The Daily Port of Call: September 4, 2014

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Photo by Alexander Lvov/bigstockphoto.com

In today’s Daily Port of Call, you’ll find the passive voice, intense conflict, and new blogging rules for writers.

What is the passive voice, and why are we told to avoid it?

Find out how to intensify conflict and deepen characters.

Learn these eight new blogging rules for writers.

Check out these lists of websites for indie authors from Molly Greene and Author Marketing Experts.

Discover what you need to know about Amazon pre-ordering.

Do you struggle with time management? Here are two suggestions.