Finnian Burnett

Storyteller

I’ve long said that comparison is a form of self-harm. We are all on our own journeys and comparing ourselves to others can lead to heartache, especially when we don’t take into account that we have no idea of all the back story that led to where they are now. When I win a contest …

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Hi All! I’m excited to say the morning slot of my upcoming class with the Crow Collective is almost full. However, there are still spaces available in both time options. Queer stories, that is, stories with queer characters, add richness to flash narratives, and diving into the many levels of queerness can add edge and …

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It feels like a successful month – I’ve made the shortlist for Pulp Literature, The Federation of BC Writers, Blank Spaces magazine, Bridport, Globe Soup’s monthly micro, so many. But it’s been a while since I had a win. People say, “Well you should be grateful you made the longlist” and I am! It feels …

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I know a lot of people like to take the new year as a time of reflection. I’ve always enjoyed using my birthday as a time to do that. I think because I’m starting my winter hibernation around this time, and because birthdays are such a natural time to mark the passing years. I’m 52 …

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