Monthly Archives: August 2011

Was Sherlock Holmes capable of romantic love?

Naturally anything I say on this subject is pure conjecture and Conan Doyle gave us very few clues as to whether this had, or could, ever happen, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. Personally I believe everyone is capable of feeling love … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes: To analyse or not to analyse?

Should we leave Sherlock Holmes alone and stop over-analysing the working s of his mind, or could this be what Doyle actually wanted us to do? writes Charlotte Anne Walters. To all those who say writers and fans shouldn’t make … Continue reading

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The ‘official’ Sherlock Homes book by Anthony Horowitz – my David and Goliath moment . . .

Knowing that my own novel is due out in September, people keep asking me how I feel about the ‘official’ Anthony Horowitz Sherlock Holmes novel due out at the same time, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. Well, it just seems a … Continue reading

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The perils of writing a Sherlock Holmes pastiche – when does radical become too radical?

When I started writing ‘Barefoot’, I was faced with the choice which presumably confronts all Holmes pastiche writers at the beginning of their literary adventure. Do you try to re-create the voice and format of the original stories or do … Continue reading

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