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Joey Pinkney

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Joey Pinkney strives to push his creative boundaries by crafting compelling short stories. Early in his literary life, he was given a set of Childcraft books and the Encyclopedia Britannica by his parents, which laid the foundation for a deep love of the written word. Although much of the information in the encyclopedia was over his head, he simply enjoyed the idea of reading the words. Naturally, as he got older the information began to make more and more sense.

In 2009, his short story “Like Father, Like Son” was included in The Soul of a Man: A Triumph of My Soul Anthology. The anthology went on to win “Best Short Story/Best Anthology” at the African American Literary Awards that same year. His short story “Maxine” won him his very first
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Joey Pinkney I would have to say that the best thing about being a writer is making something from nothing and everything at the same time AND someone other than…moreI would have to say that the best thing about being a writer is making something from nothing and everything at the same time AND someone other than yourself "getting it".(less)
Joey Pinkney I used to be a heavy "panster" - meaning I created stories from the seat of my pants. Then I became more aware of the virtues of being a "plotter" -…moreI used to be a heavy "panster" - meaning I created stories from the seat of my pants. Then I became more aware of the virtues of being a "plotter" - creating via plotting things out. Now, I'm inspired to write to find that perfect blend between letting the creativity flow and letting the structure form. It's exciting to see what comes of this ever-growing writing process.(less)
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Book Reader Magazine Featured Interview With Joey Pinkney

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I talk about my transition from a book promoter to also writing and publishing my own stories. I talk about how reading drives my desire to write. I talk about my latest published story, "The Legend of Tanisha Biggers." Read more of this blog post »
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message 37: by Talia

Talia Colley Joey wrote: "Thank you!

Talia wrote: "I think you would be a great person to read the books together, exchange the quotes and comments. We already read the same books.""


Hi Joey, please disregard that link that was in my previous comment. That app posted to all my Goodreads friends unbeknownst to me! So not cool! So I'm trying to go through and delete the posts from all my friends' pages.


message 36: by Joey (last edited Jun 04, 2017 09:07AM)

Joey Pinkney Thank you!

Talia wrote: "I think you would be a great person to read the books together, exchange the quotes and comments. We already read the same books."


message 35: by C.J.

C.J. Heck C.J. Heck C.J. Heck

Hello Joey,

It's such a pleasure having you as a friend. Thank you and best wishes!

My warmest regards,
CJ


message 34: by George

George Wensley James Mason he usually played baddies.


message 33: by Alex

Alex Bobl Thanks for the invite.


message 32: by Joey

Joey Pinkney Jennifer wrote: "Thanks for the friend, Joey!"

You are very welcome. I look forward to the connection.


message 31: by J L

J L Kruse Thanks for the friend, Joey!


message 30: by Joey

Joey Pinkney Eden wrote: "Hello Joey, thanks for the friendship :)"

You're welcome, Eden.

MoonGlitter wrote: "Nice to meet you Joey! Greetings from Maine!!"

Nice to meet you, too, MoonGlitter.

Frederick wrote: "Watch the HOT cinematic book trailer to "Eye Candy.” The novel drops on 6/12/12 via Amazon.com & BN.com! http://youtu.be/7EX-MGvywTo"

That's a great trailer. I love the ones that are like short movies. Yours is one of the better ones.

Mark wrote: "Hi Joey. Thanks for becomming a friend. I hope you'll get a chance to read "Mad Dog House" when it comes out on October 23rd."

You're very welcome, Mark.


message 29: by Mark

Mark Rubinstein Hi Joey. Thanks for becomming a friend. I hope you'll get a chance to read "Mad Dog House" when it comes out on October 23rd.


MoonGlitter Nice to meet you Joey! Greetings from Maine!!


message 27: by Eden

Eden Connor Hello Joey, thanks for the friendship :)


Frederick Germaine Watch the HOT cinematic book trailer to "Eye Candy.” The novel drops on 6/12/12 via Amazon.com & BN.com! http://youtu.be/7EX-MGvywTo


Savannah Joey, thank you for the friendship.
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message 24: by Johnny

Johnny Noctor Thanks for the friendship, Joey.


message 23: by David

David Fleming Hello Joey,

I just found a way to add Twitter friends. Nice to see you here as well.

David


message 22: by Joey

Joey Pinkney Douglas wrote: "Joey, thank you for your Goodreads friendship. See you on Twitter!!
Douglas"


I look forward to your tweets.


message 21: by Douglas

Douglas Wickard Joey, thank you for your Goodreads friendship. See you on Twitter!!
Douglas


message 20: by Diana

Diana Nice to meet you!
Cheers from California!


Harlequin Books Hello Joey, it is a pleasure to meet you. If you ever have any questions about Harlequin or our books, please feel free to ask.

Kim S, Harlequin Books ambassador


message 18: by John

John Read Thanks for the friendship Joey. Best Wishes, W.H.Fordham


message 17: by Joey

Joey Pinkney Diana (Offbeat Vagabond) wrote: "Thank you so much for the friend request hon. I accept. See you later here or on Twitter :D Thanks again hon."

No problem, Diana. Stay in touch.


Diana (Offbeat Vagabond) Thank you so much for the friend request hon. I accept. See you later here or on Twitter :D Thanks again hon.


message 15: by Pamela

Pamela Hey Joey...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


message 14: by Joey

Joey Pinkney Adrienna wrote: "How did you discovered this reading world?"

I heard everybody talking about it. But you know me, head down, doing my own thing. I'm looking to expand the read of my book reviews. So here I am.


Adrienna How did you discovered this reading world?


message 12: by Joey

Joey Pinkney Roy wrote: "Welcome to the land of good reads, Joey."

I see this is a whole world that I had no idea existed to this extent. Thank you for having me, LOL.


message 11: by Roy

Roy Welcome to the land of good reads, Joey.


message 10: by Joey

Joey Pinkney Roxanne wrote: "Damn good answer on the fav-book.LMAO"

Oh man... Made that mistake once. And never again. LOL.


message 9: by Joey

Joey Pinkney Latin wrote: "Hey Joey!"

Hey LatinTemptress!


Roxanne Fredd Damn good answer on the fav-book.LMAO


message 7: by Latin

Latin Temptress Hey Joey!


message 6: by Joey

Joey Pinkney Marian L. wrote: "Very cool and thank you."

Hey, thank you!


message 5: by Joey

Joey Pinkney Zetta wrote: "Hi, Joey. Long time, no hear :)"

You are so right. Glad to be reconnected here. We need to chat some time.


message 4: by Joey

Joey Pinkney Forty8krt wrote: "Hi Joey :)
I need you to add some books! LOL....umm, A Deadly Encounter is a good start (~giggles~)"


LOL, that would be a great start. I'm excited to be a part of this community. I had no idea it was so large.


message 3: by K.R.

K.R. Bankston Hi Joey :)
I need you to add some books! LOL....umm, A Deadly Encounter is a good start (~giggles~)


message 2: by Zetta

Zetta Hi, Joey. Long time, no hear :)


Marian Thomas Very cool and thank you.


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