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Tip: Submit Chron Career Articles Early in the Day

Postby sickofstupidity » Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:46 pm

I keep getting the same picky, ridiculous CE every time I submit a Chron Careers article between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. EST. She immediately snags my submissions and sends every one of them back for a rewrite. Note that these rewrites are not for grammar/spelling errors, style gaffes, factual errors, broken reference links, or anything reasonable. No, they are all of the "Let's add this" and "We need to do" that variety. It takes longer to do the edits than it does to write the article; plus, every one of them ends up at 700+ words to meet her demands, so DMS is getting almost two articles for the price of one.

My advice? Submit early in the day, when the CEs who work as freelancers are editing. This CE seems to be someone who works full-time as an editor and fancies DMS articles as important literature.
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Re: Tip: Submit Chron Career Articles Early in the Day

Postby YepYepYouKnow » Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:15 pm

I agree. Early in the morning on weekdays is the best time. Those evening and weekend editors suck dog balls.
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Re: Tip: Submit Chron Career Articles Early in the Day

Postby squirrely_wrath » Tue Sep 18, 2012 5:22 pm

"Pinatas. I personally love the concept of beating the shit out something and getting candy in return. It's pure genius."
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