Tag Archives: Pastiche

Creative Licence or Liberties?


Recently, I had an e-mail conversation with a well-known and highly respected Sherlockian about writing stories based on the Conan Doyle canon. David is something of a purist. He likes my writing, but it gets up his nose (both nostrils) … Continue reading

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Pastiche: Fan Fiction or Literature?


A while ago I told a friend I was writing a Sherlock Holmes novel. “Oh,” she said. “I’ve read some of those stories. They’re a bit naughty, aren’t they? The things Sherlock and John get up to…” I explained that … Continue reading

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