Doug was on Rare Bird Radio to chat with author Chip Jacobs. They discuss inspiration, motivation, and location in their writing. Click below to listen to the podcast.

Chip Jacobs is an award-winning author and journalist. His books include the biography Strange As It Seems: the Impossible Life of Gordon Zahler; the environmental social histories The People’s Republic of Chemicals and the international bestselling Smogtown: the Lung-Burning History of Pollution in Los Angeles; the dark-humor true crime caper The Ascension of Jerry; and the stories collection The Vicodin Thieves. He also has contributed pieces to anthologies, most recently for Los Angeles in the 1970s: “Weird Scenes Inside the Goldmine” about the attack on an idealist lawyer by a depraved cult. His reporting has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, L.A. Daily News, CNN, The New York Times, Bloomberg, and LA Weekly, among others. His novel Arroyo is now available on Indie Bound, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble, and wherever books are sold. Connect with him on his website, Facebook, Twitter Instagram, and Goodreads.

Focus Lost is Doug’s third book and will be released on April 16, 2019 by Rare Bird Books. Visit the Buzz section to stay updated on the news and events related to release or connect with him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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