I love regularly reading tips and advice articles in certain subjects — particularly writing and publishing. I don’t always need the information right then, but I know that it’ll eventually come in handy. Or at least, I hope it will.

I know there are a lot of other people out there who feel the same way I do, but sometimes it can be difficult to find every useful advice article that’s out there. So I thought I’d bring you a few. Here are the tips and advice articles that jumped out at me the most over the past week.

  1. I can’t plot for love or money, should I quit writing novels?, from Janet Reid: If you’re feeling unsure of your skills or disheartened about writing in general, you need to read this post. Excerpt: “It seems clear to me that you can either take steps to improve your story telling skills, or you can change what you write. Either of those are honorable options.”