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William Holden

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Originally from Detroit, William Holden now lives in Dallas Texas with his partner of twenty-one years. He has a Master's in Library and Information Science from Florida State University. Over the past decade he has devoted his time to collecting and preserving GLBT history and is a volunteer archivist at Boston's History Project.

William's writing spans more than fifteen years, accumulating more than seventy published short stories in the genres of erotica, romance, fantasy, and horror. He is an award-winning author of such titles as, A Twist of Grimm by Lethe Press (Lambda Literary Award Finalist), and by Bold Strokes Books, Words to Die By (2nd place Rainbow Book Awards for best horror and finalist for the Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book
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William Holden That's a difficult question to answer. I read a lot of horror, and would rather not visit any of those places, if I happened to find myself in one of …moreThat's a difficult question to answer. I read a lot of horror, and would rather not visit any of those places, if I happened to find myself in one of those worlds, I'd run like hell.

If I had to pick a place I think it would be the fiction world created by Fredrik Backman, in his novel My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry. It was a strange place, full of emotions and grief, but the community of neighbors took care of each other. (less)
William Holden My reading list varies wildly. I'm currently reading Daniel Jose Older's book, Half-Resurrection Blues and will definitely be buying the other books i…moreMy reading list varies wildly. I'm currently reading Daniel Jose Older's book, Half-Resurrection Blues and will definitely be buying the other books in the series. Some of the other books on my to be read pile are:

My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman
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His Seed edited by Steve Berman and Lethe Press
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A Twist of Grimm

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Secret Societies (Thomas Ne...

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The Thief Taker (Thomas New...

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Words to Die By

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Grave Desires

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Savor

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Silver and Gold

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Crimson Souls

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The Last Goodbye

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The Libertine

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One hell of a christmasWow, I was looking back at my last post, and thought has it been that long since I’ve posted something? Sad but true, and to those few faithful followers I say thank you for sticking by me and my apology for not being more on top of this blog thing. I have every intention of writing a weekly blog, but being the introvert that I am, I often think that no one really cares what I have to say. Once th

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Chase’s work is vast as it is varied. From male Victorian erotica, to Western erotica. Ghost stories, and contemporary. Regardless of the period or genre, Dale’s work has always impressed me. The Great Man is without a doubt her finest work yet. It’s ...more
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I tried and tried but couldn't get into the third book of this series. Made it halfway and just finally gave up. The author did something to this narrative that I can't figure out, but it really ruined it for me.
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