#BringItBYKE2021

Hey! So before we get to the short stories and posts for February (look at me attempting consistency!), I want to have a quick chat. As I've stated, and as those who have followed me know, I've had some difficulty with self-doubt and trusting myself as an artist. More often than not, I've begun HUNDREDS…

Reminiscing On Days Gone By (by Cortney Joseph)

The following is a continuation of A Family, Broken. Enjoy! ______ December 1988 :  Sitting on the back deck her husband had built with his own hands, in his favorite chair, Norma Dunn sighed deeply as memories of their life together replayed in her mind. A gentle breeze flowed around her, blowing strands of her…

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 with…

6 Poetry Collections by Cortney Joseph, available now.

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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

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New Release : Empty Room by Cortney Joseph

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I can truly say that in recent months, my art has suffered greatly. However, in that suffering I managed to put together something special.

Unfortunately, it is not my long awaited debut novel, however it is just as important to me.

In my search for words to write and share came ten poems and a letter written to the being that had been my greatest motivation in life.

I formed a collection, and that collection has bought a bit of peace and comfort to me in very time moments.

At this time, it is all I have to offer those who support me as an independent author.

Empty Room, a deeply personal collection of poetry is now available for sale on Amazon. Currently, the paperback edition is ready for purchase at $8 with the Kindle EBook edition to follow for $4.

The title Empty Room stems from the fact…

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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…