Finnian Burnett

Storyteller

This is another first draft of an Ekphrastic piece. https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/393908 The Apparition James Tissot 1885 My father’s hands reach for me from the darkness. His fingers nearly brush my ankle and I shrink away, pulling my legs tighter against my body. My mother holds a light, her face leans in my direction. “Trust us, baby.” …

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I truly enjoyed the Ekphrastic workshop with Lorette C. Luzajic of the Ekphrastic Review. She combines excellent, thought-provoking pieces of art with writing exercises and I have left both workshops with several stories. One was recently published on the site. If you’re looking for a new and fun writing workshop, I highly recommend these. I’ll …

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This prompt was to take the last line from an Anne Tyler book – Redhead by the Side of the Road and the last line from Ray Bradbury’s Dandelion Wine and make one the first line and the other the last line of a flash fiction piece. We had a few minutes to write and …

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