Research. Love it or hate it, nonfiction writers know it can be a real time drain. In this video, Wendy Hinote Lanier has some tips for finding the information you need and keeping track of it all.
Module 1: Finding Out Stuff
If the idea of doing research scares you, don’t call it that. Just think of it as finding out stuff. Here’s how to get started.
Module 2: Some Reliable Sources
Not all sources are created equal. Some are considered reliable while others are not. Here are a few places you can look for answers to your questions and know it’s a good source.
Module 3: Keeping Track of Your Sources
Finding a great source is not going to do you any good if you can’t find it again. This module shows you how to create a bibliography and use it to track where you found your information. It’s an invaluable tool.
Module 4: Odds and Ends
Here are a few other tips that may help with your research that aren’t necessarily connected to each other, but they do relate to research in general.