SETTING THESAURUS

CONVENIENCE STORE



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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 wall of built-in coolers (containing milk, butter, other dairy products, soft drinks, vitamin water, juices, plain water, beer, energy drinks)
Tile floors
Shelving units lined up to form aisles
Medicinal items (pain remedies, stomach aids, cold pills)
Personal products (tampons, condoms, deodorant, shampoo, hand cream, sanitation wipes, diapers)
Canned goods (beans, ravioli, soups, etc.)
Outdoor items (bug spray, sunscreen, etc.)
Car products (motor oil, air fresheners, etc.)
Snack foods (candy, gum, chocolate bars, chips, granola bars, popcorn, doughnuts, pepperoni and beef jerky)
Fresh fruit
Prepackaged sandwiches
A counter where hot items can be purchased (pizza slices, burgers and hot dogs)
Loaves of bread
A counter for buying and filling out lottery tickets
A counter with coffee and hot chocolate machines
A slush machine
Security cameras throughout the store
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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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SETTING NOTES AND TIPS:
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RELATED SETTINGS THAT MAY TIE IN WITH THIS ONE:
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