Quarterly Goals: July – September 2020

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Quarterly Reading Goals
Quarterly Reading Quota: Read a minimum of 5 books per month or a maximum of 10. Minimum Total of 15 books per quarter or Maximum Total of 30 books per quarter
Quarterly Reading Goal: Minimum 2nd Quarter Goal is 30 books read. Maximum 2nd Quarter Reading Goal is 60 books by 30/06/2020. Minimum 3rd Quarter Reading Goal is 45 books. Maximum 3rd Quarter Reading Goal is 90 books by 30/09/2020.

Reading – Achieved: 31 books out of 60 books read.

Just like last quarter, I feel as though I barely scraped through on this one, and I feel as though reading has become a lot harder than it used to be. I’ve struggled with reading paperback-format books over the years, it’s why I have turned to manga books and graphic novels, and so far this has been successful.

The problem is that most of my graphic novels and manga books are borrowed from my local library, which has been shut down because of Plague Concerns. At this point, I’m not sure when or if my local library will be reopened, but I can’t afford to risk getting sick either.

Due to the fact that I’ve been cut off from my usual supply, I’ve been recently purchasing graphic novels online, and it adds up quickly if you’re not paying attention. Hopefully, I’ll be able to catch up on my Reading Challenges this Quarter.

RMFAO Genre Challenge 2020 – Monthly Themes:
July: Dystopian/Apocalyptic
August: Contemporary Fiction
September: Humour/World Fiction

Quarterly Writing Goals
Quarterly Writing Quota: write a minimum of 4 blog posts per month or a maximum of 6. Minimum Total of 12 blog posts per quarter or Maximum Total of 18 blog posts per quarter
Quarterly Writing Goal: Minimum 2nd Quarter blog post Goal is 24 blog posts. Maximum blog post Goal is 36 blog posts by 30/06/2020. Minimum 3rd Quarter Blog Post Goal is 24 Blog Posts. Maximum 3rd Quarter Blog Post Goal is 36 blog posts by 30/09/2020.

Blog Post – Achieved: 35 out of a possible 36 Blog Posts written
Book Review – Achieved: 14 out of 12 Book Review posts written
Stim Toy Review – Achieved: 4 out of 6 Stim Toy Reviews written

To be honest, with regards to blog posts, I felt as though I did alright content-wise, however, I seriously need to improve planning out my blog posts in advance. I almost didn’t meet my blog post monthly quota for June.

Miscellaneous Life Goals:
~YouTube Channel: I have successfully shut down my old YouTube channel and I have successfully created another YouTube Channel. I haven’t posted anything onto the new YouTube channel yet, because I’m waiting to set up My Study first, and I will be using this as my recording studio and craft station.

~My Study: My Study is not yet completely finished, however, it’s so close! I have a few items that I haven’t figured out where to put but I am fairly certain I will have my Study ready by the end of July. I also got a nice pink-and-black Gaming chair from Office Works, they are super comfortable, and I highly recommend them.

~My New Job: Last Quarter, I also started a new job as a Mailroom Associate in Melbourne CBD, it pays well, and it’s a way better environment. At the moment, we’re not too busy because people are still working from home, and because construction on the new building was delayed.

I’m considered an essential service and I am fairly certain I’ll be busier by the end of this Quarter. The only problem thus far is because the Mailroom is located in the basement area of the building, I can’t get a signal on my tablet, but I can get internet access on my phone. It’s usually the other way around.

Well, that’s it for now, better get back to it.

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