Sprinted through the book. Seemed the fair thing to do. Took five whole minutes…
First minute: Scanned cover, title, dedications, some editorial reviews, and the premise.
Second: Read a few pages at the beginning to get a heading.
Third: Hmmm…appeared that all the right ingredients have to be in place for a SPRINT.
Fourth: Must limit available time…drastically, to just five days. Cook up a pot roast in five seconds?
Fifth: Skimmed through the rest, various experiences detailed, and wrote/edited this review.
Seriously, what next? A business plan pitch in one minute? Oh wait – that’s the MO today. Wham, Bam, Thank you, Ma’am? Most unchivalrous. “Git ‘er done!” “In a jiffy, boss!” The insane world of the present, the need for speed, measured and careful approaches be damned.
Am glad the method worked/works for the authors and their numerous review buddies. Not something an author, a writer communicating change, can recommend.