David Stuart Davies Interview: Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes

September 9, 2020 Learn 4 Your Life Interview on Jeremy Brett's role as Sherlock Holmes About David David is a British crime writer, Sherlockian scholar, and editor who visited Jeremy Brett during many of his filming sessions of Sherlock Holmes. His non-fiction books on the subject include: Holmes of the Movies: The Screen Career of… Continue reading David Stuart Davies Interview: Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes

Look Around

What he did with what he was given, to me is proof that our life choices may not always be what we originally intended. Sometimes it seems like nothing we planned is going right. How could our plans fail? The inspiration for Sherlock Holmes was Dr. Joe Bell and other literary personages. He had the… Continue reading Look Around

Only Those Things The Heart Believes Are True

A Glimpse into the Sherlockian & Holmesian World "Here dwell together still two men of note. Who never lived and so can never die...But still, the game's afoot for those with ears attuned to catch the distant view-halloo: England is England yet, for all our fears—Only those things the heart believes are true...As night descends… Continue reading Only Those Things The Heart Believes Are True

Huzzah!–Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

“A trusty comrade is always of use, and a chronicler still more so.” (TWIS) Hip Hip Hoorah! This is a toast to the Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia and to its creator, Alexis Barquin. Also to its many knowledgeable contributors. This splendid resource was and is a daily helpmate during the writing of my Sherlock Holmes novels,… Continue reading Huzzah!–Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

These Scattered Houses Review by Wendy Heyman-Marsaw

Rarely does a pastiche capture so many elements of an original Sherlock Holmes story as Ms, Altabef’s These Scattered Houses. Written in the first person, we are privy to Holmes’ thought processes, which are also evident in his often poignant journal entries intended for Dr. Watson’s later use. These entries recall the use of a… Continue reading These Scattered Houses Review by Wendy Heyman-Marsaw

MX Publishing Podcast

MX runs on passion, creative intelligence, and dreams A. Conan Doyle and J.M. Barry would approve of. And supports a large number of charities incredibly well and highly successfully. Everyday I am more and more grateful for finding Steve Emecz and the MX community. Find out why by listening to the I Hear of Sherlock… Continue reading MX Publishing Podcast

The Once and Future Muse

“Crime is common. Logic is rare. Therefore it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell” (COPP).        Beginning with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the first to write his stories. As a muse, Sherlock Holmes has lived over many lifetimes and inspired generations of writers, performers, musicians, and artists.… Continue reading The Once and Future Muse

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

Baker Street After-Hours

One spot beckoned in this brilliant town where without invitation or calling beforehand, I could always find like-minded and welcoming people, and at the most famous address in the world, No. 221B, Baker Street. The art of writing Sherlock Holmes stories, ala Sir Arthur Conan Doyle as pastiche, like Holmes own art, combined reality with… Continue reading Baker Street After-Hours