These links provide best practices and advice on constructing blog posts in the Word Press environment

WORDPRESS – Writing Posts & BEST PRACTICES
http://codex.wordpress.org/Writing_Posts

WORDPRESS – Primary Lessons Menu page
http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Lessons

WORDPRESS – Introduction to Blogging
http://codex.wordpress.org/Introduction_to_Blogging

WORDPRESS – Design and Layout
http://codex.wordpress.org/Blog_Design_and_Layout

WORDPRESS – Advanced Topics
http://codex.wordpress.org/Advanced_Topics

WORDPRESS – How to create your own personal blog http://www.siteground.com/tutorials/blog/wordpress.htm

WORDPRESS – Support topics
http://wordpress.org/support/

WORDPRESS – HOW TO CREATE BLOG POST (video)
http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-to-create-a-blog-post-in-wordpress.html

Word Press – Beginners Guide (excellent)
http://www.wpbeginner.com/blog/

Word Press – How to rename Category tags
http://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/how-to-properly-rename-categories-in-wordpress/

TIP: Windows Essential 2012 “Live Writer” is a great WYSIWYG tool for WP blog posting

Windows Live Writer (can be downloaded here and works with Windows 8.1)
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/essentials

How to use Windows Essential 2012 “Live Writer”
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/writer-basics

QUOTE: Windows Essentials is a suite of free Windows programs such as Movie Maker, Photo Gallery, Mail, and Writer. These programs can help you organize and edit photos and videos, manage email, create blog posts, and keep your files in sync. The edition of Windows Essentials you can download depends on which version of Windows you’re running.