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The Dialogue Doctor Podcast

Dec 19, 2022

In this episode, Jeff works through a piece with author Maggie Menane. They discuss reader magnets and writing in first person POV.

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Dec 12, 2022

In this episode, the podcast is taken over by the Author Life as J Thorn and Jeff sit down to talk about the starting of the Dialogue Doctor. J walks Jeff back to when it all started and how things got kicked off. This is the first episode in a 12 episode special addition of the Author Life.

Dec 5, 2022

In this episode, Jeff sits down with author Carol Painter to work through her plot together. Carol has a question about her character's growth arc and tying together multiple threads of a plot. Jeff and Carol examine her story and talk about how to end it in a satisfying way.

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Nov 28, 2022

In this episode, Jeff and Laura answer questions from the community. Questions include:

1. In a DIY dialogue class, what would some of the “must read“ books be on the syllabus for a diverse cross-section of excellent dialogue examples?

2. In a previous masterclass, Laura talked about 5 common mistakes to look for...

Nov 21, 2022

This week on the podcast, Jeff and V.E. Griffith work through a piece together. They talk about making sure the reader gets all the details they need, using body language to show more emotion, writing in a 3rd Grade child's voice, and when to use a summary. V.E. was also on episode 99 of the podcast.

V.E. Griffith's...