where's my money?

"Normal is everything taking too long," said Joyce. "So so far, your experience is normal. You can, however, nudge your agent. That's considered normal, too." So I did.

"How's the contract coming along?" I asked.

"Good question," she wrote. "We have one or two more issues to iron out."

Issues? What issues?

Apparently, my editor has been on vacation. She'll be back on Monday so Kate says we will DEFINITELY wrap it up next week. And yes, she did write that in all capital letters.