* 1. Where do you usually read Gold Dust?

* 2. How did you first hear about Gold Dust?

* 3. For how long have you known about or read Gold Dust?

* 4. What items in Gold Dust interest you most? Please rate your interest level from 1 to 4, 1 being "Not at all interested" and 4 "Very interested".

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Poems
Short stories
Play scripts
Features
Interviews
Reviews
Editorials
Graphic content
Cover
News of live events

* 5. If you have ever submitted a manuscript to Gold Dust please tell us about your experience by rating the various aspects on a scale of 1 - 4. 1 means "Very dissatisfied with this aspect of my experience" and 4 means "Completely satisfied with this aspect of my experience". If you have never submitted anything to the magazine please disregard this question and continue to Question 6.

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Speed of receiving an acknowledgement
Speed of receiving a decision regarding acceptance
Quality of individual feedback received
Perceived fairness of the editorial decision
Quality of any editing or alteration that was offered
Clarity of communications from Gold Dust

* 6. Pricing policy. Compared to similar small magazines, do you consider the printed formats good value or not? A ranking of 1 means "Much too expensive", 4 means "Very good value".

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Price charged for the black-and-white version
Price charged for the full colour version
Price charged by Lulu for postage and packing

* 7. If the printed versions of Gold Dust could be produced more cheaply would you be more likely to buy a copy? 1 means "Not more likely" and 4 means "Very much more likely". If you already buy the printed edition please tick the "N/A" box.

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Likelihood that I would buy the printed edition if it were cheaper

* 8. Have you ever read one of the Gold Dust Special publications? For each one that you have read please rate it on a scale of 1 to 4, where 1 = 'very poor" and 4 = "excellent". You can add any further comments in the panel below.

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Solid Gold (short story anthology)
Liquid Gold (poetry anthology)
Six of the Best (collection of short plays)

* 9. This is our catch-all question. Please use the box to tell us anything you would like us to know about the magazine or for any suggestions that you think would improve it.

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