This poll is for agents, editors and art directors. For editors and art directors, I'm looking for those who are involved in the decision-making process re: book contracts or initial talent-scouting. Thanks!

Focus of these surveys: craft and business of writing and/or illustrating books, publishing industry. Results will be discussed at the SCBWI-Florida Regional Conference, SCBWI Metro NY Chapter (Feb event) and SCBWI-LA Writer's Day as well as summarized in Inkygirl.com later this year. You can also see other current and past surveys in the Inkygirl Survey Archives. Thanks! - Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Which of the following best describes your work?

Question Title

* Which of the following best describes your work?

When you are considering taking on a new client/author/illustrator, do you ever research them online?

Question Title

* When you are considering taking on a new client/author/illustrator, do you ever research them online?

If you do online research before signing on a client/author/illustrator, has your research ever made you decide NOT to sign them on?

Question Title

* If you do online research before signing on a client/author/illustrator, has your research ever made you decide NOT to sign them on?

If you had one tip about social media for aspiring/pre-published writers or illustrators, what would it be? (other than "don't spend more time on social media than your own work")

Question Title

* If you had one tip about social media for aspiring/pre-published writers or illustrators, what would it be? (other than "don't spend more time on social media than your own work")

If you don't mind me including your name, Twitter id, agency and/or publishing house, please list this info below.

Question Title

* If you don't mind me including your name, Twitter id, agency and/or publishing house, please list this info below.

T