This is a list of resources on writing, publishing, and independent publishing. There’s no particular order (not even alphabetical). I’ve used some of them. Others have been recommended to me by published authors and fellow writers.
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Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition: How to Edit Yourself Into Print, Renni Browne and Dave King
Screenwriting Tricks for Authors (and Screenwriters!), Alexandra Sokol
Techniques of the Selling Writer, Dwight V. Swain
Save the Cat: The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need, Blake Snyder, describes a simple system called a “Beat Sheet” that helps you figure out your story’s plot points
The Weekend Novelist, Robert J. Ray, recommends writing a discovery draft to learn the story, a meditation draft to highlight the themes and cut extraneous material, and a final draft to clean up the language
Blueprint your Bestseller: Organize and Revise Any Manuscript with the Book Architecture Method, Stuart Horowitz, describes a method for getting from the discovery draft to the meditation draft
Writing Excuses four hosts write fantasy, horror, science fiction, and alternate history, so a lot of the podcasts are directed at genre fiction, but there’s a ton of good all-around writing advice
Rocking Self Publishing weekly interviews with self-published authors
The Author Biz actionable information to help you run your author business
David Gaughran best one; usually very worthwhile blog posts; author of two publishing- and Amazon-centric books; good insights into how Amazon works
Ja Konrath what’s going on with the whole publishing industry; worth reading the comments on some of the blog posts
Hugh C. Howey good insight into the whole publishing industry; puts out the author earnings reports quarterly; good info scraped from amazon website to determine author / price trends