About Hard Times
What lengths will a man go through to get back to his wife and unborn child. An incredible story that’s one for the ages.
When Gladiator Magazine editor and chief, Bob Goldstein needs a big story to save his company, he enlists the services of new writer Max Newcomb to find the Holy Grail of boxing- finding the heavyweight champion, who disappeared 50 years ago, after it was discovered that he was an escapee from a Georgia chain gang…
About the Author
M. Anthony Phillips is an actor, writer and martial artist.
Qn 1: Can you tell us more about Hard Times, What is it about?
The book is about one man’s inner strength to overcome all obstacles to make something of his life against all odds. Wrongly sent to a Georgia chain gang in the early forties, escaping to join the all Black unit to serve this country and to come home to racist society with no means of employment.
Qn 2: Who do you think would be interested in Hard Times, is it directed at any particular market?
I see people who love a great adventure story loving this. It’s an uplifting tale. Action Adventure market with an average age range of 13 – 80 years of age.
Qn 3: Out of all the books in the world, and all the authors, which are your favourite and why?
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas. He is one of my favorites because here is a Black man in Nineteenth Century France who faced obstacles but still rose to become a great writer, still revered today.
Qn 4: What guidance would you offer to someone new, or trying to enhance their writing?
To be a great absorber of history and art. Be passionate about what you do no matter what it is.
Qn 5: Where can our readers find out more about you, do you have a website, or a way to be contacted?
People can follow me on my Amazon page or my website is manthonyphillips.net and my email is firstname.lastname@example.org