When I write, I don't follow any 'how-to' instructions.
I sit. I write. The story comes pouring out.
Yet I love, love, love reading about 'how-to' stuff, love reading writing text books, love having them on my shelves even if I only read them once.
In that vein, here's a great post on 'Storytelling in chunks'.
As I read it, I thought 'hey, I actually do most of this stuff unconsciously' and I'm sure many writers out there do too.
If you're like me and enjoy reading the 'how to' stuff, check it out.