I surrender, I surrender! (When you need to stop editing.)

To date I have written the crappy first draft, got a slightly less crappy second draft beta-read, created an even better third draft after putting myself through editing boot camp, then read that draft out loud and came up with a decent fourth draft, and now I’ve just finished editing the fifth draft. I feel like I’ve been drafted.
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Am I published yet? Five ways to cope with waiting for responses to your queries.

So, it’s been about 15 minutes since I submitted queries and chapters for my first novel, Life in the ‘Cosm. OK, it’s been just under a month. Now comes the gap when I wait for rejection or acceptance of my writing. Is it just me, or is this waiting thing hard? … More Am I published yet? Five ways to cope with waiting for responses to your queries.