Tag Archives: creative nonfiction

Poets&Writers

Poets&Writers is to the literary writing community what Writers Market is to the commercial writing community. The two sites overlap in their mission here and there but the comparison mostly holds. Our mission? To foster the professional development of poets … Continue reading

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Updates and Enlightments

I’ve been working on a 2,000 word article for an outdoor magazine. Last night I submitted my first draft of that article to the editor. I say first draft because an editor will always want changes and in my experience … Continue reading

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My Essay In The Latest Temenos Journal is Out

The Temenos Journal has published my first creative nonfiction essay. It’s called “Describing The Elephant.” It’s a long read and often painful, but there is hope at the end. Just like all good stories. I penned this introduction: Asked if … Continue reading

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Creative Nonfiction and Literature Further Defined

I’ve wrestled with the definition of literature in previous posts. As well as trying to define creative nonfiction. 1966: A Journal of Creative Nonfiction, gives us this definition which, when broadened, could include literature as well: The best definition we’ve … Continue reading

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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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