The shared experience of watching a play opens people up to ideas and feelings in a way that no other art form does.”
KS: Sherlock’s character first appeared in 1887, over 135 years ago, and is still a wildly exciting character in popular culture. But the world in which he was created seems quite different from the world we live in today. When you write historical stories, how does today’s world influence your work? How do the pressing issues of today translate into your plays?
KS: Clearly the themes and stories in your plays translate well to a modern audience, as you turned these three plays into novels, all of which have been published by London’s MX Publishing. What inspired you to turn your plays into novels and what was the process like?
KS: Outside of your solitary writing time, you are a Resident Artist at the Purple Rose Theatre, where you have had nine productions over the course of sixteen years. What’s the most surprising thing you have learned about theatre while working there?
KS: It sounds like you have had some truly incredible experiences as a playwright, as well as a human being. I mean, we’ve got to talk about the final paragraph of your bio (if you haven’t read it yet, you’re missing out). What's something you haven’t had the chance to do that you’ve always wanted to try?