How to Finish Your When You Want to Quit: Writing fiction can be be a long, thankless process at times, one you really have to love. This post at The Write Practice should offer you the encouragement you need to get through those final chapters and finish that project.
7 Things That Can Stop Your Novel Dead: If the last article offers encouragement to finish a novel, this post at Writer Tank's blog discusses some things that get in the way. For me, over working is a big part of my problem. But ultimately, what stands between writers and their dreams? I think we all know the answer.
Setting the Scene: Weather: Don't you hate when people go on about the weather? Seriously though, Tegan Beechey makes some wonderful points about using weather to set your scene, including how it can be used to capture emotion. And for those of you who have doubts about weather playing a key role in a story, I suggest you read Jack London's “To Build a Fire.”
Standing out from the Crowd—A Reader's View on Indy Published Books by Suzanne Rock: If you plan on self-publishing a book, be sure to have a look at this post and some of the others on the Savvy Authors blog, as there is a wealth of information there from authors with different expertise. But this post discusses making your novel stand out among the many titles vying for attention.
So what are your favorite fiction writing blogs? And if you maintain one, by all means share it.