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The Dialogue Doctor Podcast

Jan 30, 2023

In this episode, Jeff sits down with author Monica Cooke to look at the first chapter of her work in progress romance novel. They talk about building voices to communicate character personalities and slowing down in emotional moments to help the reader feel it.

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Jan 23, 2023

In her first solo episode, Dialogue Doctor Editor Laura Humm talks about boosting the emotional journey in your writing. Using road trip and sports analogies, she talks about introducing emotions, building emotions, and feeling the emotions. She looks at dividing up your scene, your dialogue to prose ratio, and how...

Jan 16, 2023

In this episode, Jeff is joined by the Dialoggers and we talk about the book Little Thieves by Margaret Owen. It's a beautiful book that inspires a lot of great thoughts about writing, especially when it comes to big cast conversations and character growth.

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Jan 9, 2023

In this episode, Jeff sits down with the amazing Tom Holbrook to edit a piece Tom is working on. They talk about defining relationships between characters, building unique character voices, keeping characters engaged in a scene, and showing how characters feel about each other through voice modulation.

To find Tom's...

Jan 2, 2023

Jeff is joined by some of the Dialoggers about ending the year and looking to the next year. It's a fun conversation with several amazing authors and podcasters about life as an author. After talking about when an author should abandon a series and rebranding covers, they get into goal setting and plans for 2023.