The Daily Port of Call: February 7, 2014

Photo by Alexander Lvov

Photo by Alexander Lvov

In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll discover how sleep can boost your productivity, 12 post-Potter revelations from J. K. Rowling, and the Periodic Table of Storytelling.

From the New York Times, “A good night’s sleep has immediate effects on our productivity, and, best of all, it can even help us keep our other resolutions.”

You can boost your digital book sales with back matter. Here’s how.

Since publishing the final chapter in Harry Potter’s story, J.K. Rowling has revealed new details about her beloved characters.

Some well known authors have mastered Twitter. Here are some of their best Tweets.

Check out Jane Friedman’s Periodic Table of Storytelling.

“The skills we gather from books shouldn’t be allowed to stay on the shelf with the book.” In this post, author Jeannie Ruesch explains how she applied two specific pieces of advice.