TEXTURE THESAURUS

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Textures are an excellent way to bring readers deeper into the scene. As you freshly describe textures found in the setting, readers will be reminded of their own past experiences. Used in conjunction with colors and patterns or shapes, the object associated with this texture can become easier to imagine, especially when dealing with something abstract.
COMPARISONS:

NATURAL:
Dirt
Sand
Deserts
Droughts
Dead wood and leaves
The mouth of a dehydrated person
Sandstorms
Skin
Cracked ground
Skeletons
Insect husks
Tree bark
Scratchy eyes
A dry riverbed
Dusty rocks and stones
Mesas
Ash
The air in a forest fire
An abandoned cocoon
Nuts
Peanut shells
Cactus plants
Tumbleweeds
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