At ‘First’ Sight (Pt. 1) by Cortney Joseph #ShortStoryAugust

“Lord, what a difference a day makes. Twenty-four little hours brings the sun and the flowers where there used to be rain.” – Tammi Terrell   Much to her aunt’s chagrin, Sadie spent the majority of the morning locked in her room. She would not accept apologies, would not open for her weekly doctor’s visit,… Read More

Project-Lenny (Intro) by Cortney Joseph #ShortStoryAugust

Leonard Thomas; the man of the hour, the man responsible for what was turning out to be one of the hottest entertainment parties of the year walked around his spacious home in complete host mode. He stopped to shake hands, hug, and speak with each of the guests that made his night of celebration possible,… Read More

Rules Of Engagement | #ThrowAwayWeek

A chilly September afternoon brought about an added amount of stress that Leal Hardesty didn’t need in her life. She’d been running back and forth, on little to no sleep, for well over two weeks and all she wanted was a small break from the mishaps that only seemed to occur to her. Read More

January 2018 [Monthly Playlist]

I’ve decided to share monthly playlists of my favorite songs, most of which have inspired short stories (and in some instances, full novels) that I’ve shared and will share here on MyPenWritesNice. Read More

Dreamin’ (by Cortney Joseph)

I stood in the mirror, smiling at myself as I danced in his shirt. Far too large for my frame, but it fits perfectly to me. Wrapping my arms around myself, I sighed; knowing that this is as close as I’ll get to my love for a long time. I let my hair down, running… Read More