Finnian Burnett

Storyteller

Last week’s Flash-mo picture didn’t inspire us, so my wife went searching for something else and came up with this fantastic painting by Frida Kahlo. We both wrote very different stories based on the picture. Here’s the first draft of mine. I know it still has a couple tense issues but I’m focusing this month …

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One of the Flash-Mo writing prompts was a story that takes place in the dark. I haven’t posted a story every day, because some of them might be published someday and some might go in my current novella-in-flash, but some, like today’s, are just for fun. I hope you enjoy it. Something in the Dark …

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Happy Halloween! I attended an incredible Ekphrastic writing workshop with https://www.ekphrastic.net/ last week and the instructor helped us generate so many story ideas. This is the initial draft of one of the stories. It came from the inspiration of a painting called Spirit, George Roux, France 1895. Her hands dance along the keys, lighter than …

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You know, you have those days (weeks, months) when you think you are the worst writer in the world and no one is ever going to publish you again. Or is that just me? Those weeks when you’ve gotten more rejections than acceptances, or worse, when you haven’t submitted anything in a long while and …

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