The Daily Port of Call: August 13, 2014

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Photo by Alexander Lvov/bigstockphoto.com

In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find how to engineer the reader’s emotional journey, tips for action scenes, and three tips to pare down your prose.

You can engineer the reader’s emotional journey through your story.

Make your action scenes more than just a series of events.

Here are three tips to pare down your prose.

Find out what a writing partner can do for you.

Create your own writing retreat with these five DIY tips.

Check out these fourteen tips to help authors make the most of Wattpad.