The Daily Port of Call: January 20, 2014

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In today’s Daily Port of Call, we share a comprehensive list of websites for writers, celebrate the anniversary of the birth of A.A. Milne, and uncover how to improve writing skills by reading particular genres.

Here are  100 of the best websites for writers in 2014 fromThe Write Life.

Which came first, orange the fruit or orange the color? Discover the fascinating origins of 10 everyday color words

Here are some memorable quotes to celebrate the birth of A.A. Milne.

Double Man Booker Prize winning author Hilary Mantel’s next book is expected later this year: A collection of short stories called The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher.

You can improve specific writing skills by reading different genres. Here’s how