Physical Setting Basics

 

What type of biome does your story take place in?

What is the weather like in your setting?

Is is cold, moderate, or hot
>Does this change a discernible amount between seasons, or is the temperature fairly constant throughout the year?
Is it humid, moderate, or dry?

How much precipitation does it get?
>What forms of precipitation?

What types of intense weather occurs?
>Lightning storms?
>Hurricanes?
>Tsunamis?
>Ice storms?
>Blizzards?
>Tornadoes?
>Floods?
>Droughts?
>Raining spiders?

What types of physical landmarks are within sight of your setting?
>Within traveling distance?

Are there any fault lines near your setting?
>If yes, bear in mind that earthquakes and volcanoes would be a risk, as well as other disasters that you may or may not choose to make into plot points.