Submitting your first paper is a thrilling thing.
For several very long weeks, I stared every free moment at my mailbox like this:
But on new year’s eve, when I least expected it, I finally got the releasing e-mail with the word ‘Accepted’ in it. And then I looked more like this:
Of course there is still a lot of revising that needs to be done, but every little step is a victory. And as a scientist, your first ‘Accepted’ is a major break-through!