I've dedicated this page to helping newbie authors. When I come across an amazing source, or I have documents to share, I'll update this page.
What do readers think about authors? Check out Interview with Readers
Anne R. Allen's blog is brilliant resource for writers.
I especially like this post. 10 Things that Red-Flag a Newbie Novelist.
In the Beginning
The Ultimate Plotting Tool for Pantsers: Your Novel in 12 Sentences
Punctuation in Dialogue
Dialogue Tags - A Study in Common Errors
Word usage and Abusage. This list is a must before sending to the edtior. Your beta reader friends will thank you too.
How Participle Phrases Can Lead to Time Warps
Last Minute Checks
When your novel's all done, wait, run it through this program: ProWritingAid
Don't forget to do this checklist.