Episode 52 – Q&A One Year Celebration

In this episode, Jeff and Laura are joined by their friend Carin. With Carin as the host, they review what they’ve learned about dialogue, what has surprised them about working with clients, and what is coming in year two of the Dialogue Doctor. To listen on Spotify, click here. To listen on iTunes, click here.Continue reading “Episode 52 – Q&A One Year Celebration”

Episode 51 – Examination of Ray Bradbury’s All Summer in a Day

In this episode, members of the Dialogue Doctor Slack group come together to analyze the short story All Summer in a Day. They discuss big chorus scenes, using dialogue to convey emotion, and pulling a reader in through dialogue. To listen on Spotify, click here. To listen on iTunes, click here. To listen on GoogleContinue reading “Episode 51 – Examination of Ray Bradbury’s All Summer in a Day”

Episode 50 – Faye Whyte and Character Change Over a Series

In this episode, Faye Whyte returns to the podcast to talk through her series with Jeff. Together she and Jeff work through questions of character transformation over a three-book arch. Asking simple questions, together they brainstorm how the characters will interact change over the course of the story. To listen on Spotify, click here. ToContinue reading “Episode 50 – Faye Whyte and Character Change Over a Series”

Episode 48 – JM Bedard

In this episode, Jeff sits down with author JM Bedard to look at a science fiction piece Jeannette wrote. They talk about strategically utilizing self-talk and nonverbal characters. They also discuss keeping all the characters engaged in a “big cast” scene and ensuring you know how your characters feel about each other. To listen onContinue reading “Episode 48 – JM Bedard”

Episode 45 – Understanding Characterization After Party

In this episode, Jeff and Laura are joined by a few attendees of the conference we held this weekend to talk about takeaways from the weekend. They discuss what they learned, Laura gives us a deeper breakdown on how to design a voice, and Jeff goes into what makes up a personality of a character.Continue reading “Episode 45 – Understanding Characterization After Party”

Episode 44 – Book Club – Borrowed Time by Tracy Clark

In this episode, Jeff and Laura get together with Dialogue Doctor gang members Tom Holbrook and Vincent Stanley to talk about the book Borrowed Time by Tracy Clark. Grab your copy of the book here: https://www.amazon.com/Borrowed-Time-Chicago-Mystery-Book-ebook/dp/B07H1YCW7C/ To find Tracy Clark on the web, go to https://tracyclarkbooks.com/ To listen on Spotify, click here. To listen onContinue reading “Episode 44 – Book Club – Borrowed Time by Tracy Clark”