Finnian Burnett

Storyteller

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

This week, I’m excited to have the chance to interview Marion Lougheed of Off Topic Publishing. They are currently soliciting stories and poems for different projects and you can find out more about those projects right here. Off Topic Publishing is also running a Kickstarter campaign for pre-orders of a special music-related anthology. You can …

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This is the piece I wrote for the NYC Midnight Micro Fiction content. It had to be 100 words long, contain the action of smoothing a wrinkle, use the word “amber” and fall into the drama category. I came in 13th, which is great because it means I advance to the next round. Four windowpanes, …

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The other day, something happened that shook my world. Or, perhaps, two things shook my world—one in a horrible way and one in an oh-so-amazing way. I realized, with about a week to go until classes start, that I didn’t have the money for my next semester. I’ve hit the cap on student loans and …

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I was blessed to sit in on a master class by poet Emily August on journaling practices for creative writers. It was a perfect blend of academic information, details about various techniques, and writing exercises to get us started. One of the things Dr. August had us practice was automatic writing. Though I didn’t hit …

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