The setting of a story performs the vital task of transporting the reader into the story.
The questions in this 2-page story setting worksheet can help you hone in on the details of your character’s environment.
- Does the scene take place indoors or out?
- Is the space light or dark?
- Is the space large or small?
- How does the space affect the characters’ movements?
- How does the space affect their thoughts?
- How does the space affect their interactions?
- How are the characters positioned in the space?
- How do they perceive the space differently?
- How does the space create or resolve conflict?
- What objects are representative of the space?
- What themes are represented by the space?
- What role does the space play in the story?
- What do the characters hear?
- What do the characters smell?
- What do the characters taste?
- What do the characters touch?
- What do the characters see?
- What do the characters feel?
- List some words that describe the space…
- How do these influence the scene?
- What limitations does the space cause?
- What liberties does the space provide?
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