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Mushroom Soup (Vegan/Vegetarian)

March 20, 2013 by


I make this once every few months. It takes about a million hours to prepare but it’s worth every single minute. ~~~~~ You’ll need: Two tubs mixed mushrooms (about 1 kilo): 1 tub (500g) white button, 1 tub (500g) mixture of whatever looks fresh or good at the supermarket, especially exotics like porcini and shiitake […]

Weird-Ass Black Beans (Vegan)

March 15, 2013 by


Trust me on this recipe. Trust me. I got the base recipe from my sweetheart friend Sophie, who’s too busy and important to answer my letters, and added some random shit in it, and it tasted amazing. ~~~~~ You’ll need: lidded saucepan wooden spoon 1 can low-salt black beans 1 tbsp fried shallots (I get […]

Music and Writing – Seven

March 15, 2013 by


Philosophy of Writing – 18 – Dialogue II.

March 14, 2013 by


When you get good at dialogue all your characters begin to sound the same. You know what people as a whole realistically say. You’ve cut out As-You-Know-Bobisms and Repeat-the-Nameisms. You write dialogue quickly and smoothly. But this familiarity means you also have shortcuts you’ve learned through your fingers over the years — my muscle memory […]

New Sincerity Bullshit Post

March 8, 2013 by


I met a group of people online who are now my critique group and one of them is kind of a hipster, even though she distances herself from that. She introduced me to Tao Lin and what’s-her-name and I have to wait a minute to finish this thought because I’m going to go look it […]