The Daily Port of Call: April 29, 2014

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Photo by Alexander Lvov/

In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find how poetry helps after loss, Elizabeth Gilbert’s TED talk about success and failure, and the most underrated skill for creatives.

Poet Marie Howe describes how poetry helps the living figure out what to do after loss.

Author Robin LaFevers has advice for soon-to-be-published authors.

In Elizabeth Gilbert’s latest TED talk, she shares about success and failure and how the drive to keep creating helps with both conditions.

Here is a step-by-step guide to publishing your book on Kindle.

What is the most underrated skill for creatives? The answer might surprise you.

You can build your fan base with micro fiction.