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Jul 06

America’s Newest Hitmaker: An Interview With Western Star A.H. Holt

A. H. HoltAnne Haw Holt, or A.H.Holt, is from Richmond, VA – attended PVCC in Charlottesville, Mary Baldwin in Staunton, FSU in Tallahassee, FL – Ph.D. in History. Writes family stories set in the American west. Published FROM WRITER TO AUTHOR on Kindle in January. This work helps writers polish their manuscripts to publish on Kindle or send to a publisher. Anne just completed TEN IN TEXAS, a story of a settler on the Texas panhandle lands that were part of the famous XIT Ranch. “Ten in Texas” is currently one of the 200 bestselling Westerns in America.

What is the title and genre of your book?

Ten In Texas – A traditional Western.

Who is your intended audience and why should they read your book?

Readers of historical adventure, Westerns, good stories with no cursing, overt sex or excessive violence.

How did you come up with the title of your book or series?

This book is set in the early break-up of the XIT Ranch, which covered most of ten counties in Texas –  thus “Ten In Texas.”

Let’s talk a little about your cover art. Who came up with it?

My publisher J C Hulsey helped me design the cover. I think we did a pretty good job.

Who is your favorite character from your book and why?

The lead – Will Gantry is certainly my favorite.

If you could change ONE thing about your novel, what would it be?  Why?

I wouldn’t make any changes to this book. I think we really got it.

Give us an interesting fun fact or a few about your book or series:

This book suggests another with a different protagonist – easy for the reader to spot.

Which other books are similar to your own?  What makes them alike?

Some say my books are similar to L’Amour, but with more family.

Do you have any unique talents or hobbies?

I read, write and take photographs. I try to keep busy.

How can we contact you or find out more about your books?

ahholt@ahholt.com or through my publisher jc@outlawspublishing.com.

What can we expect from you in the future?

A paper and Kindle version of Silver Creek, a Colorado book and a sequel to Kendrick.

What can readers who enjoy your book do to help make it successful?

If you buy my book and like it, please go to Amazon and write a short review.

Do you have any tips for readers or advice for other writers trying to get published?

Keep writing. Learn to edit

Is there anything else you’d like to say?

Thank you for the time.

You can download your copy of the fabulous “Ten in Texas” today from Amazon!

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