The Daily Port of Call: February 11, 2014

 Photo by Alexander Lvov/bigstockphoto.com

Photo by Alexander Lvov/bigstockphoto.com

In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find 5 ways to be a smart and gutsy writer, how to make good choices for your novel, and whether short stories get short shrift in the literary world.

Here are 5 ways to be a smart, gutsy writer.

You have a first draft, now what? The 3 stages of editing with 9 handy tips.

So many choices. How do you know if you’re making good decisions about point of view, length, or tense for your novel?

Please forgive this comparison. How is writing like vomiting? You need to get those words out.

Do short stories get short shrift in the literary world?

Reports of the death of public libraries have been greatly exaggerated.