make tables format tables decide which values to normalize to* sort out references streamline methods section keep optional figures.
Wait for co-author to send me his paragraph.
Get feedback from boss.
Reformat references once target journal is confirmed.
*I've used the oldest, most widespread, most comprehensive, and least correct literature values for my reference materials. I'm hemming and hawing about whether or not it is worth changing, as the composition isn't that important to this particular paper- Homogeneity is vital, but the exact number doesn't really matter as long as it is constant.
and then I can get back to blogging, housework, and/or life.