Settings for a story are as important as the characters. Therefore, an author must learn all about where the story takes place.
Here is an excellent article about settings:
Setting as Obstacles:
How to Make Your Environment Impact Your Plot
For Caitlin Berve complete article, go to: https://www.ignitedinkwriting.com/ignite-your-ink-blog-for-writers/setting-as-obstacles-how-to-make-your-environment-impact-your-plot/2019?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=how_to_use_your_setting_as_more_than_a_backdrop&utm_term=2022-02-04
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