Setting. It’s all about location, location, location. What is Setting. Place Time ….of an event. Deeper….Scuba…Level. Setting determines what IS and what IS NOT possible. Behavior of people Who will follow rules ? What happens when / if someone breaks “rules” ?.
It’s all about location, location, location
TYPES of stories
She slipped inside the hollow hill.
The air itself seemed thick with sweetness, and breathing was disorienting.
Long, low tables were heaped with golden pears, chestnuts, bowls of bread soaking in buttery milk, pomegranates ripped in half and half again, violet petals on crustal plates, and all manner of strange delicacies. Wide silver goblets sat like toads on the tables, upright and overturned in equal proportion. Scarlet-clad faerie ladies brushed past men in torn rages, and courtiers danced with crones.
The circus arrives without warning.
No announcements precede it, no paper notices on downtown posts and billboards, no mentions or advertisements in local newspaper. It is simply there, when yesterday was not.
The towering tents are striped in white and black, no golds and crimsons to be seen. No color at all, save for the neighboring trees and the grass of the surrounding fields. Black-and-white stripes on great sky; countless tents of varying shapes and sizes, with an elaborate wrought iron fence encasing them in a colorless world. Even what little ground is visible from outside is black or white, painted or powdered, or treated with some other circus trick.