R W Holt lives in Lexington, Massachusetts in the house he grew up in. He has been writing songs since the age of fifteen, but was never able to turn that into a career. He relied on his way with words to write a tribute to his beloved dog Chu Chu which became "Lion on a Leash". His first book was published in 2014.
He has many interests including classic cars and bluegrass music. Both of these are featured thoughout his stories.