Guidelines for Work in Progress

Character
Personal, informal or descriptive accounts of work in progress which could include projects, courses, research actions, visits, meetings or other events.
Selection
Work In Progress items are moderated by the editors.
Maximum length
4,000 words. This includes all text.
Page 0
The first page, which should be numbered 0, should contain the following information, which should not be included in other pages:
  • Indication that the submission is a work in progress
  • Descriptive title of the item
  • Names and affiliations of all authors
  • Name and address for correspondence
Structure
Work In Progress items may be structured in any way, but the structure must be appropriate to the content of the item.
Headings
Headings should be included at only one level, and should not be numbered.
References
Where it is felt a reference is necessary, the conventions for citation and reference for papers submitted to JeLit should be adopted.
Footnotes
Footnotes should not be used in Work In Progress items.
Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements, where appropriate, should be included in the text of Work In Progress items.
Appendices
Relevant appendices may be included in Work In Progress items.
Font
All text should be in Times New Roman, 12 point normal.
Spacing
All submissions should be single spaced.
Paragraphs
Paragraphs should not be indented. Leave one blank line between each paragraph.
Emphasis
Use italics to indicate emphasis. Do not underline text.
Tables
  1. Tables should be included in the text at appropriate places and centred horizontally
  2. A caption of up to 8 words should be placed under each table
  3. Tables should be numbered sequentially and must be referred to in the text as Table 1, Table 2, etc
  4. Display tables as follows:
    Date Time Location Sighting
    21 June 1999 23:15 Beyreau Headless figure
    22 June 1999 22:59 Sonerre Unidentifiable figure
Figures
  1. Figures should be included in the text at appropriate places and centred horizontally
  2. A caption of up to 8 words should be placed under each figure
  3. Figures should be numbered sequentially and must be referred to in the text as Figure 1, Figure 2, etc
  4. Figures must have a maximum width of 500 pixels. Most graphics programmes will show the width of an image in pixels. The editors reserve the right to crop any image wider than 500 pixels
  5. As well as including them in the text, attach separate copies of all figures as individual files in GIF or JPEG format.
Address for correspondence
The address for correspondence supplied in the email which accompanied the submission will be taken as the address for correspondence to be appended to the published item. If a different address for correspondence is required for the published item, this must be specified in the email.