The Daily Port of Call: July 11, 2014

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In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find five reasons to write flash fiction, the eight laws of foreshadowing, and nine self-publishing authors you’ll want to follow.

Discover five reasons to write flash fiction.

Here are seven spine chilling ways to write an unforgettable horror story.

What are the eight laws of foreshadowing? “Consider the primary purpose of a piece of foreshadowing.”

Publishers Weekly weighs in on the future of reading. Look for these trends in 2014 and beyond.

Many self-publishing authors go out of their way to share their tips and strategies. Here are nine smart and helpful ones you’ll want to follow.

Check out the finalists for the 2014 World Fantasy Awards.