Brutally close to home, but makes me cry with laughter every time. Yes, it hasn't been quite three years for my novel (if you can call it that)...yet. But I did finish the first draft back in August, which seems like three years ago at this point. The truth is, most of the last four months has been spent researching every little aspect of the publishing business, which, if you decide to self-publish, turns out to be like the wild west right now. Every subsidy publisher (or "