Fast story telling: non-boring or plothole?

(written by lawrence krubner, however indented passages are often quotes). You can contact lawrence at:

I have a rule that when I write books the books should be 60,000 words or less, because I want people to be able to read my books in a single day. Because of this, I sometimes move fast and skip over things. I rely on the intelligence of my reader to guess at the gaps. I suppose some people hate this? I’m intrigued by the preferences suggested here: