The Daily Port of Call: July 8, 2014

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Photo by Alexander Lvov/

In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find how to write a bare bones draft, make your dialogue work hard, and blog your novel.

“My first drafts are now skeletons. I gradually add muscle and skin and dress the bones in the revision layers.” One writer shares how she writes her bare bones draft.

Discover ways to make your dialogue work hard for you.

Which version of English should you choose?

Should you blog your novel?

Let Scrivener help you organize your writing projects.

“As a business model, the co-op has been remarkably successful for organizations like The Book View Café, which describes itself as an ‘author-run publisher.’” Could an author co-op work for you?