In Episode 38 of Lawyerpreneur, John Hart talks about how the depth of storytelling culture in the South has been integral to his writing. He tells the story of bailing on his criminal law practice to give himself the opportunity to write a successful novel and the path that led to his first published novel, The King of Lies, making the New York Times bestseller list.
John Hart discusses how being a criminal defense lawyer played an important role in his understanding of crime and society, and how those experiences continue to mold his writing. We talked about why it’s important to Hart to write thrillers with depth and authenticity. And we discuss his new book The Unwilling that is set in Charlotte, North Carolina in the 1970s.
Writing Literary Thrillers Steeped in Southern Culture with John Hart
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