I was just surprised by the headline. I thought I'd include the Oprah link, though I think the article over-simplifies things.
6 (Easy!) Ways Anyone Can Become a Writer - Oprah.com
10 Things To Consider When Naming Characters - Writers Write
25 STEPS TO BEING A TRADITIONALLY PUBLISHED AUTHOR: LAZY BASTARD EDITION - Terrible Minds
And just for fun....
How And Why To Use Whom In A Sentence - The Oatmeal