You submitted your post last week. Should you email a reminder yet?
OK, now it’s been almost a month and you’ve heard nothing. Should you be worried?
Your follow-up email didn’t get answered. Neither did the follow-up to the follow-up.
As time creeps on, you start to feel like you must have done something wrong. Maybe the editor doesn’t like your post. Maybe they’ll never speak to you again. Maybe you won’t get paid, either.
The tension’s killing you. All you want to know is what happened?
And right now, only your editor knows the answer. But they’re not talking –at least, not to you– so it’s up to you to find out. Here’s how to cope with an editor gone AWOL: [Read more…]