Translation of ‘Banking and Insurance in Islam’ Kicks Off Today

With the sending of the files (book manuscript, cover, and bookmark) of THE MYSTICISM OF HAFIZ (Amazon https://amzn.to/3XfkSoT and preorder https://bit.ly/TheMysticismofHafizOrderForm) to the press, the translation of BANKING AND INSURANCE IN ISLAM by Shahid Murtada Mutahhari also kicks off today. Having 186 pages in its original Persian version, translation of the book will usually take 3 months, but since my target, as I declared last February (https://www.elzistyle.com/next-books-to-write-and-translate) was to finish it within this year, let me set December 31, 2022,
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Evaluating 3rd Month of Book Writing

Welcome aboard Flight BW14 with service of the Third Month of Book Writing Evaluation! If you haven’t read them yet, these are the links to the earlier posts in this series of my blog on book writing: Post #1: WHY I’M WRITING THE BOOK https://muslimandmoney.com/why-im-currently-writing-a-book-about-shariah-compliant-investing-in-the-stock-market Post #2: INTRODUCING ELZISTYLE BOOK WRITING CLUB https://www.elzistyle.com/introducing-elzistyle-book-writing-club Post #3: BOOK WRITING GOAL CLARIFICATION https://www.elzistyle.com/clarify-your-book-writing-goal Post #4: MY WORK ETHICS AND PRODUCTIVITY TIPS Post #5: 1ST AND 2ND WEEK OF WRITING AS DRAFTING Post #6:
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3rd Month of Book Writing

Welcome aboard Flight BW13 with service of the Third Month of Book Writing! If you haven’t read them yet, these are the links to the earlier posts in this series of my blog on book writing: Post #1: WHY I’M WRITING THE BOOK https://muslimandmoney.com/why-im-currently-writing-a-book-about-shariah-compliant-investing-in-the-stock-market Post #2: INTRODUCING ELZISTYLE BOOK WRITING CLUB https://www.elzistyle.com/introducing-elzistyle-book-writing-club Post #3: BOOK WRITING GOAL CLARIFICATION https://www.elzistyle.com/clarify-your-book-writing-goal Post #4: MY WORK ETHICS AND PRODUCTIVITY TIPS Post #5: 1ST AND 2ND WEEK OF WRITING AS DRAFTING Post #6: #3RD
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My 2nd Quarter of 2022 as a Self-published Author and Translator

At the end of the first quarter, I mentioned the following as my targets for the 2nd Quarter (April-June 2022) as a self-published author and translator: 1. To distribute at least 30 written and translation books online and offline (3 more titles compared to the previous quarter), 2. To locally publish at least 3 more books (compared to only 1 title during the previous quarter), and  3. To finish the current book project and publish it.  Let’s see what actually
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Evaluating 2nd Month of Book Writing

Welcome aboard Flight BW12 with service of the Second Month of Book Writing Evaluation! If you haven’t read them yet, these are the links to the earlier posts in this series of my blog on book writing: Post #1: WHY I’M WRITING THE BOOK https://muslimandmoney.com/why-im-currently-writing-a-book-about-shariah-compliant-investing-in-the-stock-market Post #2: INTRODUCING ELZISTYLE BOOK WRITING CLUB https://www.elzistyle.com/introducing-elzistyle-book-writing-club Post #3: BOOK WRITING GOAL CLARIFICATION https://www.elzistyle.com/clarify-your-book-writing-goal Post #4: MY WORK ETHICS AND PRODUCTIVITY TIPS Post #5: 1ST AND 2ND WEEK OF WRITING AS DRAFTING Post #6:
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7th and 8th Weeks of Book Writing as Drafting

Welcome aboard Flight BW11 with service of the 7th Week of Book Writing! If you haven’t read them yet, these are the links to the earlier posts in this series of my blog on book writing: Post #1: WHY I’M WRITING THE BOOK https://muslimandmoney.com/why-im-currently-writing-a-book-about-shariah-compliant-investing-in-the-stock-market Post #2: INTRODUCING ELZISTYLE BOOK WRITING CLUB https://www.elzistyle.com/introducing-elzistyle-book-writing-club Post #3: BOOK WRITING GOAL CLARIFICATION https://www.elzistyle.com/clarify-your-book-writing-goal Post #4: MY WORK ETHICS AND PRODUCTIVITY TIPS Post #5: 1ST AND 2ND WEEK OF WRITING AS DRAFTING Post #6: #3RD
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6th Week of Book Writing as Drafting

Welcome aboard Flight BW10 with service of the 6th Week of Book Writing! If you haven’t read them yet, these are the links to the earlier posts in this series of my blog on book writing: Post #1: WHY I’M WRITING THE BOOK https://muslimandmoney.com/why-im-currently-writing-a-book-about-shariah-compliant-investing-in-the-stock-market Post #2: INTRODUCING ELZISTYLE BOOK WRITING CLUB https://www.elzistyle.com/introducing-elzistyle-book-writing-club Post #3: BOOK WRITING GOAL CLARIFICATION https://www.elzistyle.com/clarify-your-book-writing-goal Post #4: MY WORK ETHICS AND PRODUCTIVITY TIPS Post #5: 1ST AND 2ND WEEK OF WRITING AS DRAFTING Post #6: #3RD
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5th Week of Book Writing as Drafting

Welcome aboard Flight BW9 with service of the 5th Week of Book Writing! If you haven’t read them yet, these are the links to the earlier posts in this series of my blog on book writing: Post #1: WHY I’M WRITING THE BOOK https://muslimandmoney.com/why-im-currently-writing-a-book-about-shariah-compliant-investing-in-the-stock-market Post #2: INTRODUCING ELZISTYLE BOOK WRITING CLUB https://www.elzistyle.com/introducing-elzistyle-book-writing-club Post #3: BOOK WRITING GOAL CLARIFICATION https://www.elzistyle.com/clarify-your-book-writing-goal Post #4: MY WORK ETHICS AND PRODUCTIVITY TIPS Post #5: 1ST AND 2ND WEEK OF WRITING AS DRAFTING Post #6: #3RD
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Evaluating 1st Month of Book Writing

Welcome aboard Flight BW8 with service of First Month of Book Writing Evaluation! If you haven’t read them yet, these are the links to the earlier posts in this series of my blog on book writing: Post #1: WHY I’M WRITING THE BOOK https://muslimandmoney.com/why-im-currently-writing-a-book-about-shariah-compliant-investing-in-the-stock-market Post #2: INTRODUCING ELZISTYLE BOOK WRITING CLUB https://www.elzistyle.com/introducing-elzistyle-book-writing-club Post #3: BOOK WRITING GOAL CLARIFICATION https://www.elzistyle.com/clarify-your-book-writing-goal Post #4: MY WORK ETHICS AND PRODUCTIVITY TIPS Post #5: 1ST AND 2ND WEEK OF WRITING AS DRAFTING Post #6: #3RD
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My Writing and Translation Journey in April 2022

As soon as I embarked on my current book writing – HOW TO SHARI’AH-COMPLIANTLY INVEST IN THE PHILIPPINE STOCK MARKET – on the first day of March, I had already mentioned that it will be resumed in May and to be finished in June, insha’ Allah (https://www.elzistyle.com/clarify-your-book-writing-goal). Although ideally, writing should be done continuously without any interruption, I had no option because, firstly, this year’s Ramadan fell mostly in the month of April, and I have an ongoing long-term translation
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4th Week of Book Writing as Drafting

Welcome aboard Flight BW7 with service of the Fourth Week of Book Writing! If you haven’t read them yet, these are the links to the earlier posts in this series of my blog on book writing: Post #1: WHY I’M WRITING THE BOOK https://muslimandmoney.com/why-im-currently-writing-a-book-about-shariah-compliant-investing-in-the-stock-market Post #2: INTRODUCING ELZISTYLE BOOK WRITING CLUB https://www.elzistyle.com/introducing-elzistyle-book-writing-club Post #3: BOOK WRITING GOAL CLARIFICATION https://www.elzistyle.com/clarify-your-book-writing-goal Post #4: MY WORK ETHICS AND PRODUCTIVITY TIPS Post #5: 1ST AND 2ND WEEK OF WRITING AS DRAFTING Post #6: #3RD
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Dulangan, Not Bulangan!

February 27, 2022, Sunday, around 9 am. As we were passing by the crossroad leading to the Awang Airport, I asked my Roommate about the exact venue of the preparatory meeting we wanted to attend then for their clan’s grand reunion last March 26. She checked her mobile phone and replied in Filipino, “They said, at the covered court in front of the barangay hall of Dulangan (in Datu Odin Sinsuat Municipality).” And she immediately added, “Ano ba ‘yan! Kahit
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3rd Week of Book Writing as Drafting

Welcome aboard Flight BW6 with service of the Third Week of Book Writing! If you haven’t read them yet, these are the links to the earlier posts in this series of my blog on book writing: Post #1: WHY I’M WRITING THE BOOK https://muslimandmoney.com/why-im-currently-writing-a-book-about-shariah-compliant-investing-in-the-stock-market Post #2: INTRODUCING ELZISTYLE BOOK WRITING CLUB https://www.elzistyle.com/introducing-elzistyle-book-writing-club Post #3: BOOK WRITING GOAL CLARIFICATION https://www.elzistyle.com/clarify-your-book-writing-goal Post #4: MY WORK ETHICS AND PRODUCTIVITY TIPS Post #5: 1ST AND 2ND WEEK OF WRITING AS DRAFTING In my previous
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1st and 2nd Week of Writing as Drafting

Welcome aboard Flight BW5 with service from Brainstorming to the Second Week of Book Writing! If you haven’t read them yet, these are the links to the earlier posts in this series of my blog on book writing: Post #1: WHY I’M WRITING THE BOOK https://muslimandmoney.com/why-im-currently-writing-a-book-about-shariah-compliant-investing-in-the-stock-market Post #2: INTRODUCING ELZISTYLE BOOK WRITING CLUB https://www.elzistyle.com/introducing-elzistyle-book-writing-club Post #3: BOOK WRITING GOAL CLARIFICATION https://www.elzistyle.com/clarify-your-book-writing-goal Post #4: MY WORK ETHICS AND PRODUCTIVITY TIPS In my previous post, I promised to share with you the
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My Work Ethics and Productivity Tips

Book Writing Post #4 If you haven’t read them yet, these are the links to the earlier posts in this series of my blog on book writing: Post #1: WHY I’M WRITING THE BOOK (https://muslimandmoney.com/why-im-currently-writing-a-book-about-shariah-compliant-investing-in-the-stock-market)  Post #2: INTRODUCING ELZISTYLE BOOK WRITING CLUB (https://www.elzistyle.com/introducing-elzistyle-book-writing-club)  Post #3: BOOK WRITING GOAL CLARIFICATION (https://www.elzistyle.com/clarify-your-book-writing-goal)  In my previous post, I promised to disclose to you – for the first time – a secret window to my personal work ethics and productivity tips before proceeding to
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