Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I am 80 years old and currently have 10 books on Amazon. The sixth book of my Robert H. and Tisza series is underway. I live in southern Alabama with my wife Grace. We have five children, sixteen grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. I am an avid reader and speaker. I have two masters degrees, one is in counseling and guidance and the other is a Masters of Theological Studies. I am a retired school teacher, coach, and Navy Chief.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
Can’t-Lose Her. It is the fifth book of the Robert H. and Tisza series and is based rather loosely on a real event. I liked the story when I heard it and thought I good use it to good advantage with my two heroes. It has been greeted locally with raved reviews.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I write in spurts and usually have two or three manuscripts underway at one time.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
James Street, Robert Ludlum, Stephen King, Stephen W. Meader
What are you working on now?
The sixth book of the series and two short love stories.
Selected verses from the Psalms.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Local book signings and Amazon
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Don’t give up.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Keep writing and tell a good story
What are you reading now?
An old Stephen W. Meader book entitled “Cedar’s Boy.”
Florida by Lauren Croff
Longleaf as far as the eye can see.
What’s next for you as a writer?
Comments on selected verses of the Psalms.
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
Holy Bible (ESV)
The Bourne Identity
Goodbye My Lady
A Land Forgotten
Author Websites and Profiles
Philip Dampier Website
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