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Does your fiction need to be stretched?
Five authors describe the magic of magical realism in expressing emotional truths
Archive: Write the story you want to tell
A bestselling novelist advises to write for yourself by gazing inward
at what is unique and true in you
Step by Step: Use research to add vibrant details to children's writing
Try these techniques so you don't have to limit yourself to writing just what you know
How to establish an online presence
Net more readers and gain credibility by creating your own Web site or blog, becoming part of an online forum, and harnessing the power of e-mail
Fuel your creativity: Use journaling to spark your writing
It can be a powerful tool for developing ideas, practicing your craft, and storing thoughts and anecdotes
Fuel your creativity: Journaling for two pays dividends for couple
'Co-journaling' can make your writing honest and shapely, and offer a way to connect emotionally with yourself and your partner
Fuel your creativity: An 'inspiration notebook' creates a foundation for writing
Not a journal or diary per se, it offers a way to capture the pieces of one's experience-plus 'a way to savor life twice'
Who says you can't shift point of view?
Our writer begs to differ on this old edict, and he's not alone
Persecuted writers find sanctuary in the U.S., and other stories
Which kind of writing is for you?
A new series begins on careers in writing
Children's book author overcame fear of failure
Back-to-school advice on this airy (if scary) mood
Poet to Poet
Writing like a woman
It's time to finally squash the stereotypes of women poets
Broaden your reach with copywriting
Four writers advise freelancers on the benefits of looking
beyond writing for magazines and newspapers
Lives of the transcendentalists
Reviews of American Bloomsbury by Susan Cheever, Shoot the Widow: Adventures of a Biographer in Search of Her Subject by Meryle Secrest, and Biography: A Brief History by Nigel Hamilton
Take root in home-and-garden titles
Pair hands-on experience with these tips to cultivate a new niche
Bellevue Literary Review
Journal offers artistic reflection on mind and body
How I Write