=> searching the Internet faster
=> with greater relevance
=> including reaching into data bases not accessed in standard searches.
In Super Sleuthing seminars, webinars, and workshops, Geri Spieler teaches you how to design and implement your internet searches quickly and successfully.
Using the Super Sleuthing Process, you will learn:
Super Sleuthing instruction is
offered by Geri Spieler in several formats:
(Specially scheduled Webinars (ten attendees minimum), and private research assignments available).
Seminars, Workshops and Classes. Classes in which Super Sleuthing tools are taught in-person, based on an in-depth Power Point presentation, at sites ranging from college classrooms to library community rooms to bookstore reading rooms. By arrangement.
Workshops. Include both instruction in using Super
Sleuthing tools and hands-on experience in searching. Participants bring and use their portable
computers; workshops are offered, by arrangement, in locations with internet
INTERNET RESEARCH SECRETS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW
What you will take away:
Cost: $250.00 [for a 90-minutes presentation]
To maintain a reasonable class size, a second class can be scheduled, on the same site, on the same day, for an additional $200.
Faculty and staff members are, of course, welcome to attend. (PowerPoint presentation)
Hand's On Internet Research Class--Bring your laptop and
search your projects for an individualized exercise.
Journalist and investigative reporter Geri Spieler shares her advanced
Internet research techniques that will cut your research time in half and yield reliable
and verifiable information.
Class size limited to 10 participants
(PowerPoint presentation. In addition, students bring their own laptop. This class gives each student the opportunity to conduct their individualized research with direction and assistance from Geri)
Why Facts Matter and How to Find Them
Whether you are writing fiction or non-fiction, your descriptions and references must be accurate. Never underestimate your reader. Facts, references and accurate details are critical examples of professional writers.
Does a helicopter have wheels or skids?
What is the difference between a revolver and pistol?
Does it matter? You bet. You do not want an editor or reader to lose respect for your work and damage your credibility. Hear more examples of how inaccuracies lost writers jobs and literary contracts.
To avoid these mistakes, discover the top six research sites and facilities to find just about everything on anything.
"Fact Finding for Fiction Writers:
Free & Easy Research Techniques to Pump Up Your Skills"
Fiction does not release a novelist from fact. Inaccurate detail will sink a book into the chasm of sloppy writing and lazy work habits. Never underestimate your reader. Accurate references such as historical data, legal and medical references are critical examples of professional writers.
Learn the skills for fast, accurate and reliable Internet search techniques that boost your book out of the slush pile. (PowerPoint presentation)