#ShortStoryAugust Prompt

If you're like me, and sometimes have trouble thinking of a topic to write about or focus on for a short, use the following prompt to assist on the days nothing freely comes to mind.   Day 1 : Almost Doesn't Count Day 2 : Back To Life Day 3 : Butterflies Day 4 :…

#ShortStoryAugust 2020

So, I've really been slacking and I want to push myself back into the habit of writing regularly. What I've settled on to challenge myself once more is to make #ShortStoryAugust an annual occurrence here on MyPenWritesNice. I did fairly well last year, with two or three other writers joining me before I had to…

Scared As Hell.

At this point, the novel should be out and I should be letting it do whatever it will do, considering I'm self publishing. However; the thought that comes to mind each time I make up my mind to get back into re-writing and editing my debut is; what if it doesn't do shit? What if…

Does #YourPenWriteNice?

Hey!   Beginning today, I am opening MyPenWritesNice.com up to guest writers. A poet? Enjoy creating worlds and birthing characters in short stories? Want to share your work with an additional audience? You can have your work showcased here on MPWN. You can contact me here, or via my social medias (1, 2). Works can…

A Place In The Sun (Intro) by YoLana Crocket

Harlow Cove may as well have been a ghost town. The insufferable heat drove it's weary residents in from their fields and duties, in search of relief that would never come. Hot air breezed through open windows, sweat dripped and stuck like salty sap on the arms of housewives and mothers trying their best to…

Simple Girl, Simple 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.   __________________________   Torii Mercier slammed her locker shut, wondering how she'd even found herself in random conversation with someone she rarely sat in the…