Long, busy day. But a good one, as I’m apt to append.
Work was pleasantly busy. I was prepared for grim battle with a document that required much less change than I’d originally thought, so by the end of the day I’d updated half of it. Since I’d thought the document would take me at least the rest of the week, that felt good.
I also bought the first disc of the anime series Kodocha, and listened to the dub. It’s a notoriously difficult dub; the
Tonight was also a meeting of my writer’s group, where I received final comments about one of my stories (which I can now clean up and send off to publishers, yay!). I thoroughly enjoyed myself as we discussed various stories and caught up. I also gave the group copies of my notes for a modern fantasy novel.
Which brings up something I should mention.
Last night, I was utterly unable to go to sleep. This was partly due to readingthe first
For the past month or so, I’ve set aside an hour every night to write. This has been excellent writing exercise, but as I lay in bed I realized that my writing has prevented me from accomplishing important,
So I’ve decided to cut back on writing for the next month or two. I’ll spend a bit of time each week outlining and brainstorming the two novels, plus writing more of the VR story to stay ahead. But I think this makes a lot more sense than just forging ahead because I’ve decided to set aside that an hour a day for writing. By early to mid September, I should have a solid foundation for each novel, so I can knock together walls and a ceiling in no time.
About Maverick: it’s essentially Semler’s memoir about the history of Semco, a company he inherited from his father. Ricardo didn’t much like the
Some things have worked, and some haven’t. Most of them have worked swimmingly. Not only do people stay at Semco, it’s an amazingly profitable business in an extremely difficult business environment (Brazil from the early 1980’s).
Fascinating, and it’s made me think a lot about companies in America. Why are American corporations run like a Soviet economy? It’s a
Why not apply democratic principles to the business world? Who’s to say it’s doomed to failure?