Finnian Burnett

Storyteller

The other day, something happened that shook my world. Or, perhaps, two things shook my world—one in a horrible way and one in an oh-so-amazing way. I realized, with about a week to go until classes start, that I didn’t have the money for my next semester. I’ve hit the cap on student loans and …

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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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This piece came from one of the excellent workshops I took with author Grace Palmer. The Price of Cookies The boy wandered the aisles of the shop and the clerk watched him. She didn’t watch closely; her feet hurt after seven hours on shift, and she didn’t want to go to the trouble of leaving …

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It’s been a very good year. I think, on the whole, it falls more into the joy category than the grief. There has been some struggle, most of it financial. But I keep reminding myself that I have a roof over my head. I have friends who have helped in bad times. I have a …

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  Today, I’m excited to welcome KD Williamson to talk about fishing, worms, and her new release, Big Girl Pill. Please check it out. You can find contact information for KD, including where to find her book, below.   Fish, Cabins and Worms     Ever since I was a little girl, I wanted to …

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