Turn to page 123 in your work-in-progress. (If you haven’t gotten to page 123 yet, then turn to page 23. If you haven’t gotten there yet, then get busy and write page 23.) Count down four sentences and then instead of just the fifth sentence, give us the whole paragraph.”

So here’s mine:

Hanna shakes her head, stepping up quickly from the table, she clears her plate. She apologises, ‘I’m going to leave you to argue this one out. I’m tired, an I need to – just be. When you’re sorted, come and find me,’ she smiles, before adding, ‘I’’ll be enjoying the night air in the hot pool.’