Monday, December 30, 2013

Trifecta Challenge: 3 Word Resolutions

Sorry I haven't done much here or otherwise, but the busy holiday season sent me scampering here there and everywhere.

But I finally have a few spare minutes to check in and make a new Trifecta submission:

Michael Hess inspired us with his three word New Year's resolution;just be nice. We're asking for your own resolutions in just three words. Make it count; we'll be checking back in come 2015.

And since this is our ninety-ninth Trifextra challenge, we're giving away the journal shown below from Tricerashops, our Cafe Press shop, in a randomly drawn giveaway. All you have to do to be entered is to enter this week's challenge. Good luck and good writing.

So, here goes:

Publish My Book!

 Here's three more:

Finish Second Book!

Here's yet three more:

Outline Third Book!

And Lastly:

Write Third Book!

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Technically I probably disqualified myself for official entry in this week's trifecta challenge, but this is more of a reminder to myself what I really want to accomplish in the upcoming year. I have a manuscript that needs a little polishing (for the nine-millionth time), the first in a trilogy that I want to publish and I will make this year my year and I will pass my son's legacy on to as many people and I possibly can. One of the many reasons, I feel, that Ukiah was brought into my life was to show me that I was capable of writing a book and also of doing something that was so much bigger than myself. I have to continue passing on his legacy by finishing the other two books in that series and by getting them out to the masses by any means necessary.

I don't talk about that book here much, but perhaps I should start. It's YA Paranormal and it deals with kids who have special needs, different diagnoses and limitations, but also abilities. Their limitations are also their powers, and that's how I chose to see every child with life limiting or special diagnosis. What we see as limitations and disabilities I chose to see as gifts. 

I will do it this year and if not I'll at least make great strides in trying. Wish me luck and check back here for updates.

14 comments:

thecheesewhines said...

Those are resolutions that don't make me all "GRRRR!"
Good luck!

Björn said...

Perfect.. I have started to think about publishing myself too.. but it will be poetry in that case... great resolutions.

The Bloody Munchkin said...

What resolutions make you go Grrrr?!?! thecheesewines, may I ask?

humantriumphant said...

Great goals - best wishes as you achieve each & every one! -j

jannatwrites said...

Hope you reach your writing goals!

momosapien said...

Here's to writing goals! Best of luck as you accomplish them!

PurpleMoose said...

exclamation points rule!!! Happy new year.

kymm said...

Best of luck, and Happy New Year, Tylia!

Kathy Combs said...

Good luck! Happy New Year!

Tom MacInnes said...

Knowing a bit about the background of your life, I strongly encourage you to channel your energy into a book; especially one that turns "disabilities" on their ear! Good for you! Happy New Year and all the best in 2014. May your dreams of publishing and raising awareness come true. :)

Trifecta said...

Great goals! Get to it! Happy New Year. Thanks for linking up.

Kate Mia said...

Well..i never really wrote..until i lost effective use of my eyes sight about five years ago or so..

Or better yet put..i really couldn't write..much or even speak well..to be more concise..

But..after 7 million words in the last three years or so..

My short stories are everywhere i look all over the internet..Nice to know i can pick them up or share them wherever i go..as long as the internet connection and Google works..

And oh god..structure..is something i abhor..no more conforming to bind my soul or binders for books..but one day maybe i'll find a desire to publish too..so Happy New Year to ya...

But please if ya will..don't forget..you are already published here..

And no..not likely i would have ever read you..

if you only wrote books..and your words live forever..as long as servers live..so wow in a way..you even live forever..in the new electronic age...

unawarebutunderlined said...

Best to you for 2014!

Ivy said...

I love the spirit of determination in your resolution(s). Go for it!