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Temenos Journal Is Publishing My First Creative Nonfiction Essay!

The Temenos Journal – light up the unconscious – will publish my first piece of creative nonfiction in their Summer 2017 edition. This essay was the last paper I wrote for the UC Berkeley Extension creative nonfiction workshop I took last year. … Continue reading

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Another Literary Magazine Rejection

The creative nonfiction essay (internal link) I’ve been submitting to publishers has been rejected for a third time. I’ll keep trying. I’m not tailoring the piece to each magazine, consequently, it takes little effort to submit the work to another … 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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News and Notes

Magazine article to be published I can’t release the details yet, but another of my articles is tentatively scheduled for an August issue. Two More Interesting Freelance Opportunities 1.) This branding company is looking for experienced writers and they won’t waste … Continue reading

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271 Words

No greater example of efficiency and elegance in the English language exists than Lincoln’s Gettysburg address. At 271 words it takes only a minute to read and only slightly longer to speak. We cannot hope to be as gifted a wordsmith … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Course Continues

Our Creative Nonfiction Workshop continues (internal link). This is the second week. The emphasis is on the personal essay; we are doing a great deal of writing on ourselves. I would never entertain such a topic outside of a class. … Continue reading

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A Creative Nonfiction Course

I’ve found an online course I think I can complete and enjoy. It’s offered by UC Berkeley Extension. The full title is English X482 – 015 Creative Nonfiction Workshop. It runs from mid-May into August.  Doesn’t this course description sound interesting? “Learn to … Continue reading

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