The Daily Port of Call: October 9, 2014

Photo by Alexander Lvov/

Photo by Alexander Lvov/

In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find reader expectations, NaNoWriMo, and mistakes in book cover design.

Discover twelve hardwired expectations that every reader has.

Learn how to choose the right narrator for your audiobook.

Thinking about NaNoWriMo? Read this post and take the plunge.

What motivates you to do the work every day? The goal over the horizon.

Check out these writers who break the rules of writing.

Find out what one author learned from book cover design mistakes.

What’s in your writer’s toolkit? Here are six tools to get you started.