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The Dialogue Doctor Podcast

Jan 31, 2022

In this episode, Jeff is joined by Three Story Method Editors. They talk about what makes great characters, characters they want to see more of, and character tropes they think are played out.

To find out more about the editors that joined Jeff, check out the links below.

Three Story Method Editors:

Jan 24, 2022

In this episode, Jeff sits down with author Paige Theriot to edit a piece together that she wrote. They talk about painting a cinematic scene for a reader, making sure the reader can track all the characters, and mixing in prose with dialogue.

For more of Paige's work, go to

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Jan 17, 2022

In this episode, Laura sits down with writers Faye and Amy to talk about what it is like to work on a book with someone else. They discuss the benefits of community, how to track an editor's notes, how conflict spurs ideas, and what is the job of an editor.

For more on dialogue or to book coaching sessions with Laura,...

Jan 10, 2022

In this episode, Alicia McCalla (from episode 2) returns to examine a short story she has written for an anthology that she is considering turning into serial fiction. They discuss the emotional movement of the story, they plot out an emotional flow, they talk character transformation, they look at world-building...

Jan 3, 2022

In this episode, Jeff and Laura debate the next Dialogue Doctor tool they are going to build and then discuss their radically different approaches to managing projects and goals.

Because this is a Jeff and Laura Chat episode, here are the time codes:

  • 4:43 - Hot Zoom Chat
  • 5:37 - Personal Stuff
  • 7:27 - Debating the Next...