I've made a list of articles / sites / blog posts that I've found to be very helpful / chalked full of awesome information! Take a look:
-Need clarification on Genre Definition? Check out The Big Ol' Genre Glossary @ Jennifer Represents
-Geoff Herbach shares 36 Questions to Ask About Your Characters (aka- Characterization GOLD)
-This article on Indie Recon about seven mistakes that indie authors make is great!
-25 pieces of advice for aspiring writers by Andrew Jack
-Tim C. Gregor @ Ink Spatter discusses how to deal with negative reviews of your book-
-This site contains a ton of information about being/seeking beta readers. Definitely check it out!
-Anne R. Allen discusses 12 Social Media Mistakes For Authors To Avoid (a MUST read! And, a reason why I rarely post pieces of my WIP's on this blog and/if when I do-- I take them down after 2 or 3 days!)
-John Hodgman's Advice to Writers:
(How can you not trust a man who wears those glasses?)
-This TEDtalk from Brene Brown on vulnerability is very entertaining/honest/inspiring. I'm sharing this because I think writing is one of the most frightening things a person can do-- it takes a strong sense of self and willingness to make yourself vulnerable in order to succeed: