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<h1>What I’m doing now</h1>
(This is <a href="https://nownownow.com/about">a now page</a>, and if you have your own site, <a href="https://nownownow.com/about">you should make one</a>, too.)
<h2>Finishing “<a href="/h">How to Live</a>”</h2>
Many hours a day, finishing the book I’ve been most excited about for the last two years.
All the writing is done.
Now I’m just chop chop chopping every unnecessary word.
Streamlining every sentence.
It’s hard work.
It’s by far the best thing I’ve ever done.
I’ve got a deadline now.
I have to send it to the printer on <strong>May 15th</strong>.
So don’t expect much from me until then.
My calendar is completely empty.
There is nothing scheduled in my future.
Nothing at all.
My sole task is to finish writing “HOW TO LIVE”, with no other obligations.
So, sorry, no phone calls, meet-ups, interviews, or anything else, until this book is done.
<h2>“Your Music and People” and “Hell Yeah or No” books selling</h2>
My two newest books are shipping daily, so get them directly from me, here:
“<strong><a href="/m">Your Music and People</a></strong>” is a philosophy of getting your work to the world by being creative, considerate, resourceful, and connected.
“<strong><a href="/n">Hell Yeah or No</a></strong>” is a collection of thoughts around what’s worth doing, fixing faulty thinking, and making things happen.
My friend <a href="https://saeah.com/">Saeah</a> produced the paper books, and is shipping them from North Carolina, USA.
<h2>Living permanently in New Zealand</h2>
I moved back to New Zealand in July, and it’s like 2019 here.
Covid-free. Everything is open with no restrictions.
I’m really thankful to be here.
This is my only home, now.
I’ve let go of Singapore and Oxford.
I plan to stay for nine more years until my kid is 18.
Updated April 8th, 2021, from Wellington, New Zealand.