An example of why writers age prematurely after going mad.
Submission history: middle-grade humorous novel with a boy main character
Query editor at a well-known publishing company who has expressed interest in humorous middle-grade novels with boy main characters: 2/28/06.
Editor requests full manuscript 8/30/06 w/ note on my query letter saying “Sounds good!”
Submitted full manuscript 9/28/06
Status query 4/22/07
Letter 6/22/07 saying he was leaving the well-known publishing company for another one.
Sad and simple and standard operating procedure. Suicide also starts with an s.