The Daily Port of Call: September 26, 2014

Photo by Alexander Lvov/

Photo by Alexander Lvov/

In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find how to avoid backstory, fill the gaps in your narrative, and deal with cyberbullies.

Discover how to avoid using backstory to explain your story.

Check out how characters change physically and emotionally in a good story.

Get to know the anti-hero, and don’t argue with him.

Is there a scene in your novel you’ve been avoiding? Brainstorm those gaps in your narrative.

Learn how to deal with cyberbullies, trolls, and haters.

Explore the creation of capacity in your writing life.