For this check in post I have a couple of links for you.
Writer's Digest articles about writing
Episode transcripts on The Hatstand
And to give you some story ideas here have a cartoon created by Grant Snider over on tumblr:
Click the picture for the source and a bigger picture
Oh and check out Grant's Writer's Retreat, I think we would all like to visit.
And as always this is your chance to chat away and let us know how you are getting on in the comments, whether you are thinking, planning, plotting, writing, beta-ing, editing, cheerleading, or, like me, just waiting eagerly.