The Bottom DrawerSep 18, 2020
E8: Reaching the Limit
After breaking my website's static site generator, I discuss its limitations, and share my plans for migrating my site to Ghost.
Sep 18, 202008:58
After a year-long hiatus, I reboot The Bottom Drawer with a new theme, artwork and purpose.
Sep 11, 202005:03
An email from fellow author, Troy A. Hill, has me thinking about some differences between historical fiction and fantasy. I also share some news about my plans for the future of the podcast, and give an update about the state of my two work-in-progress books - The Prince's Bastard, and A Man at Arms.
Jul 14, 201915:13
After my house is broken into and my car stolen, I ask myself if my backup strategy and business continuity is robust enough to recover quickly in the event of a disaster.
Jun 18, 201934:04
The iPad Experiment
An experiment to record an episode on an iPad using a cheap lav mic and Ferrite.
May 27, 201909:40
After an embarrassing delay, I'm back to whinge about travel, gastro, Amazon Kindle Select and Australia's National Broadband Network.
May 12, 201914:14
After a thought provoking review of Cadoc's Contract on Amazon, I explore the use of profanity in fantasy novels, and wander down yet another historical rabbit hole.
Mar 16, 201917:38
There Be Dragons
After my beta readers tell me I need a map for Cadoc's Contract, I make a map...then I tumble down the rabbit warren of fantasy cartography and ask myself why fantasy maps look nothing like their Medieval counterparts.
Feb 27, 201913:27
I launch my first podcast and explain my reasons for doing so...after many years of procrastination, dithering and self-doubt.
Feb 23, 201905:23