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Sherlock Holmes – The Valley of Fear

This is the fourth cover I’ve done for the republished classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle novels. Originally published in 1914 ‘The Valley of Fear’ is the fourth and final novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. After decoding a cipher warning from Moriarty’s organization for “Douglas” in “Birlstone”, Holmes arrives to discover that…

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes – The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

This is the fifth cover I’ve done for the republished classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle books. Set in the 19th Century London these are the first twelve short-stories published in ‘The Strand’ Magazine featuring Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson, that made “Baker Street Mania” a worldwide phenomena. Featuring some of his famous cases:- A SCANDAL IN…

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sherlock Holmes – The Hound of the Baskervilles

    This is the third cover I’ve done for the republished classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle novels. In the previous century Hugo Baskerville captured and imprisoned a young lady on his estate, only to fall victim to a marauding hound of hell as he pursued her along the moor late one night. Since then the…

Sherlock Holmes - The Sign of Four

Sherlock Holmes – The Sign of Four

This is the second cover I’ve designed for the newly released version of the classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle novels. In 1888 Mary Morstan comes to Holmes with two puzzles. The first the disappearance ten years earlier of her father Captain Arthur Morstan in 1878. The second puzzle is that she has received a pearl…

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Sherlock Holmes – A Study in Scarlet

I’ve recently become involved with a project to republish the classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle novels. This is the first cover I’ve designed for ‘A Study in Scarlet’ the début novel to feature Sherlock Holmes, written in 1887. ‘A Study in Scarlet’ begins with the reminisces of Dr. John Watson M.D. veteran of the war…

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2014 version now available

From 17th October an updated version of ‘How to Produce, Perform and Write an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show’ is available. The paperback version from Lulu is available here and kindle version here. As promised in the book the new text is available to all those that have bought a previous version on this site. What…

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Case studies: Thinking out of the box

Case study: Chris Dangerfield To promote his show ‘Sex Tourist’ at the 2012 Fringe, Chris negotiated a sponsorship deal with one of the local escort agencies. Allegedly anyone with a flyer for Chris’ show got a 10% discount on the agency’s price list. Case study: Lewis Schaffer (again) At the 2013 Fringe Richard Herring decided…