Monday, September 30, 2013


Welcome! This week we have a threesome -- a trilogy of words to use. HARD, ROUGH, DIRTY. The writers are supposed to use them together. Let's see what everyone did with this challenge. Click on the writer's name to go to their blog.
JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance) 
Echoes of the Heart
“Tell me. Why do you have my mother’s picture in your wallet?”
“We went to high school together.”
LINDSAY DOWNS (Regency Romance)
Jean could feel a lump form in her throat and tried to swallow around it, “Yes, twice but I’m not sure if I kissed him or he kissed me.”
V. L. LOCEY(Paranormal Romance)
Is there anything hotter than gripping a mans thick upper arms as he samples your flesh?
KAREN CINO(Contemporary Romance)
“It's so hard accepting that my husband ran off with a twenty-five year old. I did everything right, always being there for him, and all for absolutely nothing,” Erika said holding back her tears.
JILLIAN CHANTAL (Contemporary Romance)
"Because I'm handsome and devilish. What woman could resist that?"
TRICIA ANDERSEN (Romantic Suspense)
Abbey could read the message they said.  Her husband may have been talking about the board in his grip, but his thoughts were far from it.
DAVEE JONES (New Adult Erotic Romance)
Sexy Bea Spelling
"It was Bea." 
They were close to the Norg Home world and Stan had not fully regained consciousness. Stans eyes remained open, but there was no other indication that he would recover.
Life happens – and oftentimes devastates our well planned writing sessions.
IRIS BLOBEL (Sports Romance)
Erik stepped closer. “She can make her own decisions,” he said through a clenched jaw. “But if you only hurt Tyra one tiny little bit, you’re off the team. Am I making myself clear? One.Little.Bit!”
SARAH CASS (Contemporary Romance)
“Michaela?” A warm hand grasped her shoulder and shook gently.
MORGAN K. WYATT (Contemporary Romance)
The Inheritance
His uncle helped him to assemble the memorial, finding old faded pictures of his parents when they were dating. Photos he’d never seen until then.
TAI VICARI (Fantasy/Sci Fi)
Now facing him she noticed that he was injured and staggering along. There seem to be blood on his sleeve.

Monday, September 23, 2013


Welcome! This week our writers are writing to this picture prompt. Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to come back and read the works of all the talented writers. Than you for stopping by!
LINDSAY DOWNS (Regency Romance)
“Is it always this beautiful in the country,” Jack whispered in her ear, his breath teasing a few strands of hair.
V. L. LOCEY (M/M Mythological Romance)
As greatly as it saddens me, I do not allow my sister’s displeasure with my carnal tastes to dissuade me or make me leave Orion. 
The path beckons. It calls out to us, singing the siren song of a writer's life. 
SARAH CASS(Contemporary Romance)

Craig hadn’t ever been on this side of the gates, much less all the way up the hill standing in front of the, “Witch House.”
Felicity whipped around fast, her black hair splaying out like rays of night interrupting the day.
MORGAN K. WYATT Contemporary Romance) 
Wincing, he remembered the shock on his uncle’s face. He could have hit him with a two by four and not done as much damage. 
TRICIA ANDERSEN (Contemporary/Suspense) 
She could feel his breath on her cheek, his lips pressed against her skin.  Even though he was thousands of miles away locked in a Belfast prison, she could still feel him there. 
DAVEE JONES (YA, Paranormal Romance) 

Finding Love in a Black Lagoon  
"This lagoon, teeming with overgrown brush, trees, and critters is as close to home as I’ll ever feel." 
STEFAN ELLERY (Paranormal) 
I lay in torment under a boardwalk surrounded by the beauty of mother nature. I hear the sound of water splashing down rocks into a pond, shaded by trees.
KATHLEEN BALL (Western Romance)
Thomas was a pain in the neck. She hated his shit eatin’ grin and the way his blue eyes always seem to look deep into her soul.

Monday, September 16, 2013


Welcome! I hope you'll forgive our little hiatus last week. We are back now and the stories are as wonderful as ever. Click on the writer's name to go to their blog to read their story. Then come back and find more great stories here. Thank you for stopping by.
JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)
"The Big Lie"
Dale wandered about the house for three days, wearing the same clothes and not answering the phone. 
SARAH CASS (Contemporary Romance)
“The nerve of that asshole.” Ivy paced the small office.
JILLIAN CHANTAL (20th Century Historical)
It was pitch dark outside but she could see some lights in the distance.
“Awesome.” “Elegant.” “Breathtaking.” “Is that really gold in there?” “Magical.” She’d heard it all before, at the exhibition, and still it took her breath away to hear others offer unbiased praise for her work.
IRIS BLOBEL (Sports Romance)
Then she felt his hand under her chin and with a soft touch of his finger he lifted her head. Meeting his gaze, her whole body was on alert.
LINDSAY DOWNS (Regency Romance)
With a nod Jean collected several charcoal pencils and sheets of paper and led the way back to the mystery man’s room.
TRICIA ANDERSEN (Medieval Fantasy Romance)
He couldn't believe what a fool he had been.  Miranda had betrayed him from the start with her pleas to become his wife.  Had I only known then what a harlot she is.
V. L. LOCEY (M/M Mythological Romance)
“Artemis, I am sorry for not being totally forthcoming with you. I wished to sit you down, feed you, and then explain who it was that had captured my heart.”
Stan lay on a bed, his legs stuck past the end of the bed and his long arms hung over the side touching the floor. Stan’s chest moved up and down with each inhale and exhale of air.
MORGAN K. WYATT (20th Century Historical Romance) 
"The Inheritance"
Hell” The word popped out as his body landed heavily.  “That’s what I get for rushing around. Roy warned me an impulsive action often led to regret.
"Any Cowboy Won't Do"
She looked at the glass menagerie she’d  started in her youth and gently fingered the tiny figure of the unicorn.
DAVEE JONES (Erotic Romance)
"Andrew followed Bea’s address orders and arrived at five minutes till eight.
TRISHA FAYE (Contemporary Romance)
Lucy burst out laughing. “I found out that computer sex might not be as ‘safe’ as you thought it was.”
KAREN CINO (Contemporary Romance)
Walking down the hall, she made it a point to stop by each of the kid’s rooms.  It seemed like only yesterday that she pointed their rooms and put together cribs. 
KATHLEEN BALL (Western Romance)
He couldn’t explain why he always ended up on the losing side of any conversation he had with Alice. She was good, damn good at avoiding anything he wanted to talk about.

Monday, September 2, 2013


Welcome! Click on the writer's name to go to their blog. Don't forget to return and read more fabulous stories. Thank you for coming!
JEAN JOACHIM (Contemporary Romance)
"The Big Lie"
She wandered about the big house, feeling lost.
JILLIAN CHANTAL (20th Century Historical)
“Ahh. I get it. It was like constructing a building. Each meeting added a little more to the project?”
LINDSAY DOWNS (Regency Romance)
After clearing the immediate grounds of the manor, Jean headed for a trail which led to her destination. At the request from her mother, the Countess of Harford, she was going to check on several farmers' wives who were close to giving birth.
TRICIA ANDERSEN (Medieval Fantasy/Romance)
"So fare thee well, Sir Thatcher.  Return to the putrid little hovel you came from.  I will remain here in royalty with my one true love." 
V. L. LOCEY (M/M Mythological Romance) 
Days are spent with Orion, Kedalion, and Eurus at the lake, laughing and talking, wading and telling tales. 
SARAH CASS  (Contemporary Romance)
It was the last, and only, thing he remembered about his parents. He could still hear his mom teasing his dad about the “no go” car. 
CATHERINE GREENFEDER (Contemporary Western Romance)
"Any Cowboy Won't Do"
“Okay, I guess you gotta do it.” She paused a moment as an idea sprang to mind.  The buildings and loan association could do without her for a short time. 
MORGAN K. WYATT (Contemporary Romance)
"The Inheritance"
Her eyes flared with awareness when he turned. No mistaking it, and yet her interest cooled suddenly, which made no sense. 
The fat, fluffy pillow is the perfect accent for my writing room. 'Careful, Or You'll End Up in My Novel!' 
KAREN CINO (Contemporary Romance)
Boxes sat in the middle of the vacant room on the newly refinished hardwood floors.  The decision to pick up and move had been evident for the past few months. 
Paul, gritted his teeth, he couldn't afford to succumb to any weakness. Stan had always been there for him and he needed to save Stan. 
SHERRY GLOAG (Contemporary Romance)
“Does this mean you have agreed to my terms?” 
IRIS BLOBEL (Sports Romance) 
“My uncle has not said a word about you. You’re giving yourself too much credit.”
“Why the hostility? I saw it before, you can be nice.” 
KATHLEEN BALL (Contemporary Romance)
First he told her he loved her and then he went to bed without her. That man was a puzzle she didn’t have the patience to solve. 

DAVEE JONES (Erotic Romance)
"Sexy Bea Spelling"
"Bea stretched out under the covers. The ceiling fan whirled rapidly with white noise comforting and monotonous."