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The Dialogue Doctor Podcast

Feb 28, 2022

In this episode, Laura sits with author Jon Howard. Looking at one of his chapters together, they talk about character voice consistency, identifying first person POV for the readers, pulling the reader in by helping them feel what is happening, finding the process that works for you as a writer, figuring out an AI...

Feb 21, 2022

In this Q&A episode, Jeff and Laura answer questions from the Dialoggers. (Indicates when each question starts.) 

1. What are you reading and writing? (7:05)

2. What would you say are the 5 authors that you recommend for learning story and dialogue together? (13:25)

3. What do you tell writers who have mono-mouth?...

Feb 14, 2022

In this episode, Jeff talks with author Carmen Dillion about writing in a way that empowers the reader's imagination. They talk about how Carmen has empowered the reader to imagine her character playing an instrument, how to write a Big Cast scene, providing spacial awareness for the reader, giving us a descriptor of...

Feb 7, 2022

In this episode, Laura sits down with author Lon Varnadore to look at a science-fiction and fantasy piece Lon is working on. They talk about building emotional beats in a story, creating a sense of intensity, breaking up larger paragraphs with dialogue, and they take a deep dive into the pacing of a story.

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