May 12, 2020

Midnight Sun on Amazon: http://kennethabaldwin.com/recommends… Stephanie Meyers recently announced a new addition to the Twilight Saga, Midnight Sun. She joins a host of other authors who have attempted to add to their popular works years after their original success. So, today Instead of Writing we’re talking about whether or not we should be excited about…

April 9, 2020

A lot of writers struggle with writing good dialogue, especially when it comes to humor. I’ve got four suggestions to improve your dialogue significantly. Dialogue is great because it’s an aspect of writing you can be really meticulous about getting correct and see results for your efforts. It’s not as nebulous as first pages, opening…

February 27, 2020

The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson, is largely touted to be a gripping tale of the rise of America’s most notorious serial killer. I’m here to tell you that it isn’t true. It’s much more interesting than that. The tale that Erik Larsen weaves about the utter transformation of Chicago and America’s…