Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake
jaylake

[poll] Book cover art

ETA: If you found this page directly and are wondering what this is about, see the explanatory post here.

Poll #1227385 Book buying habits

Did you buy books before the Internet was generally available?

Of course.
150(97.4%)
There was life before the Internet?
3(1.9%)
No, I was raised in a basket by dust mice.
1(0.6%)

In those olden times, how did you select your bookstore purchases?

Looked for authors I knew or had been recommended.
16(10.5%)
Looked at interesting titles.
3(2.0%)
Looked at cover art.
3(2.0%)
I used the library, fool.
5(3.3%)
Dust mouse literature is very limited.
0(0.0%)

How much did cover art influence you?

Unicorns = fantasy, rockets = sf, what more do you need?
34(23.0%)
Frazetta!!!
8(5.4%)
I was never the same after discovering Heavy Metal.
7(4.7%)
Didn't matter to me.
40(27.0%)
Something else I'll explain in comments.
39(26.4%)
Tags: art, books, lj, poll, publishing
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

  • 41 comments
Previous
← Ctrl ← Alt
Next
Ctrl → Alt →
Previous
← Ctrl ← Alt
Next
Ctrl → Alt →