Back On Wattpad

So as I get back into writing, I'm going to be tackling numerous things at once. In case my mind gets stuck on one thing, I'll have others to turn to. I've found that works best for me when I'm not dealing with a bad case of writer's block. Anyway, one of the projects I've…

“Untitled” (9-9-21)

I'm at a crossroads, afraid, unsure of myself and the path I've taken, sanity unraveling with every wrong step, Lost and alone, wandering aimlessly in search of peace looking for the happiness promised at birth.

More Work, Less Drama by Cortney Joseph

Olivia burst through the doors of the children’s clothing boutique she co-owned with her best friend Reagan. Screaming at the top of her lungs, she bounced around and waited for Reagan to answer. Reagan, who’d been in the back unpacking new items came rushing, afraid that someone was harming Olivia, and attempting to rob their…

New Beginnings by Cortney Joseph

"I love you." The cool air of the ceiling fan blew over them as June lay with her head and hand atop Montgomery's chest. He smoked a cigarette, careful to blow the smoke away from her face as she reveled in the natural high his love gave. Their afternoon had been filled with intense passion,…

“Dear Sandy…” by Cortney Joseph

It's when I'm all alone, on quiet nights with nothing more than the thoughts and memories of moments past of all the times I wished would last long past forever all faded and distant like the stars I count one by one with hopes of spotting your soul and smile dancing between them, glimmers of…

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…

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 quietly…