Traditional vs. self publishing and how knowing what you want out of being a writer lets you process opinions on how you should be running your career. Also thoughts on seeing The Favourite, why fantasy seems to so often look backwards, and the fine line between fantasy/alternate history/historical fiction.
That's Jeffe's robin in the photo. If you zoom in, you can kind of see the mutant beak. I'll try for a better pic.
Also, here is the article about the Merlin manuscript I mention. (https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/world/hidden-fragments-of-manuscript-telling-story-of-merlin-unearthed-901145.html?#)