Weekly Wisdom #17
Posted by Charlotte Frost

Weekly Wisdom #17

Be realistic about manuscript delivery deadlines and don’t sign a contract based on a schedule you know you can’t keep!

Charlotte Frost. Posted by Charlotte Frost

Art & technology broadcaster/academic & glamour puss. Founder of Arts Future Book & PhD2Published.com. Provost International Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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  1. Absolutely! And worth remembering that there’s probably some room for negotiation on deadlines. Broken deadlines cause all sorts of production headaches: most commissioning editors are going to be much happier with a longer deadline that you know you can keep than a shorter one that isn’t going to happen.

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