Especially #13. Typical email:
“Hi, here’s your edits. Can I have them back tomorrow morning?”
*Cue frantic revisions, numerous cups of coffee and the sudden appearance of bald patches on my scalp*
Weeks pass. The dust builds up. Spiders are building cobwebs on my keyboard. (Not really, because there’s always a bunny to work on, but you get the drift.) I’ve practically forgotten about this manuscript.
*Ding* “You have mail.”
“Hi, here’s your edits. Think you can turn it around by tonight?”