Antiartists: The Beginning

Like a lot of people I have always wanted to write a book. Unlike most people I actually went and did it. What I want this to be is a chronicle of what happens afterward, when you have a manuscript and you want to see the thing in print.  And that is what I want.  My goal is to be able to walk in to a bookstore and buy my book, which means traditional publishers.  Which means agents.  Which means rejections.  Which blows. Because even though I work a professional 9-5 and am a suburban father and husband, even though...