July is Sherlock Holmes Month!

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holmes coverJuly 7th is the 83rd anniversary of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s death. While it might seem morbid to celebrate an author on the anniversary of his death instead of the anniversary of his birth, considering Doyle’s fascination with the supernatural and the afterlife, it’s appropriate. And there is no better way to celebrate the author than to celebrate his greatest creation, a character who spawned 60 canonical stories, over 250 TV and Film adaptations, as well as novels, radio programs, the Game: Sherlock Holmes.

Sherlock Holmes is far and away my favorite fictional character. I was so enamored of him that I dressed as him for my 4th Grade Halloween – fortunately, the Halloween when it snowed. At first, I fell in love with the atmosphere of Victorian London through Doyle’s pen – the foggy streets, the macabre crimes, and the Machiavellian masterminds that perpetrated them. But the best…

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