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“If you’re going to actually explore what it means for somebody with this brain and this temperament to have been brought up under all the constraints of Victorian womanhood – you know, to be told not only do you not have choices, but you shouldn’t want any! – that, frankly, was the whole point of turning Sherlock into a woman.”

crack spirit mafia 2 pc crack free download Sherry Thomas: Well, I don't know that it cisco network magic pro v5.5.9195 keygen developed as a point of view for these books as much as it was always the whole point! [Laughs] Because once you change ... like, if you're going to do it realistically, if you're not going to just turn Sherlock into a woman and keep everything the same, if you're going to actually explore what it means for somebody with this brain and this temperament to have been brought up under all the constraints of Victorian womanhood – you know, to be told not only do you not have choices, but you shouldn't bitdefender 2011 crack by box v3.1 want any! – that, frankly, was the whole point of turning Sherlock into a woman. It's to explore what that's like as a macdrive 9 standard crack woman, not so much what it's like as Sherlock Holmes. [Laughs] Which, in a way – we really are writing about our contemporary era, always. Because we still face very many of the same constraints. It hasn't changed – change was in degrees, not in the fundamentals.

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download tankzors pro crack vipre antivirus 2012 keygen free download ST: Yeah, in the beginning, in my first iteration – you know how when you start writing, you really don't know what you're doing, you just kind of start writing? The very first time I wrote a chapter or two, Charlotte was very much a female version of the male Sherlock Holmes, I mean, appearance-wise. She was tall and skinny and I don't know whether she had an aquiline nose [laughs], but she was pretty much a female equivalent! And then I think at some point I was like, "No, no, I want a contrast! I want to go completely the other way." And I have a friend who has more degrees than you can count and is so smart, so insightful, and can write like 10 books a year crack catia v6r2009 and she happens to have a spectacular pair of knockers and when you go into her bathroom, I kid you not, there is like three cubic feet of makeup. And I always feel like you don't see that kind of representation. Most of the time, if a woman is competent, her style is on the severe side. And I just wanted to have my friend be in there somewhere.

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xin crack idm 6.15 build 7 As far as living in Austin, the great thing is that here there's a fabulous community of romance writers. I still go to our romance writers' meetings here and have fun with that community, that sense of camaraderie.

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