TEXTURE THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

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:
Aged skin
Lips
A Shar Pei dog
Walruses
Raisins
Prunes
An elephant's hide
Pig snouts
Naked mole rats
Brains
Hairless cats
Dried fruit
The skin of old fruit
Kale and bok choy leaves
Morel mushrooms

MAN-MADE:

A crumpled piece of paper
An old dollar bill
Rumpled clothes
Wet clothing
Used tea bags
Used napkins
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