Several years ago Denzel Holmes retired from a Federal Agency to pursue his real passion of writing. “I love the name my parents gave me” he said. “Denzel Washington just gave me street credibility”. Denzel researches early Texas history and writes fictitious novels using characters from the mid 19th Century. I call myself “a western writer but I really write about the growing pains of Texas from the time it was a republic, state, state of the confederacy, and state once again after reconstruction.
His wife Margie is his first line editor. “She is tough” he says. “I do not like to rewrite a chapter and a half to correct one line”. Both now call Belton, Texas home.
The rain came this afternoon and slowed sales somewhat but there is always tomorrow. Next week the tent may be set up at the Bois ‘Darc Bash in Commerce.