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Thank you for purchasing a genuine Brian PlanteŽ science fiction story. With minimal care, it will give you minutes of trouble-free service. In order to protect your new investment, please take a few moments to fill out the warranty registration card below. Answering the survey questions is not required, but the information will help us to develop new stories that best meet your needs and desires.

1. Customer Information.
First Name:___________ MI:___ Last Name:__________________

2. Which type of story did you purchase?
[_] short-short / flash-fiction
[_] short story
[_] novelette
[_] novella
[_] novel

3. Date of purchase: ___ / ___ / ___

4. Title of story: ____________________________

5. Please indicate where this product was purchased:
[_] Received as gift
[_] Chain bookstore
[_] Independent bookstore
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[_] Part of magazine subscription
[_] Newsstand
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[_] Downloaded from the Internet

6. Please indicate how you became aware of the Brian PlanteŽ product you have just purchased:
[_] Bookstore display
[_] Recommended by friend
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[_] Part of magazine or anthology
[_] Best-of-the-year summary
[_] Review
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7. Please indicate the three (3) factors that most influenced your decision to purchase this Brian PlanteŽ product:
[_] Price
[_] Appearance
[_] Reputation
[_] Plot
[_] Characters
[_] Setting
[_] Recommendation from salesman
[_] Recommendation from friend
[_] I've read all his stuff
[_] Posted on pirate newsgroup

8. Please indicate the location(s) where this product will be used:
[_] School
[_] Library
[_] While commuting
[_] A well-lighted room with a comfortable chair
[_] Bedroom
[_] Bathroom
[_] Will not really read –- just seeing what I can download for free

9. Please indicate the products that you currently own or intend to purchase in the near future:
[_] Color TV
[_] VCR
[_] CD Player
[_] DVD
[_] Hand-held electronic reader
[_] Home Computer
[_] Pirate MP3 files
[_] Child pornography

10. How would you describe yourself or your organization? (Indicate all that apply:)
[_] Reader
[_] Writer
[_] Collector
[_] Librarian
[_] Trekkie
[_] Trekker
[_] Pirate

11. How did you pay for your Brian PlanteŽ product?
[_] Cash
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[_] Pay? What, for stuff on the Internet? Ha-ha!

12. Your occupation:
[_] Homemaker
[_] Doctor
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[_] Professional
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[_] Scum of the earth
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[_] Sales / marketing

13. To help us better understand our customers, please indicate the interests and activities in which you and your spouse enjoy participating on a regular basis:
[_] Golf
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[_] Wines
[_] Cigars
[_] Household pets
[_] Fashion clothing
[_] Child pornography
[_] Downloading MP3 files
[_] Pirating other intellectual property

Thank you for taking the time to fill out this questionnaire. Your answers will be used in market studies that will help Brian PlanteŽ serve you better in the future, as well as allowing you to receive mailings and special offers from other writers, publishers, and law enforcement. As a bonus for responding to this survey, you will be registered to win a brand new short story in our Brain Planet Sweepstakes!

Comments or suggestions about our stories or Internet piracy? Please write to: Brian_Plante@SFF.NET


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