To Grandmother’s House She Goes by Cortney Joseph

Just a little something I started and never finished. 😀 ______ Olympia sat quietly, staring out the window of her parent’s station wagon as she and her younger brother were being driven to their grandparents. As they did every summer; she would be spending time with their grandmother, their mother’s mother. And her brother, Owen,Continue reading “To Grandmother’s House She Goes by Cortney Joseph”

Hello, Again… by Cortney Joseph

Treasure sat in the very last booth at the back of her favorite diner, sipping on an ice-cold Dr. Pepper as she waited for her fiancé. As usual, she sat watching others as they came in and out of the busy establishment, ordering their breakfast to go. Little kids at surrounding booths and tables wereContinue reading “Hello, Again… by Cortney Joseph”

A Fresh Start by Cortney Joseph

A long and awkward silence filled the air as Leisel stared into the eyes of her niece. As if the moment weren’t already a difficult one, standing face to face with the girl was like staring at a ghost. Her sister’s, to be exact all the way down to a single mole on her leftContinue reading “A Fresh Start by Cortney Joseph”

Overlooked by Cortney Joseph

Closing her bedroom door, Etienne held her towel around her body as she quickly began looking through her closet for something to wear. It was the first day of school, too early in the morning, and all she wished she could do was lie in bed and sulk. The past summer hadn’t been the greatest,Continue reading “Overlooked by Cortney Joseph”

“Dream A Little Dream” by Cortney Joseph

I pranced around a field of flowers, touching a rainbow of petals gently with my fingertips as I searched for a way home. They soon become sparse bushes that lead to a trail of colossal willow trees. This place is unfamiliar, and I’m not sure how I’ve gotten here. Lost, yet a sense of peaceContinue reading ““Dream A Little Dream” by Cortney Joseph”

Not So Jolly Christmas (Intro # 2) by Cortney Joseph

The following is the first character intro for the rewrite of my holiday story, Let It Snow. You can read in full on Wattpad by clicking on the title link. Happy holidays, and happy reading! ______________________ [Emilio] Wondering how he’d gotten himself tied up in the task of making strangers happy, Emilio Nunez looked forwardContinue reading “Not So Jolly Christmas (Intro # 2) by Cortney Joseph”

Home For Christmas (Intro #1) by Cortney Joseph

The following is the first character intro for the rewrite of my holiday story, Let It Snow. You can read in full on Wattpad by clicking on the title link. Happy holidays, and happy reading! ______________________ Savannah : A chill hung in the air, snow falling in pretty flurries as Savannah Moore sat with herContinue reading “Home For Christmas (Intro #1) by Cortney Joseph”

Robin’s Revenge [Intro] by Cortney Joseph

** For whatever reason, I’ve had the idea of a sequel for a novel I 1, never finished , and 2, LOST, stuck in my head for a few days. So, the following is just me playing around with a possible intro for how that sequel might have started. I doubt I’ll actually write it,Continue reading “Robin’s Revenge [Intro] by Cortney Joseph”

Looks Aren’t Everything by Cortney Joseph

Smiling as her husband wrapped his arm around her waist, carefully pulling her closer as he introduced her to his coworkers for the first time, Miki reveled in the welcomed closeness she’d desired so much lately. “Timothy, Allen; I’d love for you both to meet my beautiful wife, Miki. Darling, these are the gentleman I’mContinue reading “Looks Aren’t Everything by Cortney Joseph”

“Pretty Brown” by Cortney Joseph #YoungCortWrote

As a little girl, I would sit and wonder why I couldn’t be … better Lighter skin, straighter hair. Pretty in the eyes of an ugly society In my eyes … The kinks of my hair and the tone of my skin were hindering And praise of the “Pretty Red” only showed that my brownContinue reading ““Pretty Brown” by Cortney Joseph #YoungCortWrote”