“Somewhere (The Intro)” by Cortney Joseph

I needed somewhere to capture these thoughts, to hold these feelings, to house these memories, these dreams and nightmares that won’t free me. I needed somewhere to be me without judgement, to speak my mind, clear my heart of all the emotions silently tearing me apart. Here’s where I bare it all as the theContinue reading ““Somewhere (The Intro)” by Cortney Joseph”

Tears of An Angel (The Morning After Intro 1) by Cortney Joseph

“If Cupid is a real entity, he was on some bullshit when he fired the arrows that matched me and Satan’s spawn. I’m sure he sat back smiling, laughing in preparation for the tears he knew would come at dawn.” – Angel E. Sinclaire It seemed that, as soon as one set of tears dried,Continue reading “Tears of An Angel (The Morning After Intro 1) by Cortney Joseph”

Someone’s Watching (Novel Intro) by Cortney Joseph

The following is the intro to “Someone’s Watching“, book 1 in my upcoming Gaitland University Series. As I work towards publishing, all four books will be shared in their unedited stages via Wattpad. Feel free to follow along if you enjoy the intros and select chapters that I will be sharing here on MyPenWritesNice.  Continue reading “Someone’s Watching (Novel Intro) by Cortney Joseph”

Someone’s Watching [Intro] by Cortney Joseph | #ThrowAwayWeek2019

Teary eyed, vision blurred; I looked back and forth between Peace and Omar as they stared at me in complete shock. What am I doing?   Before that one night that changed my life, I was living a life many wished they could. A young adult, free to make my own choices without facing judgmentContinue reading “Someone’s Watching [Intro] by Cortney Joseph | #ThrowAwayWeek2019”

Finding Faith (A Novella) – Intro

Intro : No ‘Good’ In Goodbye   _______   The cloud on which she rested comfortably dissipated without warning. Like the world crumbling at her feet, Faith Porter felt herself falling face first. Time stopped, freezing on a moment she’d never forget no matter how hard she tried. Her chest rose and fell, words onlyContinue reading “Finding Faith (A Novella) – Intro”

Project-Lenny (Intro) by Cortney Joseph #ShortStoryAugust

Leonard Thomas; the man of the hour, the man responsible for what was turning out to be one of the hottest entertainment parties of the year walked around his spacious home in complete host mode. He stopped to shake hands, hug, and speak with each of the guests that made his night of celebration possible,Continue reading “Project-Lenny (Intro) by Cortney Joseph #ShortStoryAugust”

Finding My Way [Intro/Snippet] by Cortney Joseph

1995 ushered itself in with Winter’s frost and chill, jump-starting the worst year of Kaiya Clarke’s life. Filled to the max with unyielding stress and heartbreak, she often found herself wondering when time and the world around her would begin again. Morning skies were as dark as night, gray clouds loomed overhead the few seconds sheContinue reading “Finding My Way [Intro/Snippet] by Cortney Joseph”

My Sister’s Keeper by Cortney Joseph

I’ll stay and watch you grow, yes I will! I’ll raise you by myself, a one woman show. You make life worth singing a song; with you right here with me, I’ll have the strength to go on. Thanks for my child; you brought me so much joy, this bundle of love. Thanks for myContinue reading “My Sister’s Keeper by Cortney Joseph”

New Horizons | #ThrowAwayWeek

In less than a year, he’d sprung tall like a bean stalk, just over six feet tall and towering over his siblings and parents. Despite his best efforts to gain weight, and muscles, he remained slim in size. Sighing, he leaned close to the mirror just to see how bad his latest bout of acne was.