Let Strong Emotions Trigger a Setting

Settings can come from many things, but did you ever think that you could use emotion to trigger one? Strong emotions create imges in our minds and we can use those images to create places for our characters to populate.

Any strong emotion can trigger a setting. This week, let’s work with the opposite of last week’s dark and scary emotion.

Write Over the Hump

Think of someone you love and consider what kind of place that person might be. Consider all aspects of the person’s personality, interests, habits, etc., and see how those pieces of the person would translate into a story setting. You have 10 minutes. go!

What kind of setting did this week’s loving emotions trigger for you?