The Daily Port of Call: March 25, 2014

Photo by Alexander Lvov/

Photo by Alexander Lvov/

In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find how to use ritual to increase productivity, the success of book clubs, and a new online book recommendation engine.

Need to increase your writing productivity? You can use ritual. Check out this guest post by Writership Captain Alyssa Archer on Writers Helping Writers.

Here are 19 writing tips from writers and editors of The New Yorker.

Publish your book before it’s done. In-progress publishing used to be the norm.

The success of book clubs: “What happens when you read a book in the company of others? You enter its world together but see it in your own way; and it’s through sharing those differences of perception that the book group acquires its emotional power.”

There is a new online book recommendation engine from the New York Public Library.

We can’t help but ask, which Dewey Decimal number are you?