I’ve been picking up and putting down Jon Meacham’s biography of Thomas Jefferson for the last few months. I wonder whether he purposefully broke the book up into short chapters for exactly that reason, as I find myself reading it for 20 mins, finishing two or three chapters, then patting myself on the back for being such an impressive reader. In this regard, it’s like a slightly higher brow Da Vinci Code! When I publish, I’m committing myself to a maximum of 4 page long chapters; nothing longer than a blog post. I'm sure it’s the key to commercial success!
Ever so slightly more seriously...Read More