While it can be frustrating to sit idle while waiting to take that next step toward your goals which in this case I'm assuming was the promo of issue 2 right?
Someone suffering a death in the family not to mention an already heavy work load isn't some cosmic dis aimed at you and only you.
Just be persistant w/o pissing people off that may take a while to come around to your side of the fence.
From one creator to another, I do empathize w/ the ongoing struggle to do the work you love and have to swallow when it's taste is sour.
I also empathize w/ Jen when it comes to certain hurdles life throws in your path as well.
W/o making this my blog entry, I've had more setbacks then I can fathom, but I still keep that goal in sight.
that's my 2 cents worth.