C. Courtney Joyner

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C. Courtney Joyner
OccupationAuthor, Director, Journalist

C. Coutney Joyner is an American author, film script writer, director and an occasional actor. He is also the cousin of actress Allison Mackie.

Author[edit]

Among the books he has written are Shotgun a western set in the 1880s,[1] Six Guns and Sleigh Bells and Two Bit Kill. He is a regular column writer for True West Magazine and he regularly contributes to The Round-up, a Western Writers of America’s monthly magazine. He has twice been nominated for the Peacemaker for Best Short Story.[2] At one of the Western Writers of America conferences, chairman Paul Andrew Hutton and Johnny Boggs presented Joyner with an award for "Outstanding Service to Western Writers of America".[3]

Bibliography[edit]

Books[edit]

  • The Westerners: Interviews with Actors, Directors, Writers (2009)[4]
  • Hell Comes To Hollywood: An Anthology of Short Horror Fiction Set in Tinseltown (2012, contributor)
  • The Peacemakers, volume 3 (2013, contributor)
  • The Peacemakers, volume 4 (2013, contributor)
  • Shotgun (2013)
  • Shotgun: The Bleeding Ground (2016)
  • Nemo Rising (2017)

Short Stories[5][edit]

  • "Bloodhound" (in A Fistful of Legends, 2009)
  • "Two-Bit Kill" (in The Law of the Gun, 2010). Nominated, Best Short Story of the Year 2010, Western Fictioneers
  • "Universal Killer" (in Beat to a Pulp, Vol. 2, 2012)

Graphic Novels and Comics[5][edit]

  • The Saga of Billy the Kid (2012)
  • "I Kill the Dead" (in Wicked West 2: Abomination, 2007)

Filmography[edit]

Audio commentary[edit]

As actor[edit]

  • Murphy's Law (1986, as Bar Patron)
  • The Flesh Merchant (1993, as Chick)
  • Iron Thunder (1998, as Mark)
  • Dead Time Tales (1998, as 3rd DiCaprio Hitman)
  • A Friendly Game of Cutthroats (1998, as Mr. Kester)
  • Scream Queen (2002, as Detective Hammer)
  • Decadent Evil (2005, uncredited)
  • Cry of the Mummy (2004, as Lab Tech #2)

As writer[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pagosa Daily Post LIBRARY NEWS: Summer Reading Program Party Tomorrow
  2. ^ Kensington Publishing Corp About: C. Courtney Joyner
  3. ^ Western Boutique and Cultural Center Meet Author C. Courtney Joyner
  4. ^ Maltin, Leonard. "Year End Film Book Survey - 2009 Part 2". IndieWire. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  5. ^ a b "RESUME". ccourtneyjoyner.com. Retrieved 2017-08-02.
  6. ^ Burger, Mark. "[VIDEO VAULT]". Yes! Weekly. Archived from the original on 2014-09-03. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  7. ^ Francisco, Chuck. "The Grand Duel DVD Review". Mania.com. Archived from the original on 2013-08-09. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  8. ^ Erickson, Glenn. "The Big Gundown (review)". DVD Talk. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  9. ^ Tyner, Adam. "Mystery Science Theater 3000: XXX". DVD Talk. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  10. ^ Botelho, Derek. "Review: Prison (Blu-ray)". Daily Dead. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  11. ^ "Prison (review)". Dread Central. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  12. ^ Turek, Ryan. "Summer Shocks 1990: Class of 1999". STYD. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  13. ^ White, Julian. "DVD Review: PUPPET MASTER III - TOULON'S REVENGE". Starburst Magazine. Retrieved 3 September 2014.

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