SETTING THESAURUS

ARCHERY RANGE



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HELPFUL TIP:

Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
A large open field
Green grass
A row of square targets lined up at specific distances
Flags flying to show wind direction
Bow racks and hangers
A tree line or a projectile barrier (a stack of hay bales, a natural hill, netting, etc.) to stop arrows
Fences
An overhead roof or awning to block sunlight
A metal hoop to hold one’s quiver
A small shop (for equipment rentals, targets, permits or memberships and gear)
A parking lot
An information stand with rules of conduct for unmanned ranges (used by local archery club members only) and news flyers for upcoming archery events
Concrete shooting pads behind a shooting line
Picnic tables for spectators
Warning signs
People with binoculars
A field marshal
Archery enthusiasts tending to equipment and stretching in preparation for shooting

SOUNDS:
A drawn out hiss or whoosh as the arrow flies through the air
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RELATED SETTINGS THAT MAY TIE IN WITH THIS ONE:
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