Coherence in backstory at edittorrent - The purpose of backstory is to show how the past affects this character in the present.
Controlling The Weather in Your Manuscript at QueryTracker
Unputdownability at Who Ate My Brain? - every book needs this!
Release Your Peeves at The Blood-Red Pencil - writing "rules" that aren't right, from a copy editor
On Queries, Part 1 at The Sharp Angle
Pulling the Trigger: Electronic Self-Publishing at AuthorCulture - things you need to do for success
A Target on Your Back at Rants & Ramblings
Q&A: My Thoughts on Book Publishing Today at There Are No Rules - Jane’s Simple Rules for Forum Participation