Monthly Archives: October 2012

Crime Bake!

I’m looking forward to participating as a panelist in this year’s Crime Bake Conference! It runs Fri-Sun, November 9-11, 2012, at the Dedham Hilton in Dedham, Massachusetts. I’ve never been a panelist before, so I’m thrilled. And the topic is one that’s close to my heart and to the plot of My Dear Watson. My particular panel is on Saturday morning at 10 a.m., and we are discussing “Who Says Women Are the Weaker Sex?: Writing strong, smart female characters who defy the …

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Elementary, CBS

So what do we all think of the new CBS TV show about Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Elementary? Following in the shadow of the wonderful BBC show, Sherlock, it’s quite a letdown, I think. I have nothing against Watson being a woman, but I detected no chemistry between Lucy Liu and Jonny Lee Miller, despite the fact that CBS is clearly setting up a love-hate relationship between the two. And I miss the tongue-in-cheek references to the original canon …

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