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Description is multi-faceted; learning how to wield it efficiently will make your characters feel authentic and help to draw readers into the fictional world. Brush up on your knowledge in each of these areas to elevate your storytelling and broaden your understanding of how to make every word earn the right to be included in your project.

Characterization

Emotion Thesaurus
Emotion Amplifier Thesaurus
Positive Trait Thesaurus
Negative Trait Thesaurus
Talent And Skill Thesaurus
Emotional Wound Thesaurus
Physical Feature Thesaurus
Positive Coping Mechanisms
Negative Coping Mechanisms
The Lie
Emotional Shielding
Fatal Flaw
Unmet Needs
Character Arc
Fear

Setting

Weather And Earthly Phenomenon Thesaurus
Setting Thesaurus

Storytelling Building Blocks
Worldbuilding

Setting: Techniques and Devices
Multisensory Descriptions
Contrast
Weather
Seasons
Symbolism
Personification
Light and Shadow
Simile
Metaphors
Hyperbole

Setting: Resulting Effects
Characterization
Hinting at Backstory
Reinforcing Emotion
Establishing Mood
Passage of Time
Tension and Conflict
Foreshadowing