Finnian Burnett

Storyteller

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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In flash class, we were prompted to write about moving from a city to a small town or vice versa. This was my result. The Town’s Only Takeout Pizza delivery again. The piles of extra cheese almost hide the fact that the dough is chewy and bland. Remember that vegan Reuben we used to get …

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The amazing Ekphrastic Writing workshops with Lorette Luzajic have inspired some great writing. She talks about the art, gives us prompts, and allows us space to read our works after. It’s an amazing, supportive space and open to new and old. I had personally never heard of Ekphrastic writing before I stumbled on her classes …

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Flash month is going great. Here’s another rough cut. I didn’t quite get where I wanted with this but it might be okay after editing. The East Balcony On day forty-seven of my sabbatical, someone slipped a folded note under my door. Meet me on the east balcony at sunrise. I’ll bring mimosas.  I could …

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