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In the ebook version of The Eight Crafts of Writing, all items under See Also link to external resources. If you bought a print version, you can find all the links below, in the order of appearance in the book.

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3. The Difference Between Creativity and Craft
5. Reader Investment and Engagement
7. Janus, the God With Two Faces
8. The Way We Respond to Life and Stories
9. The Eight Crafts Story Psychology
11. Big Idea Types
12. The Story Promise
13. Narrative Basics
14. Narrative Styles and Genres
17. The Technicalities of Point of View
21. Non-linear and Parallel Narrative
22. Genre Basics
  • The book Tribes by Seth Godin

23. Genre Proper
  • The book Story by Robert McKee

28. How to Find New Genres
29. Genre Conventions
31. Story Outline Basics
32. Why Stories Can’t Have Enough Adversity
34. The Story Cycle: The Origin of Story Outline
36. The Story Engine
37. Nanomine – A Story Engine Experiment
40. The Eight Crafts Scene Outline of Act 1
42. The Eight Crafts Midpoint Scene Outline
45. How to Add Genre Conventions to Your Scene Outline
46. Scene Types and Nests and How to Use Them
48. The Internal Story Engine
51. Plots and How to Use Them
56. How to Weave Empathy
59. The Antagonist, Antipathy, and Villainy
61. An Overview of Story Character Types
64. The Twenty-Two Character Templates
65. How to Engineer Story Characters
70. World Context
75. HOW TO MANAGE Exposition
77. Scene Elements
78. antagonistic and protagonistic Scenes
  • The video Scene Meditation by Eight Crafts. Meditation synchronizes the two brain hemispheres. The video shows how to write scenes in the stream of consciousness and — at the same time — keep scene structure in mind.
79. Scene Building Blocks
85. Vocabulary, Choice of Words, & Diction
86. How to Come Up With Fresh Expressions
88. How to Use Poetic Devices in Fiction
89. How to Highlight Important Words
91. The Narrative Scene Building Block
92. The Description Scene Building Block
94. The Internalization SCENE Building Block
95. The Dialogue SCENE Building Block
96. The Dialogue Tag SCENE Building Block
98. How to Balancing & Spotlight Scene Building Blocks
99. How to Put Moods on the page
100. How to Use the Eight Crafts of Writing to Design Your Book Exterior
101. Your Opening Sells Your Book
103. What kind of writer are you?
105. How to Author a Story First and Then Write It
107. How to Use the Eight Crafts of Writing to Overcome the (Shapeshifting) Writer’s Block
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