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:
Racks of crowded clothing arranged in a variety of ways (by size, type, or color)
Hat pegs holding hats and purses
Racks of shoes and sandals in varying condition
Stacks of DVDs and VHS movies
Bookcases filled with books
Floor-length wall mirrors on dressing room doors
Folded blankets and sheets
Furniture (desks, file cabinets, bookshelves, chairs, sofas and couches, dining room tables and chairs, lamps, Headboards, coffee tables, end tables, folding tables)
Mismatched throw pillows
Artwork hanging on the walls or leaning in a stack against the wall
Birdcages and fish tanks
Chandeliers
Assorted knickknacks and collectibles
Old TVs and other electronics
Luggage
Stacks of baskets
Sporting equipment (tennis rackets, dartboards, bike helmets, skates, golf clubs)
Crutches
Bins of picture frames
Stacks of records
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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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RELATED SETTINGS THAT MAY TIE IN WITH THIS ONE:
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SETTING DESCRIPTION EXAMPLE:
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TECHNIQUES AND DEVICES USED:
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DESCRIPTIVE EFFECTS:
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