SETTING THESAURUS

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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:
Tall glass cases filled with doughnuts
A selection of cookies on red plastic trays
Paper-wrapped muffins
Golden loaves of bread in bins or wrapped in bags
Colorful fruit tarts and glazed flans
Danishes
Scones
Chocolate squares
Macaroons and éclairs
A selection of cakes in white boxes
A stainless steel counter with a cash register and debit machine
Daily specials written on a chalkboard on the wall
A cooler for bottled drinks (pop, juice, milk, iced tea)
A sitting area with small tables or booths
Flour-dusted counters
Bagels being pulled from giant ovens
Berry pies cooling as their juices ooze through decorative slits in the crust
A line up of metal pans greased and ready to be filled with bread dough
Mixers
An industrial-sized dishwasher
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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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