Eskimo languages have an unusually large number of words for snow. But what about words for sweltering heat, the likes of which many regions are experiencing this summer? Make a list of words to describe hot weather, and then come up with a steamy story about what happens when rising temperatures affect a plot line. Do your characters lose their minds from the heat? Do they commit crimes? Or do they perform a “cool” action that helps others? Find a way to transform your sweaty summer into a sizzling story.
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