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Super Searcher, Author, Scribe: Successful Writers Share Their Internet Research Secrets

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Super Searcher, Author, Scribe: Successful Writers Share Their Internet Research Secrets

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Super Searcher, Author, Scribe: Successful Writers Share Their Internet Research Secrets by Loraine Page, edited by Reva Basch ISBN: 0-910965-58-7 Published: 2002 Pages: 216 pp.; softcover Price: $24.95 Available from: CyberAge Books, Information Today, Inc., 143 Old Marlton Pike, Medford, NJ 08055-8750; 609/654-6266; www.infotoday.com

This ninth book in the Super Searcher series is a little different-- most of the contributors are not actually super searchers in the traditional sense. They are writers and may, indeed, be more skilled at searching than their colleagues, but probably less so than most information professionals. However, this gives a unique perspective to the series-almost like talking to end-users!

An eclectic bunch of 14 writers was interviewed for this book by Link-Up editor Loraine Page, covering such areas as screen and script writing, crime novels, science and technology news, general non-fiction, religion and social issues, romance, and poetry. What links these disparate fields together is a universal need for background information. All of the authors used the Internet and e-mail, but in varying degrees. …

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