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:
A glass door entry
Mounted animal heads
Skins with heads attached stretched out on the walls
Butterfly species and beetles pinned under glass
Birds mounted as if in flight
Life-sized animals in natural poses
Antler displays
A cash register
Animal skin and antler products for sale under glass (wallets, knives, bottle openers)
A radio
A fan
Chairs
Plastic wrap and bags for protecting products from the weather as they are transported home in a truck bed
A door leading to a workroom and processing area
A metal prep table with high sides or a trough to catch fluids
Clamps
Boxes of rubber gloves
Magnifiers and movable overhead lighting
Implements on a tray (wire brushes, scalpels, tweezers)
Bowls for gathering flesh and bones for disposal
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SMELLS:
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TASTES:
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TEXTURES AND SENSATIONS:
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POSSIBLE SOURCES OF CONFLICT:
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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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SETTING NOTES AND TIPS:
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SETTING DESCRIPTION EXAMPLE:
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DESCRIPTIVE EFFECTS:
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