When, realistically, might your book get published if the process goes as you hope?
If I knew, I'd tell you.
(And, it occurs, are you even going to tell us? It'll have your name splashed everywhere....)
There are all sorts of parallel stupid plans in several mediums. I am a complex mutherfucker.
Do these people, based solely on their expertise of what they think will sell and not necessarily on any sort of writing ability, edit Michael Lewis' books when he sends in manuscripts?
"One rule of the road not directly stated elsewhere in this book: The editor is always right. The correlary is that no writer will ever take all of his or her editor's advice; for all have sinned and fallen short of editorial perfection. Put another way: to write is human, to edit is divine. Chuck Verrill edited this book, as he has so many of my novels. And as usual, Chuck, you were divine."
- Stephen King, On Writing, Foreward
In that article you linked? Stephen King left Kirby McCauley for Chuck Verrill.