* 1. Do you identify as a minority?

* 2. Are you:

* 3. How old are you?

* 4. How many books have you published? 

* 5. How many publishers, in Canada, have you published with?

* 6. What type of publisher did you publish with? (Check all that apply)

* 7. How much money did you make from writing last year?

* 8. Are you a full-time writer?
That is, does writing or writing related activity make up the entirety of your income?

* 9. Do you have another job as well as writing?

* 10. If you have another job, aside from writing, is it:

* 11. Where do you live?

* 12. Do you:

* 13. Do you receive financial support from a partner, spouse, family member, or anyone else?

* 14. Have you ever been supported for a period of longer than 1 month by someone else since becoming a writer?

* 15. Last year, what percentage of your income (roughly) came specifically from writing - including advances, freelance work, royalties. Do not include grants, prizes, fellowships.

* 16. Is this significantly different than other years? 

* 17. Last year, what percentage of your income (roughly) came from grants, prizes, fellowships etc.

* 18. Is this significantly different than other years?

* 19. Last year, what percentage (roughly) of your income came from writing related work - ie teaching creative writing, writer-in-residence positions, speaking engagements/readings, manuscript evaluations etc.

* 20. Is this significantly different than in other years?

* 21. Last year, what percentage (roughly) of your income came from work not related to writing in any way?

* 22. Is this significantly different than other years?

* 23. Do you think having a 'day job' hinders your writing?

* 24. Is there anything you’d like to do that you feel your writing hinders? Home ownership, a family, travel, etc.?

* 25. What writing work do you do for free that you feel you should be paid for? reading series etc.

* 26. How much does it matter to you that you’re paid for writing? 

* 27. Have you ever felt taken advantage of, or asked to do something for free that you felt you should have been paid for?

* 28. Please share a little bit about yourself and your work - ie. award winning poet, best-selling fiction writer, mid-list author, critical darling etc. Or, if you are comfortable sharing give your name.

* 29. Is there anything else that you would like to share or explain about your answers?

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