Beth Burnett

Storyteller

The incredible Bella Books and GCLS anthology Conference Call is a delightful collection of short stories by some of the best writers in lesbian fiction. The proceeds go to the Golden Crown Literary Society, an organization designed to promote, education, and recognize lesbian literature.   https://www.bellabooks.com/9781594935749-prod.html   I contributed an intense story about an affair …

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  So many blogs and articles exist telling people how to make relationships last forever. And that’s a good thing. Kind of. We’re taught from a young age that a relationship ending is a failure and keeping a marriage together for a lifetime is a success. Never mind that grandma wasn’t allowed to pursue her …

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Later, as they were lying in bed eating yogurt and granola, Anna asked Brilliant why she always laughed when she reached for the dildo. “I never told you that story?” “Come on,” Anna said. “I want to hear it.” Brilliant opened her mouth and Anna obliged by spooning some yogurt in. Clearing her throat, Brilliant …

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This year, I will not make any resolutions that imply I am anything other than perfectly wonderful just the way I am. I will not make any resolutions meant to make me feel bad about myself, nor will I make any sweeping pronouncements about how I want to be thinner, smarter, better, more. This year, …

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