Hi! I'm Ryan Holden. I enjoy reading both fiction (mainly fantasy) and nonfiction, staying active (currently judo), and attempting to break my rut by traveling out of the country every year. I grew up speaking Tagalog in the beautiful island nation of the Philippines, and speak tourist-level Spanish and Italian. I find language is a powerful road to experience in both geographic and literary travels.
My fiction is written to tell a good story and generally involves clash of culture. What change do we fear? What ignorance or other barriers must be overcome? But what hope is there, and how do we find it? I hope my writing waters your mind, feeds your soul, and brings you JOY.