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I have a very basic question  I need help with. I want to interview an expert for an article but most of the questions can be answered from his book and his website. The articles I've done for other magazines like quotes from the expert. When the information is already available through the author's own writing, should I still interview? It seems to me that  the author would assume I didn't read his book or web info.
I'd appreciate any direction you can give me on this.

#1 - November 07, 2008, 07:21 PM

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I was taught not to ask questions I could already find the answers to. So, no, I wouldn't ask questions that are answered on his site.
#2 - November 07, 2008, 07:26 PM
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Could you mention something you read on his website and ask how he felt when it happened in order to have a personal quote?
#3 - November 08, 2008, 04:59 AM
ROLLER BOY (Fitzroy Books, 2018)
AMY'S CHOICE (Luminis Books, 2014)
CALL ME AMY (Luminis Books, 2013)
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Thank you, Jessica and Marcia,
This gives me a better idea of where I should go with this.
I'll try your idea, Marcia.
#4 - November 09, 2008, 03:55 PM


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