Situations | Part 1 – Kodi | by Yo’Lana Crocket

Originally intended to be a full novel & collaboration between myself and my good friend Yo’Lana Crocket, the following features an intro & one full chapter she completed before we cancelled the project. The character of Kodi was created by Yo’Lana, while the character of Tyler (who you’ll meet in Part 2 of this) was… Read More

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. At… Read More

A Life To Remember : Prologue by Cortney Joseph

The following is the opening to a novel I intended to complete this year. I don’t believe I will continue, so I thought I’d share the prologue here. I hope that you enjoy.   ______________________   July 2016 –   Blowing up dust as she drove down the desolate dirt roads, Sullivan Parker tapped her… Read More

A Taste Of Honey : Prologue by Cortney Joseph

The following is the opening to a novel I intended to complete this year. I don’t believe I will continue, so I thought I’d share the prologue here. I hope that you enjoy.   ______________________   2017, Los Angeles, California : Lights dimmed and silence fell over the Dunn-McNeil Auditorium. Thousands of seats filled with… Read More

The “Title” Struggle.

So, as things have calmed down a bit and I’ve decided to get focused with my writing and work, I’ve decided that my next big project will be my first short story collection. The problem? I suck at choosing titles for anything I do. If you’ve never noticed, most of my short story titles are… Read More

A Consistent Tale Of Inconsistency

Hey. Hello. Hi there.   Yes, I’m back, after another unexplained hiatus … with lots of ‘excuses’. While there have been so many hard and sad things happening in my life as of late (more so in the past month); I think I should only state that my mood towards writing has been a mixture… Read More

Anais by Cortney Joseph

Glasses clanked continuously as rugged and husky voices clashed with one another, offering an angry noise Anais had only wished she could silence. Kidnapped, trapped in an abandoned and run down cabin in the middle of wooded lands that hadn’t been inhabited by human beings for decades; cold, afraid, and running out of time. Tables… Read More

6 Poetry Collections by Cortney Joseph, available now.

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 Be sure to leave a… Read More

“Lonely Blues” by Cortney Joseph

I’ve grown so comfortable in my loneliness, I’ve come to expect feelings of sadness & nothing less. I’ve come to expect not a care from the world. Come to accept the life of an unloved girl. I’ve perfected smiles that are hardly true. I’ve settled in my life of lows and blues.   _________ Follow http://instagram.com/writtenbycort… Read More