The Simple Reason You're Not a Writer (Yet) from Copyblogger is a much more optimistic read than its title suggests. Have a look.
5 Tips for Turning Real Life into Fiction by Claudia Cruttwell asks 'how much of myself should I put into my writing?'.
Authenticity of Voice by Lucienne Diver on the Magical Words site asks for clarity in portraying your character's viewpoint.
For a different slant on developments in the publishing world, read Going to the Very Edge of the Known Writing Universe on the Publishing Perspectives site.
How to Romance Your Readers, a guest post by Dr John Yeoman on the Writerly Life site asks if you're modelling your protagonist on yourself or your reader.