Five weeks ago many hundreds of Moodnudges readers were generous enough to vote on possible cover concepts for Nudge Your Way To Happiness, the forthcoming book.
The idea that garnered most support showed three weather symbols, progressing from a rainy day to a sunny one, so this was the one which has gone on to be refined and polished.
A huge and heartfelt thank you to everyone who had their say, and commiserations to those who favoured the alternatives, one of which could well appear on a possible Nudge Your Way to Happiness 2.
(I know, I know, let’s get the first one out first.)
Anyway, I’m delighted to say that when a printed and bound proof of the book arrived at Moodnudges HQ a few days ago, I was absolutely certain the right choice had been made made.
It’s looking super.
Here’s a picture, (appropriately) outside in the Californian sun:
Lots of people are asking about the publication date, and although I can’t give you a precise one, I can tell you it’s getting tantalisingly close.
We’ve given the proof a final, final check and I’m incredibly near to being able to give the printers the green light.
Compared to blogging (and writing emails like this one) book publishing is a much slower process, but in a world where nothing’s supposed to take more than five minutes, I find this gently reassuring, somehow.
A reminder to us both, perhaps, that now and then it’s good to take your time.