Finnian Burnett

Storyteller

Kanga Catches a Break Kanga Mills punches a middle manager in the break room. We’re at the coffee bar, high-dosing caffeine to get through the McMaster project when Kanga, who has been called Kanga since he jumped from his third-floor office window while his bewildered secretary gaped and screamed behind him. When Kanga came back …

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This story came from a round of flash cricket – the participants start writing and the workshop moderator calls out words every 30-45 seconds that must be incorporated into the story. Clara Gets a New Garden The wind rips the restaurant door from Clara’s hands. She struggles into the shop as the owner rushes to …

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Ravens Don’t Have High Blood Pressure The ravens in the gas station parking lot are bigger than my cat, bigger than our neighbour’s Jack Russell Terrier. Ravens are extremely smart, my wife says, they use tools and can imitate human speech. I stare at the one closest to our car. It struts with purpose like …

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