Finnian Burnett

Storyteller

You know, you have those days (weeks, months) when you think you are the worst writer in the world and no one is ever going to publish you again. Or is that just me? Those weeks when you’ve gotten more rejections than acceptances, or worse, when you haven’t submitted anything in a long while and …

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I’ve recently given a flash fiction workshop for the When Words Collide Literary Festival and the Golden Crown Literary Festival. Now, I’m bringing a version of it to the virtual Wine Country Writer’s Festival. This fantastic festival is free and open to anyone – it’s online so you can join from anywhere in the world. …

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I was recently invited to submit a few drabbles to a Drabble Advent Calendar – a 100-word story a day sort of holiday thing. Because it’s a holiday thing, the stories were meant to be lighthearted and family-friendly. And though I usually dabble in dark and depressing, I have to admit I had so much …

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I was blessed to sit in on a master class by poet Emily August on journaling practices for creative writers. It was a perfect blend of academic information, details about various techniques, and writing exercises to get us started. One of the things Dr. August had us practice was automatic writing. Though I didn’t hit …

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