I’ve have the opportunity to read the upcoming book The Warrior and it is a book that I would highly recommend that you read and review. Free copies are available now. The book will be released in 2017. It is action packed, entertaining and enlightening. Reviewers, bloggers or just die heart action readers if you are interested in the pre-release copy contact me. In the meantime, check out the trailer and a little about the author.
An Interview with Phil Davidson
- A day in the life of Phil Davidson:
As a lawyer, my days are filled with reading and writing; reading cases, writing briefs, pleadings and letters and other documents. When I’m not reading or writing, I am meeting with clients or potential clients, taking depositions or appearing in Court. My days are long and in many instances frustrating because I’ve learned that justice and the law are not always the same.
- What inspired you to write The Warrior?
I wrote The Warrior based on my own experiences in Vietnam and wanting to tell a story about warriors and how they think and act. Once I had these things in mind I realized that, like a lot of soldiers, I felt overwhelming grief and shame at having survived. So how did that come to be? The only explanation to me was that God had spared me. I then made up my mind to tell a story about how God could offer redemption to warriors.
- What do you want people to know about The Warrior?
I want people to know that The Warrior is a book worth reading. It is packed with action and filled with redemption. The book made Amazon’s best sellers list. What individual that has fallen would not love the opportunity to rise again and overcome the challenges that have faced them. The Warrior is the story of the fallen that got back up. It is for mature audiences. Everyone will not like the book because it is very realistic. But if you can handle the worst elements in life and hold on, you will be highly entertained and love the ending. It’s a great book.
- Why are mentors important?
I have never had a mentor to aid me in writing. But I have had mentors in other areas, college and the army. A mentor is someone that you believe in and that believes in you – and lets you know that. He is a person that attempts to “show you the way” in a specific endeavor, to “clear the path” so to speak. But I believe for a novice in any endeavor, a mentor can be valuable.
- Inside the mind of an author:
I think that fiction authors all have one common thought process: they want to create something that doesn’t exist. And in doing this they attempt to make the story as interesting as possible and the characters believable and someone the reader can connect with.
- How can writing be a form of therapy?
Any psychologist will tell you that talking about a subject that is bothering someone is good therapy. “Getting it out”. Soldiers who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder have repressed horrifying thoughts, and in order to deal with those thoughts a good therapist will attempt to have them talk and bring the harmful thoughts to the surface where they can be dealt with. It goes the same for writing. Lots of writers use the written word to express their strong feelings about subjects found in war, death and love.