The Daily Port of Call: July 9, 2014

 Photo by Alexander Lvov/

Photo by Alexander Lvov/

In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find lessons learned from the audiobooks frontier, how many obstacles your hero should face, and examples of great dialogue.

Explore the next frontier (including lessons learned) in digital publishing: audiobooks.

“Remember, a happy hero is a boring hero!” How many obstacles should your hero face?

Check out this extensive collection of articles about and examples of great dialogue.

“So you have to figure out how you define success. Is it readership? Is it recognition? Is it in how much you produce? Or in how you feel about your own work?” Discover the experience of a debut novelist.

Did you have a New Year’s Resolution to write more? Have you lost momentum? This post contains suggestions for getting back to it.

Can you name the books depicted on these benches?