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The Dialogue Doctor Podcast

May 30, 2022

In this solo episode, Jeff uses seven laws of physics to talk about storytelling. Loosely using the laws of physics for inspiration, Jeff breaks down why and how writers should take their readers on an emotional journey. 

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May 23, 2022

In this episode, Dialogue Doctor Coach Laura Humm sits down with author Susan Campbell to work through a piece Susan wrote. They discuss getting details into the dialogue. They look at how moving world-building details into dialogue makes the information more engaging. They talk about putting backstory into dialogue...

May 16, 2022

In this episode, Jeff is joined by Three Story Method Editor Catherine Hernandez to talk about taking your reader on an emotional journey. They work to define the phrase "emotional tone," they talk about how the character's emotional journey connects to the reader's emotional journey, and they give tips and tricks...

May 9, 2022

In this episode, Eric Heuser returns to look at another piece with Jeff. Eric also appeared in episodes 35, 65, and 82. Together they look at using dialogue in action scenes, transitioning from one setting to the next, and maintaining urgency throughout the piece.

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May 2, 2022

In this episode, Jeff and Laura tackle several questions together that all revolve around writing and understanding character voice. Topics in this episode include:

1) Jeff rambling about his upcoming novel - 3:00 minute mark

2) What is happening in the community this week? - 5:00 minute mark

3) If you were a cake, what...