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Fred Holmes

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Fred Holmes is best known as a writer and director of films and television, working primarily in family films and children’s television. His work can be seen on Mary Lou Retton’s FLIP FLOP SHOP, BARNEY & FRIENDS, WISHBONE, HORSELAND, IN SEARCH OF THE HEROES, and many other shows, for which he has won two Emmys and three CINE Golden Eagles, among numerous other awards. He has also directed three feature films: DAKOTA, starring Lou Diamond Phillips, distributed by Miramax; HARLEY, starring Lou Diamond Phillips, distributed by Lionsgate; and HEART LAND, a Bollywood feature film shot on location in India, starring Prem Chopra and Divya Dutta. He lives with his wife and son in the southwest United States, and can be found online at www.flholmes. ...more

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Fred Holmes Creating worlds and people and stories that have never existed before.
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In Praise of Terry Pratchett

Let me say first off that if you don't like fantasy and you don't like to laugh, you will not like Terry Pratchett...nor will you like this post, so it's best if you move along.

However, if you like all three as I do, read on!

Back in 1997, long before I met Sir Pratchett (in the literary sense), I was directing a film in Big Bend. For those of you unfamiliar with Texas, it is a national park right Read more of this blog post »
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Fred Majenta wrote: "Hello, Fred! Thank you for contacting me! Congratulations on your book. I hope you are well and having a good week so far. Happy reading, writing, and everything else. Blessings!

Best wishes from ..."


Thanks Majenta! I noticed your currently reading HIDDEN FIGURES. I loved the movie and was interested in reading the book. What have you thought about it so far?


Majenta Hello, Fred! Thank you for contacting me! Congratulations on your book. I hope you are well and having a good week so far. Happy reading, writing, and everything else. Blessings!

Best wishes from Majenta


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