Narrelle M Harris on Atlin Merrick

The Only One in the World: “S.H.E.R.L.O.C.K.” by Atlin Merrick I loved Atlin’s writing in the Sherlock Holmes realm before we ever met, and when she pitched her idea of a ‘global’ Holmes story for The Only One in the World I knew it would be a beautiful fit for the theme. Atlin has a gift for reimagining how Sherlock […]

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Narrelle M Harris on Jason Franks

The Only One in the World: “Sharaku Homura and the Heart of Iron” by Jason Franks When Jason Franks submitted his story, “Sharaku Homura and the Heart of Iron”, to The Only One in the World, I knew we had a great book on our hands. He was one of the first writers I spoke to about the project, and […]

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Narrelle M Harris on Lucy Sussex

The Only One in the World: “Mistress Islet and the General’s Son” by Lucy Sussex I first spoke to Lucy Sussex about writing a New Zealand pakeha (non-Maori) Holmes for the anthology, but she had recently discovered a real woman from history named Anne Kidderminster, nee Holmes, who in the 17th century investigated her husband’s murder when the authorities failed […]

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Narrelle M Harris on Jack Fennell

The Only One in the World: “The Path of Truth.” by Jack Fennell I was introduced to Jack Fennell at the Worldcon in Dublin in 2019 by Atlin Merrick, who had adored A Brilliant Void, a book of Irish science fiction by women which he’d compiled and edited. He hosted the Irish Ghost Stories panel at the convention, but by […]

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Narrelle M Harris on Jayantika Ganguly

The Only One in the World: “The Adventure of the Fated Homecoming” by Jayantika Ganguly Although I haven’t met Jay in person, I’ve known of her work via other Holmesian anthologies and we’ve shared Table of Contents space in Sherlock Holmes: Adventures Beyond the Canon. Jay also edits Proceedings of the Pondicherry Lodge for the Sherlock Holmes Society of India […]

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Cover Reveal: The Only One in the World – a Sherlock Holmes Anthology

I am so thrilled to be able to share with you the cover for the upcoming anthology, The Only One in the World – full of stories of what Sherlock and/or John might have been like if one or both came from a cultural background different to the Victorian-era gentlemen of the Conan Doyle books. Clan Destine Press were fantastic, […]

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Flash Fiction: Wolf’s Night In

Today’s #FlashFictionFriday tale was prompted by Twitter regular @Alexxphoenix42 (with “nail polish”) and new prompter @annb99 (Hamilton). I’ve set this story in the universe of The She Wolf of Baker Street – my contemporary queer, paranormal take on the famous folks of Baker Street, currently being serialised for my supporters on Patreon. (Chapter 12 went up on 26 March, so […]

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Flash Fiction: Stop. Don’t Stop.

Each week I’ll ask my Twitter followers for a word, phrase, image or character as prompts for flash fiction. I’ll select a few and write a quick short fic! If you want to take part, follow me on Twitter and look out for the hashtag #FlashFictionFriday. This week’s prompts are from Twitter users @azriona1912, @avawtsn (who prompted a Sherlockian story) […]

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Coming in 2021

Already I have several stories and some more music planned for this year. Here’s a little look at some upcoming projects! Who Sleuthed It? (pre-order for March release) The She-Wolf of Baker Street (currently on Patreon) The Only One in the World (coming soon) Root and Branch (coming soon) More songs from the Duo Ex Machina song project Who Sleuthed It? Due for […]

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