The Daily Port of Call: December 19, 2014

Alexander Lvov/

Alexander Lvov/

In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find how to get out of the rut, create a genderless character, and how understand concept.

Try this fun exercise for getting out of your writing rut.

Discover these tips to create a genderless character for villain options.

Find out about the role of concept in a real-world story.

Learn how to request permissions and see a sample letter you can customize.

Check out The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide, a comprehensive guide to help you find the support you need in your self-publishing journey.