Sherlock Holmes & Me

 In the beginning there was the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes TV Show, starring Ronald Howard (1954-1955). I was six-years-old.           My murder-mystery-loving mom and I watched on our 16” black and white TV. I was fascinated by this genial, gentleman Holmes who shared the tube with my favorite cowboys. To me, he… Continue reading Sherlock Holmes & Me

The Writing Life

The itchiness of the ever-present Muse, his constant pervasion of one’s dreams, waking thoughts, imagination, always there prodding the writer onward. As a Sherlock Holmes author, I know how lucky I am to have this inventive Muse in my life and to share a similar awe to Dr. Watson’s.  Proof for the all-out characteristic of… Continue reading The Writing Life

Doyle’s School for Writers

“. . . when the facts slowly evolve before your own eyes and the mystery clears gradually away as each new discovery furnishes a step which leads on to the complete truth.” ENGI. In writing a new Sherlock Holmes novel such as These Scattered Houses, it is essential to look to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s… Continue reading Doyle’s School for Writers