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

New book collects the Internet research secrets of successful writers

February 18, 2002, Medford, NJ — Information Today, Inc. has announced the publication of Super Searcher, Author, Scribe: Successful Writers Share Their Internet Research Secrets, by Loraine Page. The book, which is the eighth installment in the popular “Super Searchers” series edited by Reva Basch, features the author’s in-depth interviews with 15 writers who regularly use the Internet as a research tool.

The impact of the Internet on the writing profession is unprecedented, even revolutionary. Wired writers of the 21st century use the Internet to do research, to collaborate, to reach out to readers, and to publish and sell their work. In Super Searcher, Author, Scribe, Page—editor of Link-Up, a popular newsmagazine covering Internet content—draws out gems of wisdom from leading journalists, book authors, writing teachers, and professional researchers in the literary field. These super-searching scribes share their online tips, techniques, sources, and success stories, and offer advice that any working writer can put to immediate use.

As a reader bonus, the Super Searchers Web Page ( features links to nearly 300 Internet resources recommended in the book.

The featured super searchers include experienced writers of articles, columns, books, screenplays, and poetry, including:
• Sarah Wernick • Ridley Pearson • David Fryxell • Sheila Bender • David Weinberger • Reid Goldsborough • Catherine Coulter • Michael Gross • Alfred and Emily Glossbrenner • Bonnie Remsberg • Jodi Picoult • Gary Gach • Paula Berinstein • Gregg Sutter (researcher to the dean of modern mystery writers, Elmore Leonard)

Loraine Page has been a freelance writer for over 20 years, contributing articles to the Philadelphia Inquirer, Writers Digest, The Writer, the Christian Science Monitor, and numerous other publications. As the longtime editor of Link-Up (, the newsmagazine for users of online services, CD-ROM, and the Internet, Page has been covering the Internet since its infancy as a consumer medium. She is also a serious amateur photographer who has won awards for her stunning landscapes and seascapes. 

Advance Praise for Super Searcher, Author, Scribe:

“Being told how to conduct research is one thing, being shown is another. And that’s what this book sets out to do, by showing you the steps authors take to ferret out information on the Web. The interviews reveal the logic behind ‘searching,’ and the appendix of useful websites is a dynamite resource.”
— Moira Allen,

Super Searcher, Author, Scribe is an interesting melange of tips and process from working writers who use the Internet every day. You’ll surely find ideas to streamline and enhance your research process.”

— Melanie Rigney, Writer’s Digest

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

Super Searcher, Author, Scribe is a CyberAge Book from Information Today, Inc. It is available in better bookstores everywhere through Chicago-based trade distributor Independent Publishers Group (IPG) or by calling the publisher at 800-300-9868 (outside the U.S. call 609-654-6266); faxing 609-654-4309; e-mailing, or simply click on the "Order Now" button (left). 

2002/186 pp/softbound 
ISBN: 0-910965-58-7

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