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"you must acknowledge, my dear Holmes" [HOUN] 

When you hear about Richard Ryan's writing projects, you might make an exclamation much like Watson did in the presence of Sherlock Holmes. The self-described "pantser" already had five books to his name on MX Publishing (The Vatican Cameos, The Stone of Destiny, The Druid of Death, The Merchant of Menace, Through a Glass Starkly) and is at work on his sixth, Three May Keep a Secret.

In addition, he is also completing an anthology series for Belanger Books called 1881, has authored a children's book B Is For Baker Street, and is an editor with the Dear Holmes project, where subscribers receive actually letters by mail that challenge them to solve mysteries.

What inspires this former newspaperman and how does it do it? Join us as we uncover the secrets of his Sherlockian success.

The Canonical Couplet quiz winner this time will receive a copy of one of Richard Ryan's books from MX Publishing (your choice).  Answers are due by March 14, 2021 at 11:59 a.m.

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Transcript - I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere Episode 211: Dear Holmes