Every month, Jane Friedman publishes a wonderful collection of links containing the best business advice for writers. Here’s the post for March 2013, and you can access previous months from the same location. Use your time and money effectively! Take a look.
Thoughts on revision. You are not alone. It is depressing. It is, however, (in most cases) what separates authors from hobby scribblers. By the way, this is an excellent blog for YA writers.
I have signed up again for NaNoWriMo, but I am not following the rules, so I cannot win. Instead of starting a new novel, I will be writing the ending of one that has been in process for some time. Actually, I only need about 20,000 words, but it could go up to 30,000. That makes a very workable goal each day. I like the idea of writing flat out and not revising as I go as I usually do. I will be using the challenge in the way that works for me. The essay you will reach from the link below expresses a different and very valid opinion.