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Responding to Peer Reviewers

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A cover letter for a revised manuscript should be sent to the editor along with the author’s responses to the reviewer comments. This letter is often called the response…
How to write a great rebuttal letter
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Comments by peer reviewers and journal editors are meant to help authors improve their manuscript. Follow the three golden rules mentioned in this article when…
How to respond to comments by peer reviewers
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Addressing peer reviewer comments is a daunting task for even the most experienced authors. Sometimes peer reviewers write long-winded comments, which make it difficult…
Conflicting reviewer comments can be confusing, especially when there is no clear guidance from the editor about which comments to address. This article reports a case…
Addressing peer reviewers’ comments can be quite stressful. Here are some do’s and don’ts to help you deal with them confidently.
Responding to peer reviewers’ comments can be quite stressful. But if you are well prepared, this can be an enriching and enjoyable learning experience. This article…
Journal editors sometimes ask authors to cite a few relevant articles from the journal to increase their citation count. But what if the editor hands over a whole list…
Getting published isn’t magic; it’s a process. You don’t need to be Houdini! Just follow a few simple rules, submit to the appropriate journal for your study, and take…
After months of working on your research paper, receiving a "revise and resubmit" decision from the journal can be very disheartening. The key is to remain calm and…
Some journal editors ask authors to include inappropriate or irrelevant citations in their papers in an effort to artificially inflate the journal's impact factor. If…