The Daily Port of Call: August 28, 2014

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In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find helpful marketing advice, how to use backstory to keep readers reading, and how to create a blog plan for any book.

Read this interview with Jane Friedman with helpful marketing advice and plenty of extra resources.

Discover how to use backstory to keep your readers reading.

Find out how to create a blog plan for any type of book.

Learn how strong verbs improve your writing in at least three ways.

It is risky to stray from standard writing conventions. When consciously chosen, however, these departures can enhance the story.

Check out these twenty-five words for other words