Songs To Write To #3

Lately I’ve been in a bit of a loving mood, and typically that doesn’t sit well with me but the stories that come from the mood are always great. So for this playlist, I decided to go with a few songs that have put me in the perfect mood for romance novels, flashfiction and shorts.Continue reading “Songs To Write To #3”

Songs To Write To #2

I’ve been in a bit of a mood lately, sometimes sad… sometimes feeling nothing at all. And in those moments, these are the songs I tend to listen to. Sometimes it’s to help bring forth a good and much needed cry. Other times it’s to gather feelings for a story, emotions I can’t gather andContinue reading “Songs To Write To #2”

After The Show (an FG Snippet) by Cortney Joseph

She’s back! & With a short story/snippet to boot. I just wanted to make a quick note before I share the following short. Yesterday marked the FOUR year anniversary of MyPenWritesNice and I can’t thank those of you who have been here since then, are still here, and have just joined for coming along withContinue reading “After The Show (an FG Snippet) by Cortney Joseph”

Little Girl, Big Dream by Cortney Joseph

The following is a stand-alone short story, a prelude to the official rewrite of my upcoming novel Fly Girl. Feel free to follow along with the full novel on Wattpad.   __________________________   Timothy Mercier could only smile as he peered through the crack his youngest left in her bedroom door, opening it as quietlyContinue reading “Little Girl, Big Dream by Cortney Joseph”

#HisTablesSpinNice, Artist Spotlight : Jalen Hemphill

They say that you should always show love to and/or support those who do the same for you. Well, there’s been quite a few people in my corner; but none who have pushed me as much and as tough (lovingly) as my little brother from another mother, Jalen. Over the years he’s been consistent inContinue reading “#HisTablesSpinNice, Artist Spotlight : Jalen Hemphill”

Take A Little Trip (Alternate Intro) by Cortney Joseph #ShortStoryAugust

He could hear heavy footsteps and excessive rummaging happening in close proximity. A door slamming, light objects being tossed around as profane words flew about without care of an audience. The peace Jude sought after giving all of himself to thousands had been disturbed, his chance for a bit of rest before his next showContinue reading “Take A Little Trip (Alternate Intro) by Cortney Joseph #ShortStoryAugust”

Little Girl, Big Dreams by Cortney Joseph

Running down the hallways of the Philadelphia High School for Girls, Victoria Howell was literally fighting with time. Not only did she have less than two minutes to make it to the guidance office to do something for herself, she had less than forty to make it home safely with her younger sister. “Out ofContinue reading “Little Girl, Big Dreams by Cortney Joseph”

Fly Girl by Cortney Joseph [Novel Snippet]

The following is a snippet/intro for my upcoming novel, Fly Girl. Please feel free to share your thoughts/opinions, as I am in the editing stages and looking for any and all feedback as I work to piece together the final version.   _______________   Prelude: Interview With Broken Idols   2010:   “Major success. AtContinue reading “Fly Girl by Cortney Joseph [Novel Snippet]”