Curt Holley was born in Denton, Texas. His parents moved the family to CA when he was 12. He was raised in Central CA. He retired from the City of Modesto as an electrical supervisor in 1992. He started writing short stories, as one of his hobbies. Another hobby (short lived) was making 'moonshine'. It ended when his still blew-up! He decided writing short stories wasn't as dangerous a hobby. Today, he and his wife of 33 yrs and their two spoiled dogs reside in Riverbank CA.