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:
Rotting leaves
Oils and fats
Snot
A snail's slime
A slug
Eels
Worms
Salamanders
Fish
Rotten vegetables and meat
Raw egg
Frog eggs
Pond scum
Bog muck
Jellyfish
Dog saliva
Wet noodles
Wet mushrooms or fungi
Lichen
Wet mold
Wet deadfall or deadwood
Algae
internal organs
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