green chicken curry

This recipe has become a favourite of ours because it’s so quick and easy to make. Ingredients: 500g chicken fillets (two medium-sized halves) two tablespoons of green curry paste can of coconut cream (the lite variety works best because it doesn’t separate) sprinkle of vegetable oil large clove of garlic…

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Recipe: Macaroni with ham and cheese

I’ve been thinking for a while that I should add a recipe category to this blog. Because us writers are all busy people, and we don’t like spending long times in the kitchen making fiddly things. We want receipes that taste great and don’t require a lot of effort and…

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Two spaces after a full stop?

Hmm. I haven’t yet made two posts in any single day, but an issue came up on Twitter that I absolutely have to say something about. It’s a typographical issue, about which I can speak with a bit of authority, since I have done layout work both for books and…

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the 90% rule

following yesterday’s post about writing workshops, there was some discussion, mainly at other venues, about the value of writers’ circles and crit groups in general. There was some talk about writing ‘rules’ as taught in creative writing courses, and whether or not they have any merit. I adhere to the…

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