Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

How to Write a Sherlock Holmes Pastiche


A pastiche is the ultimate method of honouring the fictional character of your choice. It is also a great way of learning the craft of writing. You already have a template of sorts to guide you, some familiarity with the … Continue reading

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The New MX Anthology Goes Gothic


I think most of you know by now that my favourite Sherlock Holmes stories are those ones with a whiff of the eerie. The blood-eyed Hound with his dripping jaw, the Devil’s Foot, and so on, have always captured my … Continue reading

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Tales from the Stranger’s Room #3


Five years ago Sherlock Holmes author and editor David Ruffle put together a collection of new Holmes stories called Tales From The Stranger’s Room, with royalties from all the authors going to The Beacon Society (an organization supporting and recognizing exemplary educational experiences that … Continue reading

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Return to Reichenbach Released as Audiobook


I’m delighted to tell you that the third in my Sherlock Holmes and Lady Beatrice series has been released as an audiobook by MX Publishing.  As with the first two parts of the trilogy, A Biased Judgement and Sherlock Holmes … Continue reading

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Richard T Ryan Joins MX’s Editorial Staff


MX Publishing recently announced the welcome news that author Richard T. Ryan has joined Sherlock Holmes publishing giant from the beginning of June as Consulting Editor, bringing over 40 years of editorial experience to the role. Rich will be helping … Continue reading

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Seeking the Bubble Reputation


2017 is the 130th anniversary of the publication of A Study in Scarlet, the first recorded adventure of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John H. Watson. What an amazing journey it’s been! In addition to the pitifully few sixty tales originally … Continue reading

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Before Baker Street


I’m very excited about this new Sherlock Holmes anthology that will be released later this year. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle gave us a few — very few! — hints about what the Great Detective was up to before he shared … Continue reading

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