SETTING THESAURUS

FISHING BOAT



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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:
Sunlight reflecting on the water
Darting fish below the surface
Seagulls spiraling overhead
Sea lions sunning on rocks in the harbor
A boat mast rising from the deck
Radio antennas
A winch and wire coils
A sturdy railing
Crates piled up
Hooks and grapples hanging on the cabin wall
Ladders and nets
Coils of hose for cleaning fish and washing down the decks
An anchor held ready
A bar of floodlights
Life vests in a tub
Barrels of fuel lashed in place
Raincoats and waterproof fishing gear hanging from hooks
Narrow walkways
Welded loops for fishing poles to slide into
A small barbeque
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RELATED SETTINGS THAT MAY TIE IN WITH THIS ONE:
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