General reading habits

The purpose of this survey is to gather information of how and why people access erotic fiction. The results of this survey will be used in workshops and panels to educate librarians and other interested parties about the genre. For the purposes of this survey erotic fiction is defined as fiction where there are graphic depictions of sex and the sexual content helps drive the story through either plot or character development.

* 1. At what age did you start reading erotic fiction?

* 2. What made you decide to first start reading erotic fiction?

* 3. How did you obtain the first erotic fiction stories you read? (Check all that apply)

* 4. In what format were the first erotic fiction stories you read?

* 5. What was the length of the first erotic stories you read? (Check all that apply)

* 6. How long have you been reading erotic fiction?

* 7. Why do you continue to read erotic fiction?

* 8. In what format do you currently primarily read erotic fiction?

* 9. How do you currently obtain the erotic fiction you read? (Check all that apply)

* 10. How do you get recommendations on what erotic fiction to read next? (Check all that apply)

* 11. Does your local public library carry erotic fiction?