Facing Life’s Challenges Head-On- #Inspirational #FamilyFirst


Photo by Magda Ehlers on Pexels.com No one said it would be easy... Why is it some people seem to breeze through life as though they're blessed by every good luck charm known to man? Gorgeous, popular, healthy, rich, if you want it, they've got it. Obviously, there's more to these divine beings than what …

The SEAL’s Temptation by @jacqbiggar- #CoverReveal #RomSuspense


The SEAL's Temptation Wounded Hearts- Book 7 Jacquie Biggar- USA Today Bestselling Author I'm thrilled to share this amazing cover for my upcoming release- The SEAL's Temptation! This is the continuation of Frank, Maggie, and Adam's story, but can easily be read as a standalone. DEA agent Maggie Holt has been through hell and back. …

Together We Stand- #FictionInAFlash #WritersCommunity #amwriting


It's Week #23 for the Fiction in a Flash Challenge! Suzanne Burke came up with another inspiring photo to get our creative juices flowing. Check out the entries, and join in here; Welcome to the World of Suzanne Burke. Together We Stand Emme was so tired she couldn't take another step. She plopped on the …

An Ode to A Friend- #FictioninaFlash #WritingCommunity


Photo by Marc Schaefer on Unsplash It's Week #22 of Suzanne Burke's Fiction in a Flash Challenge Write up to 750 words on the photo prompt. Go where your muse leads you. Check out some of the fabulous entries and join in here An Ode to A Friend It's strange how empty my world is without you. I …

The Long Road Home- #Fiction in a Flash #Challenge @amwriting


Suzanne Burke stimulates the imagination with her weekly Fiction in a Flash #Challenges! You can read the participants entries and join in here The Long Road Home The creak of saddle leather and gentle sway of Maggie's horse lulled her toward a long overdo nap. Two weeks and still no sign of the men she …

Love’s Tempo- Fiction in a Flash #FlashFiction Challenge #WritersCommunity #amwriting


Love's Tempo- Fiction in a Flash Challenge #18 This week's photo prompt for Suzanne Burke's Flash Fiction Challenge is a mysterious piece of sheet music and a woman holding a rose. You can take part here: He was at it again. She rued the day she'd allowed him to buy the baby grand. Day and …

Fiction in a Flash Challenge 17- #WritingCommunity #amwriting @pursoot


Fiction in a Flash Challenge #17 The week's flash fiction challenge is titled Message in a Bottle. Join here on Suzanne Burke's inspiring blog: https://sooozburkeauthor.wordpress.com/2020/09/11/fiction-in-a-flash-challenge-week-17-new-image-prompt-join-in-the-funpursoot-iartg-asmsg-writingcommunity/ The sand is cool and grainy under my toes, a refreshing relief from the warmth of the sun on my shoulders. I've been walking this mostly deserted beach for hours, …

The Final Countdown- #FictioninAFlash #Challenge


This week's Fiction in A Flash Challenge I've been enjoying the many posts inspired by Soooz Burke's wonderful prompts to the Fiction in A Flash Challenge and decided to give it a try. You can read more and join in here. The Final Countdown Four. Three. Two... Any moment now and the final performance of …

#TeaserTuesday- Virtually Gone #WIP @amwriting


Teaser Tuesday I'm hard at work on my next novel, a police procedural suspense, coming out the beginning of June. This is an eight book collection of high tech novels, each one releasing two weeks apart, with characters from our books making guest appearances in other stories within the series. It's fun and interesting, but …

A Parent’s Nightmare- #FlashFictionChallenge #amwriting


This week's challenge courtesy of Charli Mills Carrot Ranch: January 16, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a protest story. It can be about a protest, or you can investigate the word and expand the idea. Who is protesting, where, and why? Go where the prompt leads! I decided to take …

Skiing Mishap #FlashFictionChallenge #amwriting


This was written for the Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge: January 9, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a carried wife. Why is she being carried? Who is carrying? Pick a genre if you’d like and craft a memorable character. Go where the prompt leads! You can join …

Series or Standalones- Does it Matter? #amwriting #Romance


Series or Standalones That was the question posed by a member of The Story Empire earlier last week. You can read his full thoughts here– well worth your time. I’ve read many great standalone books, (Cinderella anyone?) but have to admit I enjoy stories set in a series much more. There’s a deeper connection to a) the characters, …

A short Teaser from my upcoming #WomensFic #WIPWednesday


Photo by Lum3n.com on Pexels.com I've had heroes on my mind lately. From Dictionairy.com: noun, plural he·roes; for 5 also he·ros. a person noted for courageous acts or nobility of character: He became a local hero when he saved the drowning child. a person who, in the opinion of others, has special achievements, abilities, or personal qualities and is regarded as a role model or ideal: My older sister is my hero. Entrepreneurs are our modern heroes. the principal male character in a story, play, film, etc. Classical Mythology. a being of godlike prowess and beneficence who often came to be honored as a divinity.(in the Homeric period) a warrior-chieftain of special strength, courage, or ability.(in later antiquity) an immortal being; demigod. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com In my novels I try to create men/women who have many of the qualities above, along with vulnerabilities that create empathy …