Category Archives: Holden’s Books

The Eye of The Editor

It was well over a year ago, February 2014, that I met with Noah. He smiled but his eyes lacked the luster of true excitement. I knew then that he wasn’t going to deliver the news I wanted. “It’s a great story,” he said. “And the descriptions of diving are magnificent.” He sighed. “But you’ll…

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The Hunter’s Daughter – Final Part

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. *** WARNING *** This story contains graphic descriptions of violence. Reader discretion is advised. Thank you for reading…

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The Hunter’s Daughter – Part II

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. Thank you for reading this free story. You are welcome to share it with your friends and it…

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The Hunter’s Daughter – Part I

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. **-** WARNING**-** This story contains graphic descriptions of violence. Reader discretion is advised. Thank you for reading this…

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The Vulnerable Adventurer – Why Write About Diving?

Why would anyone write about diving? It seems such a clumsy activity, restricting our motion on the surface, our peripheral vision underwater, and exposing our bodies to perils we would not encounter on a leisure hike. All the hours of preparations for roughly an hour of immersion per tank. We haul a lot of gear,…

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Diving Songs that Inspire Writing – What’s Missing?

Music is one of the universal elements with which all of us can identify. They can stir emotions and recreate the elation or sadness that we felt the first time we heard them. Sometimes a new song speaks to us as it captures the joy or pain of a specific aspect of our lives. It…

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The Diver – A Tale of Adventure, Deceit, and Redemption

I can’t tell you how excited I am to share this with you. I’m amazed at the swiftness of the passage of time. A story concocting for so many years in my my world now it’s about to see the light. Be patient. It’s in the process of getting the final touches so that the…

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