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When Steve and Sharon Emecz founded MX Publishing, it had a very different purpose than it does today. And while most Sherlockians know the outfit for its many pastiches (particularly through the MX Collection edited by David Marcum), there's much more going on here than one might realize.

Steve Emecz joined us to talk about what drives him and how MX has grown to become a wide-ranging publisher with over 400 books and 150 authors under its imprint. Not to mention how they support a number of charitable causes such as Stepping Stones School at Undershaw, Happy Life Children's Home in Nairobi, the American Cancer Society, and the World Food Programme, and how it's possible that a publisher can be carbon-positive.

There's definitely more than meets the eye with MX Publishing.

Once again, our popular Canonical Couplet quiz is back, and we reveal the secret behind the origin of these short stanzas. The prize for this edition is a book from MX Publishing. Answers are due by 11:59 pm EDT on July 14, 2020. 

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