Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

In the Shadows


My son and I talk writing styles all the time, for he too is an author. When he was a boy, we studied Shakespeare hidden in movies together. He’s a grown man now, and his tastes have changed.  It took … Continue reading

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Obvious Things


“By George!” cried the inspector. “How did you ever see that?” “Because I looked for it.” ~Sherlock Holmes The Adventure of the Dancing Men “The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.” ~Sherlock Holmes … Continue reading

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The Game is Still afoot!


“You know my method. It is founded upon the observation of trifles.” ~Sherlock Holmes ~ The Boscombe Valley Mystery “You see, but you do not observe. The distinction is clear.” ~Sherlock Holmes ~ A Scandal in Bohemia   Though I’d … Continue reading

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Thinking like Sherlock


“By a man’s finger nails, by his coat-sleeve, by his boot, by his trouser knees, by the callosities of his forefinger and thumb, by his expression, by his shirt cuffs — by each of these things a man’s calling is … Continue reading

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