Category Archives: UC Berkeley Extension Workshop

A New Creative Nonfiction Workshop at Berkeley Extension is Now Enrolling

David Rompf is once again teaching a creative nonfiction workshop through Berkeley Extension. Instruction starts January 23d and runs through April 17th. At this blog I’ve written several times about creative nonfiction as a genre and my experience with the … Continue reading

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Now I Get It — Understanding Creative Nonfiction

When I signed up for my Creative Nonfiction Workshop (internal link) I did not know writing by that name was a genre. It is. As today’s kids would say, “It’s a thing.” I thought creative nonfiction a term to describe … Continue reading

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My First Literary Review Submission

Update: 10/19/2016. Essay rejected. I’ve made my first literary review submission. It was to the prestigious Bellevue Literary Review (external link). My essay is in the personal memoir genre, something entirely new to me. I was introduced to this field … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on The UC Berkeley Extension Creative Nonfiction Workshop

I’ve completed the workshop. A new session begins soon. The workshop (internal link) was enjoyable and I stretched myself as a writer. I’d recommend it to any writer, especially those writing personal essays or memoirs. It is to those two things … Continue reading

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Update on the Creative Nonfiction Workshop I’m Taking

I’m near completing the Creative Nonfiction Workshop I’m taking through U.C. Berkeley Extension. (internal link) While it has had no immediate applicability to the newspaper or magazine articles I write, it is always good to try different things. We write in … Continue reading

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