Research

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Lit World Interviews

Write about what you know is pretty good advice. It is possible to write about what you don’t know, but whenever you do you’re going to have to make sure that your research is spot on. The wonderful thing about Google is that you have a world of information at your fingertips. The not so wonderful thing is that not all of that information is accurate. So when I’m looking for specific facts I always find at least a couple of different sources to be sure that I’m not using flawed or bogus articles.

Most of us have felt the gamut of emotions to one degree or another, so those are fairly easy to convey. I believe though, that there are some extreme emotions that would be incredibly difficult, if not impossible for most – not all – writers to communicate unless they’ve lived them. So all the research in…

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2 thoughts on “Research

    Aquileana said:
    October 31, 2014 at 7:01 am

    That was a very interesting post…. Above all I found the post sincere … I agree which the words in the post highlighting that there are some extreme emotions that would be incredibly difficult, if not impossible for most writers to communicate unless they’ve lived them. In those “special” situations even the most exhaustive research is useless, I ‘d say.
    Thanks for sharing, Jo… All the very best to you, Aquileana 😀

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      jorobinson176 responded:
      October 31, 2014 at 2:36 pm

      Thanks to you Aquileana. 🙂 I’ve read lots of books where you can see that the writer knows exactly what he or she is talking about, even though it’s fiction, and so many where there’s a definite break in the connection. 😀

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