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The Dialogue Doctor Podcast

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...

Nov 14, 2022

In this solo episode, Jeff talks all about character growth. He breaks down what character growth is, he gives details of 3 tools authors can use to show character growth and how to use them, and finally he talked about how character growth determines the shape of your story.

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Nov 7, 2022

In this episode, you sit in on a coaching session between Dennis and Jeff. At the time of this recording, Jeff had been coaching Dennis for almost a year. As they looked at a piece together, they talk about slowing down contemplative dialogue, giving the character logical motivations, making prose emotionally...