Let’s Celebrate!

Anniversaries come but once a year, and for MyPenWritesNice, a very special one has arrived. In the words of the legendary Tony Toni Tone, “do you know what today iiiiisssss?”   That’s right! Today marks the official third anniversary of MyPenWritesNice.com! The site began when Cortney decided it was time to set some of herContinue reading “Let’s Celebrate!”

Testing Out “Plot Factory”, A mini-peek, & Update

So, in my new approach to picking back up on my writing and sticking with it for the long haul, I’ve taken on task that I usually don’t. One of those tasks is to actually plan out my story before I start and as I go along. Out of the nearly 100 stories/novels I’ve written,Continue reading “Testing Out “Plot Factory”, A mini-peek, & Update”

“3 a.m. & Heartbreak” by Cortney Joseph

The thought of you leaves a taste in my mouth so bitter when I dare to speak your name. Yet, sweet memories of time passed leave my confused heart aching to see you come running at my call. I wish I could hate you with all the strength I’ve been gaining to be free ofContinue reading ““3 a.m. & Heartbreak” by Cortney Joseph”

Work In Progress, #1 (An Update)

So, I’ve finally reminded myself that I’ve been doing a little too much playing around. And by ‘playing around’, I mean not putting my talent to use. Doubting myself entirely too much. And just being plain old LAZY. I’ve been telling myself that I have to stop using these sad and depressed moods of mineContinue reading “Work In Progress, #1 (An Update)”

For The Struggling Creative.

We all want success. And we all want to feel fulfilled, to feel that we’ve done our absolute best with our gift and craft. For some it comes so easy, and for others it is the hardest thing we do daily. When it’s hard, it can tear down our self-esteem. We can find ourselves inContinue reading “For The Struggling Creative.”

6 Poetry Collections by Cortney Joseph, available now.

All six of my poetry collections, with prices ranging from $5-$8 are available for sale now on Amazon. Check the following links to grab your copies. Undefined : Thoughts Of A Young Poet Ways To Grow Searching : The Prelude All In My Mind Before The Sunshine After The Rain Be sure to leave aContinue reading “6 Poetry Collections by Cortney Joseph, available now.”

Available Now!

In 2012, I began my journey as a self-publishing author. Ever the perfectionist, I decided to hold back on my novels and begin with my poetry collections. As of 2017,  I have four published total, and they are now ALL available for purchase at Amazon.com!   Undefined : Thoughts of a Young Poet (2012)  WaysContinue reading “Available Now!”