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The Dialogue Doctor Podcast

Feb 26, 2024

In this episode, Laura and Jeff answer questions from the Dialoggers. Questions include: --Suggestions for plotting and planning a longer series,

--How to write dialogue in a group scene where you have six or more characters in the discussion?

--When trying to establish characters, world, and show the 'normal' state of...

Feb 19, 2024

In this episode, Jeff sits down with Scott Fishman to talk about the memoir Scott is writing. They talk about the use of italics, using paragraph spacing to break up blocks of text making it more readable, using conversational spacing to create the feeling of dialogue, building to a dramatic summary conclusion at the...

Feb 12, 2024

In this episode, Jeff sits down with LeAnn Robison to look at a "Big Cast" scene she's written. Big cast scenes are scenes of three or more characters. Jeff and LeAnn focus on managing a six character cast in a scene, what to do when the characters don't all participate equally, and how to keep all the characters...

Feb 5, 2024

In this episode, Jeff sits down with author Nancy Stark. As they look at a piece together, they go deep into all things dialogue. They talk about varying character voices, the Dialogue Daisy, when and how to use prose, and how to maximize the impact of your dialogue.

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