Please use this
checklist as a guide prior to and during the drafting of a
manuscript. Upon completing the draft, please complete the
checklist and submit it to the editor with your materials.
This form will help improve the quality of articles, case
reports, and technical reports published in the journal.
Name of Author _______________________________________ Work
_____ Past AFTE Articles were used as a guide during
creation of this manuscript.
_____ Manuscript was saved as an MS Word, Wordperfect file.
_____ No Photographs have been pasted into the text file.
_____ An ABSTRACT and Keywords have been included.
_____ References have been properly listed for all
_____ All photographs are submitted as individual files
_____ Tables have been saved as separate files (excel) and
NOT pasted into the body of the text.
Pre-submission Quality Review
With the exception of book reviews and letters to the
editor, a manuscript review form is required as of
January 2014. Submitted articles that have previously been
reviewed by a peer typically have fewer corrections to be
made by Editorial Panel Staff. Fewer corrections typically
translate into less time in review. Please have persons who
have reviewed your manuscript fill out Manuscript Review
If your manuscript has passed a departmental review process,
please check the space provided.
_____ This manuscript passed my departmentís literature
review process prior to submission, and documentation
included (Manuscript Review Form preferred).
_____ This manuscript has been peer-reviewed prior to
submission, and the Manuscript Review Form included.
_____ Submitting my paper for pre-submission peer review
would be an inordinate hardship, and I would like to request
an exception on the following
All manuscripts are published on a first-come first served
basis. The editor reserves the right to edit submissions for
clarity and space without contacting the author. If you wish
anything returned to you, include a note with a request for
what is to be returned, and a self-addressed, stamped
envelope. Please submit all items to the editor at the
address listed on the Editorial Committee page.
Author Publication Checklist (Word Doc)