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Mystery – April 8

The holder of Mystery Writers of America membership card number 1, Baynard H. Kendrick, was born on this date in 1894.

His most famous character, Duncan Maclain, was a blind PI with two German Shepherd sidekicks, Schnuke and Driest.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which a person missing at least one of the five human senses surprises your protagonist with an accurate description of an event.

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