One thing that I learnt early when I started writing was the importance of streaking! No, I don’t mean running naked through the quad, as much fun as that is… no, I’m talking about developing habits. There’s nothing like a good streak! When I first really started trying to take writing fiction seriously, I began by tracking my daily word counts. Back then, I was probably writing 300-500 words-a-day. That was writing shorts, had I been trying to write a novel it would have taken the best part of a year at that speed. However, I knew that I needed…

Lynn Sheridan