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How to Write a Car Chase in a City You’ve Never Been To

Today we have none other than Jack Soren joining us in the Hot Tub Crime Machine. Jack Soren is the author of the Monarch series from HarperCollins. 
Now, let's sit back and enjoy the bubbles as he tells us how to write a car chase in a city you've never been to before. 

I remember as a young caveman imagining what life as a writer would be like. I don’t think I even knew what a writing conference was back then, and I sure as heck didn’t see any long, lonely stints in a folding chair in the back of a bookstore with people avoiding my gaze like I was Medusa. No it was all glamor and glitz, photographers following me around, their flashbulbs so intense I needed sunscreen.

A lot of those early ideas changed as I got older, but one of the ideas that I hung onto right to the end was the act of traveling around for research. Writing an International Thriller? Time to book that European cruise. Is your hero a leather-skinned safari guide? Load up the station wagon and head for Zambia.

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