Oct 30, 2015
Did you ever have a chance to talk with someone with whom you immediately felt a connection? That's exactly how Bonnie MacBird impressed us when we chatted with her about her new book Art in the Blood in this latest interview episode of I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere.
From her most amazing experience on her recent book tour to her first meeting with Sherlock Holmes (at a remarkable age!), to how she found her inspiration for the novel, Bonnie shares her very considered and unique perspective on the immortal detective. Listen in to hear about an artist's temperament and how it affects the craft, including her other mediums, and how she intended to bring Sherlock Holmes to her readers through her own personal Sherlockian inspirations.
Our Gas Lamp is inspired by a comment from Nick Martorelli and is taken from The Baker Street Journal Vol. 6, No. 3 (1956), in which Edgar Smith wrote "On Canonicity."
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2:32 Revisiting the new show format
3:30 An introduction to Bonnie MacBird
4:37 Beginning our conversation with Bonnie
6:00 Bonnie's favorite moment from the tour
26:35 An important message
37:01 Bonnie's annotations and artwork
46.02 What it means to be a "professional enthusiast"
49:30 Bonnie's next signing at Stanford
51:25 The Editor's Gas Lamp
58:15 A sincere thank you
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