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Lisa Jacobs’ “New Year for a New You” Review: Days 6 & 7

As 2018 kicks off, I’m in full “Year in Review” mode. So it’s perfect timing for me to participate in Days 6 & 7 of Lisa Jacobs’ New Year for a New You annual review! Here are my responses to both Day 6 and 7’s prompts (and, if you're curious, you can also read my responses to the Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, and Day 5 prompts): Day 6's task was to create a Project Map. Here's Continue Reading...

18 Goals for 2018

Instead of a Top 10 List for today's "Top 10 Tuesday" post, I've got 8 additional items on my list. That's right: it's time for my "18 in 2018" goals! Let's jump right in, shall we? Here are my 18 goals for 2018: EDUCATIONAL Read 1 nonfiction book per month Read 1 children’s book per week Finish my SCBWI class with a manuscript I can start pitching CAREER Publish 3 Continue Reading...

New Year, New You: Introductions (Buttontapper Challenge, Day 1)

Hello, and welcome to the Buttontapper Challenge! I'm your host, Laura Roberts, author of three YA career guides (Careers If You Like Music, Careers in Digital Media, and Careers in Gaming) and 15 adult books on subjects ranging from relationships to travel to ninja to creative writing, all of which can be found in my store. I've been writing professionally for over a decade, and have a degree Continue Reading...

Lisa Jacobs’ “New Year for a New You” Review: Day 5

As 2017 winds down, I’m in full “Year in Review” mode. So it’s perfect timing for me to participate in Day 5 of Lisa Jacobs’ New Year for a New You annual review! Here are my responses to today’s prompts (and, if you're curious, you can also read my responses to the Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, and Day 4 prompts): What are your main priorities in life (i.e., family, profession, marriage, Continue Reading...

Lisa Jacobs’ “New Year for a New You” Review: Day 4

As 2017 winds down, I’m in full “Year in Review” mode. So it’s perfect timing for me to participate in Day 4 of Lisa Jacobs’ New Year for a New You annual review! Here are my responses to today’s prompts (and, if you're curious, you can also read my responses to the Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 prompts): What would you do in 2018 if you knew you could not fail? Pack up my husband, cats Continue Reading...