Schedules and expectations are laid out from high above. Titles and positions are the shaped lumens which one is expected to form into for a tight fit. Respect the other shapes. Know and do not exceed your shape.
Anyone who tries to rise above the crowd is bound to incur the wrath of those who are challenged.
You will have to navigate the seen as well as the unforeseen; the fair and unfair.
Life and publishing is not based entirely on merit. Often in fact, it is rarely so. That is why it is important for you to pay attention to this:
If you want to write a book, write a book.