Court Who?

Hidey-ho, readerinos. My name is Courtney Cantrell, and I make things.




I’m into epic fantasy, paranormal, sci-fi, horror.
I do oils, acrylics, pencil, pen, multimedia. Still life, portraits, abstract.
I dance in the pouring rain whenever possible.
This is its own genre. ; )

And I hope I leave my corner of the world
a little brighter than I found it.

Here’s what else you can peruse at

  • creative writing and all its pitfalls and possibilities
  • updates on my works-in-progress
  • real-life anecdotes and illuminating a-ha!s
  • The iotization of the Greek diphthong.
  • Just kidding.
  • Maybe.
  • If you’re lucky.
  • 42

A few “stats”:

  • I am the wife of Ed, often blogged-about as “the husband.”
  • I am the mama of a beautiful little girl known here as “CM.”
  • I am the cat-mommy of Pippin, Laddi (Galadriel), and Elli (Elanor).
  • By passport, I am an American; but I grew up in Germany, so culturally I’m a mutt (aka Third Culture Kid).
  • I don’t belong to a religion. I’m not sure I even belong to a belief system. I have beliefs? I have musings. I have wonderings and peculiarities of a variety people might call “spiritual.” As of this writing (July 2022), it’s all in  a state of uncomfortable transmogrification, and I am strangely comfortable with that.

Let’s talk.

So. Enjoy your courtcan-ish reading (or viewing)! And please, do drop me a line to introduce yourself and let me know what you think of my ponderings:

In other news, here’s an old picture of me:

The Groovy 8-Year-Old Writer

9 Commments

  1. Congratulations, Courtney! I did not realize that you had so many published novels. I guess I thought you were still working on your first one!

    GREAT new blog!! I loved reading about your early, early writings and how your parents kept them for you all these years. Keep up the good work.

    Love you much!

    1. Aw, thank you so much, Queenie! I love sharing that story, and it’s so encouraging to hear that it touches others’ hearts.

      No, I’m working on my 8th, not my 1st. But I haven’t published yet! I would definitely have announced a publication LONG before now! 😉 My first one is coming out this summer. And not to worry — I’ll be making noise about it!

      Love you too!!!

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