The Daily Port of Call: May 1, 2014

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Photo by Alexander Lvov/

In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find productivity for authors, lessons learned, and using personality indicators for character development.

Productivity for authors: Joanna Penn shares how she is fighting overwhelm and refocusing her workload.

The fountain pen and the fire hose: “People don’t want to have to work to know what you know.”

Steven Pressfield shares lessons learned from a writer’s first novel.

What killed it for me from Becca Puglisi: Accept that readers have personal preferences.

You can use personality indicators to develop character.

Here are Elizabeth Maxwell’s top five writing tips