Since the focus of my writing is mysteries then what better place to start then....the greatest detective. I realize every one has an opinion on this, but as for me it has to be Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock Holmes in real life was based on Dr. Joseph Bell, a renown forensic scientist. What makes an amazing detective? Is is ability, knowledge or crazy quirks that help solve the case....what do you think? Sherlock's methods were based on Dr. Bell's method of observation and deduction...what could we tell about a situation or person from what we observe? How much do we really see around us? I believe my favorite thing about Sherlock was how he could deduce an entire situation from a shred of evidence. Granted Sherlock is a fictional character, however there are other great detectives in real life. I'll mention some of them in a later post....but for now fiction or not Sherlock Holmes is, in my book, the greatest detective.
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Welcome to my new blog On-the-Scene. There will be no formal writing here...just thoughts about detectives, murder facts, interesting quotes, and maybe a sneak peek or two into my mystery novels. I have never written a blog before - so I'm definitely out of my normal element- however, we'll see what happens. I'm hopeful that you will find something interesting here from time to time....please comment if you wish. So, here we go.....my first blog post and until next time, follow the clues.
A North Carolina author who published her first novel, Killer Deception, in 2020. She doesn't profess to be a professional blogger, just a writer with many thoughts.