Publishing: Hurry up and wait by Gary Craig
Who knew getting a book contract would be so easy?
After wrapping up the proposal for my planned book about the 1993 robbery of a Brink’s armory in Rochester, I sent it off to the agent, Rob Wilson, who’d agreed to represent me and the project. Within days, we had a bite from a small publisher, which is where I expected the book to land, if it landed anywhere.
The staff at the publishing house had a few questions, but were generally supportive. After one discussion at a weekly meeting, they se