Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Today is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle”s birthday. He was born in Scotland in 1859 and is most known as the brilliant writer who brought us the famous detective, Sherlock Holmes. There are several reasons I chose to write about him today. The first has already been stated. The second reason …

In Reading: DUNE

When you set out to be a writer it is important to set aside equal time to be a reader. Reading not only informs your medium by increasing your awareness in vocabulary as well as styles, but it also informs you of common plots and devices (typically referred to as the …

“Think. It’s the new sexy.”

Image from BBC website. “Think. It’s the new sexy.” This is a quote from the A Scandal in Belgravia (S2 E1) of the BBC’s hit show, Sherlock. I will be writing a blog praising this show (and its writers/actors), but for now I just want to praise this statement. Sherlock Holmes doesn’t have much patience …