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The Dialogue Doctor Podcast

Jun 26, 2024

In this episode, Jeff sits down with author Lisa Bonneau to talk about her work in progress. They talk about seamlessly integrating flashbacks into a scene and keeping one-on-one scenes building energy.  

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Jun 24, 2024

In this episode, Dialogue Doctor Laura Humm sits down with author MZ to look at MZ's work in progress. They discuss writing children's voices and keeping them different from adult voices, and they talk about pacing a scene.

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Jun 20, 2024

In this solo episode, Jeff breaks down different types of cast members and how to use them to manipulate the power of your scenes and the power of your plot.

This episode if part two of a teaching on cast building. Part one is episode 185 - 

Jun 17, 2024

In this episode, Jeff sits down with author Aaron Betts to talk through Aaron's work in progress. They look at Aaron's plot, discuss how the story should operate as a journey narrative, and talk about how the characters should change as the journey progresses. They then discuss the characters and how they compliment...

Jun 12, 2024

In this episode, Jeff hangs out with author/editor/bookstore owner Tom Holbrook. They talk about stories they've enjoyed recently and stories they've consumed that were broken. They then discuss what someone should look for in an editor; and Jeff also goes full "grumpy old man" about publishing as he and Tom talk about...