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The Dialogue Doctor Podcast

Sep 22, 2023

In this episode, Dialogue Doctor Coach JP Rindfleisch IX look at a chapter of a new crime thriller Angela is writing. Before jumping into the piece, they talk about the character's needs and how those should impact the story, they look at the themes and how they relate to the characters, and then they build character...

Sep 18, 2023

In this episode, Jeff sits down with author and podcaster Holly Lyne to look at a chapter of her work in progress together. They talk about aligning your vehicle character's voice to their growth arc, using exposition effectively, and protecting the energy created by character exchanges.

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Sep 14, 2023

In this episode, Dialogue Doctor Coach Laura Humm sits down with author Barbara Clark to talk about first chapters and what opening scenes need to have.

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Sep 11, 2023

In this episode, Tom Holbrook and Jeff Elkins sit down to talk about publishing and craft. They talk about mixing genre and go over stories they believed did it effectively. They discuss stories they love, stories that are broken, and they reflect on the state of the industry. They also cover why sometimes stories with...

Sep 7, 2023

In this episode, Dialogue Doctor Coach JP Rindfleisch IX sits down with Hollie Smurthwaite to help Hollie figure out next steps in her current work in progress. Using Story Hypothesis needs and character types, JP helps Hollie move her story forward and they begin to think about expanding the story into a series.