A favorite American mystery article writer, he is most well-known for his detective series featuring Teacher Craig Kennedy. He also published several screenplays, like the Exploits of Elaine (1914). He worked well as an editor and journalist. He released one of is own earliest short tales, The Black Hands, in 1911. Some critics make reference to his Teacher Craig Kennedy personality as “The American Sherlock Holmes.” He previously three children along with his wife, Margaret Allen Wilson. He’s often in comparison to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.