I'm not a patient person. For me, sitting around and waiting for things to happen is agonizing. Call it a curse. I call it undiagnosed A.D.D. I recently finished writing my first novel, "Spiders in the Sand" (the crowd goes wild, loud cheering and foot stomping). I dutifully read up on all of the steps I should take to get a publisher and thought, "Okay, this is do-able."
Most of the things I read said that I could submit my manuscript directly to a publisher, however, it involved query letters, a synopsis, references, a blood sample, the title to my house, and the willingness to sacrifice my