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What do you think about the merger between AOL and Time Warner? What effect, if any, will the merger have on the entertainment industry, the media and/or on you, the consumer?
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Will electronic reading devices eventually replace books?
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When you purchase a new book by an author you're not familiar with, what influences you most? (Cover art, jacket copy, book reviews, cover blurbs, genre, etc.)
Have you ever been a part of a writing critique group? If so, how beneficial was the experience?
How do you feel about electronic queries and submissions? Do they help with response times from editors?
Have you ever encountered plagiarism on the Net? What are your feelings on this issue?
How do you find the time to write?