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The INFORMATION WORK OF The CRIME WRITERS' ASSOCIATION

COLIN ROBERTSON (Chairman of the Information Panel of the Crime Writers' Association)

Aslib Proceedings

ISSN: 0001-253X

Article publication date: 1 April 1955

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Abstract

I must confess that after the learned and factual speeches delivered at this Conference I feel that what I have to offer may seem very small beer. I hope, however, that you will find the brew palatable and not too frothy. A thriller writer relies on his imagination rather than facts, though incorrect facts can be his undoing. It has been said that a writer cannot know too much about anything, and, in my time, I've put questions to a great many people and done a considerable amount of research in libraries to ensure that the foundations of my stories, the facts, have been right.

Citation

ROBERTSON, C. (1955), "The INFORMATION WORK OF The CRIME WRITERS' ASSOCIATION", Aslib Proceedings, Vol. 7 No. 4, pp. 269-274. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb049572

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1955, MCB UP Limited

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