Aug 30, 2020
"so many remarkable adventures"
David Marcum has a good 45 years of Sherlockian fandom under his
belt. Based on his output of writing and editing Sherlockian
pastiches, you'd think he's been at it ever since his
As the editor of the series of MX
Books of New Sherlock Holmes Stories, he's responsible for
bringing scores of new tales to the world, and his pace doesn't
seem to be slowing down. His work has helped raise money for the
Stepping Stones School at Undershaw, to the tune of $65,000.
When it comes to hats, David is a deerstalker-only guy, but when
it comes to editing, he has other interests as well. We discuss
these, as well as how someone who's interested in writing a
Sherlock Holmes story can get David to consider theirs.
Also, we have a little news on the Enola Holmes film. And of
course, the latest round of Canonical
Couplets. The prize this time around is The MX
Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories, Vol. XXI. Entries are due
by 11:59 pm EDT on September 14, 2020.
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