Studies in Sherlock

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

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

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

These Scattered Houses Review by Craig Stephen Copland

“Of the hundreds of Sherlock Holmes pastiche mysteries available to the Sherlockian, very few can match this book for a depth of historical research, finely crafted sentences and paragraphs, and a heart-stopping thrill of a story.” Ms. Altabef takes the reader on a journey during the great hiatus and brings Sherlock Holmes to New York… Continue reading These Scattered Houses Review by Craig Stephen Copland