Plans Cancelled.

Well, I thought that by now I'd be writing again, and overjoyed and filled with excitement for all of the wonderful things I had planned to share during my Short Story August challenge.   That's out the window. I don't know, I just haven't been able to get my ideas and thoughts out. If I'm…

Newly Restored Faith & The Struggle.

There has been a definite change in me and the way that I feel, think, speak, and act lately. (This does not mean that I don't still have 'weak' moments, as I had one bright and early this morning.) While I have always believed in God and known that He is with me at ALL…

On The Hustle by Cortney Joseph #ShortStoryAugust

Sitting at the back of an ice cream shop, Jonathan carefully looked over every inch of the want ads he’d pulled from three separate newspapers. Once again he’d found himself out of a job due to change in management and lack of skills they deemed acceptable for positions he’d held and handled greatly, and he…

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…

For The Struggling Creative.

We all want success. And we all want to feel fulfilled, to feel that we've done our absolute best with our gift and craft. For some it comes so easy, and for others it is the hardest thing we do daily. When it's hard, it can tear down our self-esteem. We can find ourselves in…