The convention offered participants an opportunity to “let their hair down” and share a common interest in Victorian England and Sherlock Holmes in their many manifestations—including alternate realities and crossovers into other “worlds” like Harry Potter or Dr. Who. Not only did I share my insights on writing pastiches (as Sherlock Holmes tales are called), I even strutted my stuff as a Victorian woman in the costume exhibition (and even showed a little ankle in the process).
All in all, the weekend allowed fans to share their common interest all while having a good time.
If this sounds like some people you’d like to get to know better, you can find out about upcoming Sherlockian meetings and events on this Website. I’m s
ure I speak for all fans when I say, “The more Sherlockians, the better!”
Curious Incidents: More Improbable Adventures
“When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”
Sherlock Holmes, Conan Doyle’s inimitable detective, has found a new life among modern audiences.
In Curious Incidents, 15 authors of horror and mystery have come together to create a unique anthology of stories where the great detective and his stalwart companion venture into alternate universes, histories, and futures to solve puzzling cases of the paranormal far beyond the bounds of imagination. Liese Sherwood-Fabre’s tale of “The Case of the Tainted Blood” gives us a world-weary Holmes and Watson living as vampyres and called to investigate a vicious murder of one of their fellow night creatures.