my article was published in August in Military Illustrated Modeller. Their editor Marcus Nicholls wrote that my payment would be sent with some delay. September, then October - the delay is well over the promised dates.
At the moment the situation is stuck. After several ignored mails, the editor and another person from the magazine (or ADH?) wrote that their colleague that had been on vacation (3 months?
returned to the office and my payment will be sent. It happened a week ago but they haven't given me the direct email of that 3rd person. Payment hasn't been sent also. So I personally feel that they are not going to pay.
Before writing this post I found that contributors had similar problems in 2015.
Yep, I should have read it before sending my article, but still, what's the best way to get the payment? Your best practice, advice, please?