Cover Matters

Cover Matters: A Reader Survey

In light of the pretty dramatic, divided discussion we’ve recently had concerning fantasy covers and (so-called) cliches, we got to thinking and are frankly curious about online readers. We want to know what YOU think about genre fiction covers in general. Thus, we’ve put together a little survey. It’s completely anonymous (unless you WANT to leave your name and contact info, which is totally cool too) – but we really want to know how you fellow internet readers feel. If you’re interested and have some time to kill, we’d love to hear from you!

Please note that this survey is 100% subjective – we want YOUR own honest opinions. In our next “Cover Matters” post, we’ll share the survey results with you, hopefully shedding some light on how the internet readership views covers in general.

(If you have any problems with the embedded survey below, you can access the form online HERE)

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  • Nastassia D.
    April 10, 2010 at 1:27 am

    I completed your survey πŸ™‚

  • Shannon
    April 10, 2010 at 2:28 pm

    I was so pleased to see a poll of this type on your blog. I’m quite the snob when it comes to book covers. But I truly feel that they can be just as important as the blurb. I’m meant to be sold the book. Shouldn’t publishing houses put forth the effort in all areas of design?

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  • Ryorin
    April 13, 2010 at 2:29 am

    I truly wish some publisher, somewhere, will read the results of this survey. Thank you creating it! πŸ˜€

  • Ian
    April 13, 2010 at 3:36 am

    Very interesting, and the results certainly will be. This is something we know of particular importance to a younger audience, but will be eagle eyed when it comes to reading the results of all the genres you have within your survey.

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