1. Sit down to definitely write a bunch of pitch emails to editors
2. There are probably also some OTHER emails you should answer
3. Four coffees later the actual pitching happens
4. IT HAS BEEN AT LEAST THREE MINUTES WHY HAS NO ONE RESPONDED WHAT EVEN IS THIS OH GOD
5. So you get on with some other projects
6. Someone responded! Wait, now an article needs to be written?
7. Prose finally happens…
8. (… at 4am)
10. Check comments at end of article
11. Finally money arrives
12. It is invested wisely.