What writing is like.
Writing is like cooking • Writing is like sex
Subjects and verbs.
Don’t sleep with the wrong person • No peppermint steak, please
Upside-down cake • The receiving end
Sentences without verbs.
It’s not all sex • Cocktail party food
How many courses? • Relationships
The rhythm method • Blending and balancing the flavours
Numbers and quantifiers.
Edible dishes • The help
“It is I,” et cetera.
Can words 69?
Chocolate chicken with ketchup ice cream
Don’t screw your relatives
Who and whom.
Matching wine with food
Forks and knives and little dishes
Doormen, French maids, and policemen
Uses of ketchup
Hyphens and dashes.
Chains, leashes, and trapezes
Bacon burgers and tea with milk
The bedroom farce
Slicing it thin
Lying about getting laid
How many ingredients?
The Billy Jack incident