Welcome to the Dialogue Doctor Podcast.
Below you will find links to each episode and vidoes that compliment the episode.
Episode 30 – James Jones – Jeff and James talk about dialogue vs plot, emotional flow, and the cadence of characters.
Episode 29 – Modulating Voices – In a solo episode, Jeff describes modulating voices for emotional impact.
Episode 28 – Doug Sjoquist – Jeff and Doug talk about dialogue in action scenes and emotional flow.
Episode 27 – Sacha Black – Jeff and Sacha look at a piece Sacha is working on and discuss a wide variety of topics about writing.
Episode 26 – Lethal Weapon Character Wheel – Jeff, Laura, and Tory Element break down the character voices in the movie Lethal Weapon
Episode 25 – The Dialogue Daisy – In a solo show, Jeff lays out his system for characterization
Episode 24 – Understanding Gender Diversity and Gender Mapping – Jeff is joined by a panel of friends to learn from Dr. Paz Galupo and Carin Galupo about Gender Mapping.
Episode 23 – Die Hard Character Wheel Panel Discussion – Jeff and Laura are joined by Tory Element and Faye Whyte to build a character wheel for John McClane.
Episode 22 – Holiday Special – Jeff brings on his three brothers-in-law and his wife to talk Christmas Vacation the movie.
Episode 21 – John Sales – Jeff and John look at the movie Ground Hog Day.
Episode 20 – Victoria Tait – Jeff and Victoria talk about writing “big cast” scenes and making smooth transitions in dialogue.
Episode 19 – Panel Discussion on Writing a Dialogue Only First Draft – Jeff and friends sit down to discuss writing in a different way.
Episode 18 – Sherilyn Decter – Jeff and Sheri talk about character voices and writing children.
Episode 17 – BOOK CLUB – We look at Beloved by Toni Morrison
Episode 16 with Lily Fouts – Jeff and Lily examine a scene of her memoir.
Episode 15 with Laura Humm – Jeff and Laura attack the question, “What is one thing you can start doing right now to improve your dialogue?”
Episode 14 with Tory Element – Jeff and Tory work on a science fiction piece together.
Episode 13 with Wendy Elkins – Jeff and Wendy read a scene from when Harry Met Sally
Episode 12 with Matty Dalrymple – Jeff and Matty discuss carrying a character across a series and audiobooks.
Episode 11 with Jeff Elkins – Jeff edits the first book he ever wrote.
Episode 10 with SA Schneider – SA Schneider and Jeff talk fan fiction and writing Doctor Who.
Episode 9 with Laura Humm – Laura returns to the podcast to talk about building a large cast of characters.
Episode 8 with Sherilyn Decter – Jeff and Sharilyn sit down to discuss a piece together.
Episode 7 with Rachael Muller – Jeff and Rachael discuss scenes from the TV show, The X Files.
Episode 6 with Janet Kitto – Jeff and Janet sit down to design a character Janet is preparing to write.
Episode 5 with Laura Humm – Jeff and Laura sit down to discuss what makes great dialogue.
Episode 4 with J Thorn – Jeff and J sit down to discuss the first chapter of a book J is starting.
Episode 3 with Rachael Muller – Jeff and Rachael discuss scenes from the TV show, The Magicians.
Episode 2 with Alicia McCalla – A conversation about Alicia’s work, the need for diverse characters, and writing unique voices.