Drawing on 5 years of experience as an editor for Geophysical Research Letters, Peter Strutton presented a talk that covered what happens between submission of a manuscript and eventual acceptance or rejection. Specific topics included the importance of cover letters, dealing with rejection, addressing reviewers’ comments and considerations around authorship.
You can find the very useful slides from this talk here – Publishing: An Editors Perspective.
Publishing – An editor’s perspective
Assoc Prof Peter Strutton