Month 1

orientation and planning; a joint or individual proposal with details about the author and copyrights; a broad justification for the text’s choice (500 words); seeking permission and resolving copyright issues


Month 2

a review meeting to plan the tasks; outline of the whole project; division of labour; anticipating challenges; coordination


Month 3

submission of a first draft (at whatever stage of completion) for peer review and feedback; review meeting; attending workshop and discussion sessions


Month 4

working with feedback and review; external help/ resource person if required; submission of second draft; copy editing


Month 5

final revisions; submission of final draft; peer-review; external review


Month 6

proofreading; final changes to the text; preparing submission for publication; finding avenues for publication