Kidlit Published Author Survey
This is a survey aimed at published authors in the children's book space about their road to publication. If a required question does not apply to you, please select "N/A". Thank you!
Email address *
Your Name
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Your Category *
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How many years would you say you've been writing with the goal of pursuing publication? *
How many manuscripts did you write before the manuscript that became AGENTED (if applicable)? *
How many manuscripts did you write before the manuscript that earned a PUBLISHING CONTRACT? *
How many drafts do you go through per manuscript, on average, during the WIP phase? *
How many drafts do you go through per manuscript, on average, after you have submitted it to your agent (if applicable)? *
Did you work with a critique group, beta readers, or similar on your unpublished manuscripts? *
Did you work with a critique group, beta readers, or similar on your manuscript that earned representation (if applicable)? *
Did you work with a critique group, beta readers, or similar on your manuscript that earned a publishing contract? *
Did you work with a critique group, beta readers, or similar on your manuscripts since becoming published? *
Have you ever attended a conference and paid for critique on your journey to publication? *
Have you ever worked with a freelance editor on your journey to publication? *
Have you ever worked with a freelance editor after becoming agented or published? *
What is one juicy piece of advice you can offer to writers who are still working toward publication?
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What are some resources you've found invaluable on your journey?
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THANK YOU SO MUCH!
My goal with this survey is to help writers who are still working toward their goals to contextualize the hard work that goes into every success. I really appreciate your perspective!
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