Timing is everything

… in comedy AND op ed writing — not just in terms of being able to add value through the delivery of surprising and relevant context to a current news event, but also in terms of when you submit.

Columnists like to take time off at Christmas, spring break and during the summer to be with their families, just like everyone else. SO, if you’re able to time your commentary to coincide with such holidays, there’s often more space in the paper and a greater chance of your piece being published.

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