Citation: Noble WS Ten simple rules for writing a response to reviewers. PLoS Comput Biol 13 10 : e This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Competing interests: The author has declared that no competing interests exist. You recently submitted your first manuscript for publication, and you were pleased when the editor decided to send the manuscript out for peer review.
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A well-written, properly formatted cover letter is the first impression an editor of a journal has of the submitting author. Make sure that your cover letter is free of typographical errors, misspellings, casual language, and any other idiosyncrasies such as a nonstandard font. A good cover letter will ensure that the content of your article is given serious consideration by the journal's editors.
The editor in chief, advised by the APS Committee on Scientific Publications, possesses delegated responsibility for overall policy matters concerning all Physical Review journals. The editors of PRL are responsible for the scientific content and editorial matters relating to the Journal. Board members serve three-year terms. They may be requested by the editors to advise at any stage of the review process and they serve as adjudicators in formal appeals. The following descriptions of editorial guidelines are not meant as an exposition of rigid rules—there are few rigid rules—but as an outline of usual practices.