myheartistellingmecamren asked:Do you have any advice for writing about illegal street races? I haven't been able to find much. I was also wondering if you would be able to find anything about writing about a drug cartel.
- On Writing Car Chases
- Tips on writing a big fight/chase scene
- Tips on writing action scenes
- Writing chase scenes
- TIP: How to edit for tension
- Spun (up)
Vocabulary [car related]
- Max Speed – max car speed
- Max Reverse Speed – max car speed in reverse
- Acceleration – acceleration speed
- Deceleration – braking speed
- Friction – how far the car rolls before stopping
- Max Steering Rate – max rate at which car can turn
- Steering Acceleration – how fast the car starts turning
- Steering Friction- how fast the car corrects itself (when you “let go of the wheel”)
- Car Starting Direction – set car rotation on start
- Drug Cartel
- Illegal drug trade
- How the Cartels Work
- Drug Cartels In Oregon: How Traffickers Operate
- Sinaloa Cartel
- How is the organization structure of a drug cartel?
- What should we know about the Mexican drug cartels?
- Where do drug cartels invest their billions?
- Mexico’s “Queen of The Pacific”
- Mexico’s Drug Trafficking Organizations
- A guide to the world’s biggest drug cartels
- "What I saw inside the Cali drug cartel"
- Confessions of a drug cartel hitman on the run
Links from Havocscope
- El Narco: Inside Mexico’s Criminal Insurgency
- The Last Narco: Inside the Hunt for El Chapo, the World’s Most Wanted Drug Lord Meet the boss of the Sinaloa Drug Cartel and a man who was once listed on Forbes Billionaire List.
- Narcoland: The Mexican Drug Lords And Their Godfathers The author is living under protection after receiving numerous death threats from drug cartels in Mexico. According to the Guardian, traffickers have left the heads of decapitated animals on her doorsteps as the results of her investigations.