Writing Rule #14

#14 There are two types of research.
Type A: Research which involves wandering through books, the net, etc., in a search for inspiration, plot, and virtue.
Tybe B: When you need to know what the damn thing was called, what it did, or how it worked.

Type A is fun, Type B is frustating.  When stuck with type B research, go here: 

http://www.nypl.org/questions/chat.html and ask them…  Don’t take up too much of their time, and thank them for the hours they’ve saved you…

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