I agree! When I was editor of Quettar (Tolkien Society's Linguistics magazine) often I would have to write articles myself because so few had contributed. The best subscribers were the foreigners, presumably because the notion of a deadline is more important when you're sending international mail. By the way, love the learned Greek title! Mike > Well, that's basically something I don't like. I prefer to have a fixed time > limit, or else it becomes easily anarchic (in the wrong sense of the term). I > have been chief redactor of the student's monthly in my school, and I know the > problems of publishing. Give no time limit for the publication, and you can > wait for receiving articles until you melt... Even with a time limit (which in > the case of the student's newspaper was one week before publication, and was > repeated nearly twice a week constantly), I had people who came to me the very > day the newspaper was supposed to be published and wondered why they couldn't > publish their article right away... > > So if we want the thing to work really, we need to be tyrannical when it comes > to time limits. I speak by experience :)) . > > > > an "International Journal of Language Construction, > > > > Sounds attractive, though ;) > > > > Hehe, we could keep this title (or even have "International Journal of > Glossopoiesis" to make it even more pompous, or maybe even: "Glossopoiesis: the > International Journal of Language Construction" :)) . Anyone has a better > name? :)) ), as long as we don't become too pretentious (me first :)) ). > http://rainbow.conlang.free.fr > > Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.