The Daily Port of Call: October 30, 2014

Photo by Alexander Lvov/

Photo by Alexander Lvov/

In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find how to start your story, describe characters, and make the most of NaNoWriMo.

How do you know where to start your story?

Learn how to describe your characters.

Discover this different take on NaNoWriMo.

And then check out the lies writers tell about NaNoWriMo.

Here are five marketing mistakes that beginning fiction writers make.

Find out what makes a good sentence. “Well, perhaps you should be asking, ‘What makes a bad sentence?’ and then doing none of those things.”