Clan Destine Press Blog — Raymond Gates
Raymond Gates: Clamour and Mischief's Author Spotlight
Clamour and Mischief authors Raymond Gates
We're here with Raymond Gates, who talks with us about his Clamour and Mischief tale titled "Once Upon a Midnight." What is the most unexpected tidbit you learned while researching your story? The high level of intelligence ravens possess. Their capacity for learning has been equated to adult great apes and they have been known to have a greater vocabulary than some parrots. They can plot and scheme: for example, ravens can imitate wolf howls and other predators to call them to a carcass they cannot break open, and when the predator is done eating, can feast on the remains....
The Only One in the World: Raymond Gates Interview
Raymond Gates The Only One in the World: A Sherlock Holmes Anthology
For The Only One in the World Raymond Gates sets his story "The Enemy Within" in Australia. We asked Raymond to tell us about writing his story for our Sherlock Holmes anthology. What is the most unexpected tidbit you learned while researching your story? I'm not one who's spent much time in the Holmes and Watson universe, so when I wanted to introduce a sister for Watson, I was surprised to discover Harriet Watson's existence [courtesy of the BBC's Sherlock]. Who knew? Well, obviously fans did, but I sure didn't! Serendipity? What was your favourite thing about writing a story...