Topic Availability Article topic availability is on a first-come-first-serve basis. The editors will make final topic assignments and send each author a copy of the Contributor Agreement.
The editors welcome suggestions for additions to the headword list. These suggestions will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
Timeframe and Payment Authors will have 180 days from assignment to submit their manuscripts. After editorial amendments, the entry will be finalized and Facts On File will make payments directly to contributors.