Does your fiction novel have characters celebrating Christmas in Australia in December? Does your nonfiction book feature a quote by Abraham Lincoln about the takeover of society by robots? As a writer, you are continually building trust with your readers, and one way to ensure that trust is kept is through careful fact-checking.
After you provide me with a list of items—”facts,” quotes, etc.—I will get to work, sorting the true from the false and providing a detailed list of the information I found, including its source(s).
Research is slightly different from fact-checking in that it can be done prior to writing. If you want to create a novel based in Iceland but aren’t sure of the annual temperatures, or if your nonfiction book is going to need several articles from peer-reviewed journals on the healing process of broken ankles, research might just be the way to go.
You will tell me exactly what you’re looking for, and I will start the research process, whether via reputable internet sites, emails to professionals, or even phone calls. When the research is complete, I’ll provide you with a detailed list of the information I found, including its source(s).