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Born: May 16, 1867, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Buried: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
Son of Augustus and Catherine Esenwein, Berg was a minister. He married Caroline Miller in 1889 in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. His works include:
Writing the Short-Story; A Practical Handbook on the Rise, Structure, Writing, and Sale of the Modern Short-Story (New York: Hinds, Noble & Eldredge, 1909)
Writing the Photoplay: A Complete Manual of Instruction in the Nature, Writing, and Marketing of the Moving-Picture Play, with Arthur Leeds, 1913
The Art of Public Speaking, with Dale Carnegie, 1915
Children’s Stories and How to Tell Them, 1917
The Art of Story Writing
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