10 month review process. Two week typesetting wait.
And you want me to return proofs within 24 hours as it may delay publication?
Dear Dr. Martin Eve,
Your manuscript "_______________" has been accepted for publication in Journal.
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You should review and complete the form online at the journal's site. The following link will take you there directly.
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