Finnian Burnett

Storyteller

I’m so excited I have two awesome queer writing classes coming up. (Not just for queers, but for anyone who wants to add queerness to their writing.) The first is a class on “Queering the Flash.” This class through The Crow Collective will focus on flash fiction. We’ll do some generative writing, read a few …

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When the Herstry Blog put out a call for themed writings on breasts, I knew I had a lot to say. My feelings about my breasts are irrevocably tied up with internalized fatphobia and gender identity as well. If you’d like to read the post, please check it out here. https://herstryblg.com/theme/2022/4/25/buttons-breasts-and-being-non-binary

Emma’s Perfection She touched my ear during Algebra. She touched my ear, and I didn’t dare look at her, but the tingle stayed long after her fingers had gone. After class, she leaned to whisper, her warm breath dancing across my already sensitive skin. I know, but it doesn’t matter. She couldn’t know. She meant …

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According to Tolstoy, “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Marriages are like that, too. Relationships of all kinds. I could have written dozens of novels based on past unhappy relationships but my relationship with my wife, a happy, healthy, respectful relationship, leaves me with a decided lack …

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