You can find additional information about CD writers and creating CDs at the following web sites:
The home of Andy McFadden's CD-Recordable FAQ. Good information about all aspects of CD-R(W).
Adaptec's CD-R support page. Definitions, advice, step-by-step procedures, and troubleshooting help.
The CD Information Center. Industry news, articles, bibliography, links to manufacturer sites, and various FAQs.