (MM Hockey Romance)
“And now you think you want the dating thing.”

Susanne Matthews (Women's Fiction)
Hadn’t mother claimed boys could read impure thoughts in a girl  the same way dogs could sense fear? 

Jean Joachim (Women's Fiction)
She arrived at intensive care by nine thirty. Marcy and Ellen were already there, talking to the doctor.

Tricia Andersen (Paranormal/Greek God)
“I love you, Juliet. I would end the world for you.”

Jillian Chantal (Contemporary Romance)
The red nose was covered in shiny pleather fabric.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Tuesday Tales: December 19, 2017. Today's Prompt: TINY


Hello again. Welcome to this week's edition of Tuesday Tales. To all who are celebrating a major holiday this week, best wishes for a wonderful time with friends and family.

Tuesday Tales is a weekly blog hop that focuses on the works in progress of a select group of writers. Many of the stories birthed here go on to become novels. Our mentor and founder, Jean Joachim, keeps us on our toes, challenging us each week with a new prompt. This week, we have a word prompt: TINY


Take the time to visit each post and see how we all use the word. Feedback is always appreciated. 



V.L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
I spun around and there stood Max in the doorway, rumpled and freshly out of bed, his arms folded over his chest.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal/Greek god romance) 
He’s one bright, shiny sunbeam away from a painful, horrible death.

JEAN JOACHIM (Women's Fiction)
A chill swept through her.

TRISHA FAYE (Historical Fiction)
Will anyone even care once I’m gone? Are all my words for naught?

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary Romance)
"Thanks for nothing, ’Vette.”

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Light Paranormal)
“I will, but I can’t cross them during penmanship.”


SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Women’s Fiction)
"I would never forget hair the color of flames like yours."

Monday, December 11, 2017

IT'S PICTURE PROMPT WEEK!


Welcome! These are the pictures our writers have chosen to write to. Each one is different. Click on the author's name to go to her blog. Don't forget to return and read all the stories. Thank you for stopping by.








JEAN C. JOACHIM (Women's Fiction)
  Before she went on this crazy internship three thousand miles away, when five o'clock rolled around, he’d turned his thoughts to Clare –wondered what she had made for dinner, and if she’d be up for sex after. 

V. L. LOCEY (MM Hockey Romance)
“Going to be hard to find a place to eat with a dog,” he pointed out.


TRISHA  FAYE (Historical Fiction)
“Women…” Al retorted but softened his response with a chuckle.

TRICIA ANDERSEN (Paranormal/Greek God Romance)

She vowed with a moan that she would love him until the day she died.

SUSANNE MATTHEWS (Women's Fiction)

 But I’d seen the interest in his blue eyes, and my stomach flip-flopped.

FLOSSIE BENTON ROGERS (Light Paranormal)
The train sped up the coastline, slowing down for whistle stops.

JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary Romance)
As they didn't have much room in their apartment for a tree, they'd decorated the window that faced the parking lot of the complex.