Jeff VanderMeer on novel openings which also relate to how to set the scene and get a story going. He's doing it as a discussion, so go and have at (of course he's also using his latest novel "Finch" as the example - no, you don't have to have read it to participate).
Cathy Clamp talks about the differences between distributor and wholesaler over on Writer Beware. Go and learn.
Jim Hines is spilling the beans on comparative sales info and 2009 writing income.
Lightspeed is now open for submissions.
I was going to do more, but my arm is killing me. Last sentence took 2 breaks to rub arm. If I'm scarce for a bit, you know why.