2018 Make it Your Year Writing Goals

2018 Make it Your Year … 2018 is going to be MY year too!

I’m setting Achievable Goals for 2018: Guaranteed for success!

As an award winning empowerment author, writing workshop presenter and speaker (Karen Tyrrell) I’m aiming HIGH determined to attain my goals and dreams! My passions for writing, speaking and empowerment will drive me in 2018.

I’m creating my own luck and capitalizing on every opportunity presented to me.
With determination, I’m planning ahead every step of the way, setting realistic, achievable goals.

No Pie in the Sky dreams for me

I’m focusing on my achievable goals and what I can accomplish and the practical steps to reach there. It’s time to reset my targets, as the New Year comes hurtling towards me.
My wish is to make 2018 my MOST memorable year yet, one to be proud of.

ASK Yourself: What’s your Main Goal in 2018 Make it Your Year?

Squeeze your eyes shut and visualize your Big Picture for 2018.
Which goal drives you the most?

What do you want to achieve ABOVE everything else?

Concentrate on your main goal FIRST…

Now set practical mini-goals you can complete in three months or less.
Your brain will react to genuine personal goals that are S.M.A.R.T.

Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time-bound.
Display your goals at eye level as a constant reminder and incentive … on a whiteboard or vision board above your computer … and/or on your fridge.

Aim High in 2018 Make it Your Year

3 MONTH GOALS for Writing Success

  1. Write every single day with passion and conviction and everything else will follow.
  1. Tick off daily attainable goals in your diary (visual reminders) and congratulate myself on every SUCCESS along the way.
  1. Rewrite & Redraft every writing project you’ve created to the HIGHEST publishing standard possible.
  2. Send away completed projects to writing competitions, writing buddies for feedback, Beta readers or to editors.
  3. Follow up on VIP emails … Take advantage of every constructive opportunity presented to you.
  4. Extend your writers platform, reaching out to your community: face-to-face and via social media.
  5. RESEARCH … RESEARCH … RESEARCH every writing project, every opportunity that ignites your interest. Understand how the publishing industry works from the inside out.
  6. Join a pro-active writing group or sign up to a writing course that will assist you to achieve your goals.
  7. Network and Critique with writers who have a similar passion to you. Create pro-active partnerships.
  8. Be creative … envisage a brand new project that excites you.

So, I’m setting those positive goals in motion RIGHT now.

And remembering how far I’ve come …

Once I was a bullied school teacher… Parents at my school harassed me to breaking point, triggering mental illness within me. Now I’m an award winning author of #9 books. I’ve won #3 awards, #4 grants, #2 sponsorships and a mentorship from the Society of Editors … More Here

ME & HER: A Memoir of Madness, Me & HIM: A Guide to Recovery

STOP the Bully, Bailey Beats the Blah, Harry Helps Grandpa Remember

Jo-Kin vs Lord Terra, Jo-Kin Battles the It

Song Bird Superhero, The Battle of Bug World (Song Bird 2)

Steve & Karen Tyrrell … BOOKS: Digital Future Press

My Personal Goals for 2018 Make it Your Year

  1. Announce a children’s picture book, which won an Arts Queensland grant and a sponsorship from Logan City Council. COMING SOON.
  2. Publish an action-packed sequel in my Song Bird superhero series for children with themes of  empowerment, mystery and the environment.
  3. Announce a new anthology book concept via Digital Future Press, myself and Steve Tyrrell … COMING SOON.
  4. Share my books to a wider audience including MORE events, MORE schools, MORE libraries, MORE bookshops and MORE networks.
  5. Maintain my OPTIMUM happiness, health and life balance. This MUST be my over-riding #1 PRIORITY
  6. Mentor writers to achieve their writing and publishing goals through my Book Marketing Masterclass with a FREE Booklet on 20 Jan. BOOK HERE

2018 make it your yearFacebook Event HERE

Wishing you all a VERY happy, healthy and SUCCESSFUL 2018!
Thanks for your AMAZING friendship, support and encouragement in 2017.

 What are your plans for 2018, YOUR year of success?

What are your S.M.A.R.T Goals for 2018?

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6 comments to 2018 Make it Your Year Writing Goals

  • Glenda Karson

    Wonderful tips Karen, practical , logical and inspirational .

  • Hi Glenda,
    I’m thrilled you checked out my pro-active writing and publishing tips.
    More so, because you like them.
    Best wishes for writing and publishing in 2018.
    Cheers, Karen 🙂

  • Great idea to plan ahead, I’ve done a brief blog post along similar lines, except that I don’t do public speaking (although I will be part of The Ten Penners school visits this year promoting our children’s anthologies – Fan-tas-tic-al Tales and our latest release – Mystery, Mayhem & Magic)
    You are an inspiration, keep up the great work!

  • Hi Jill,
    Thanks for dropping by and checking out my Writing and publishing tips.
    Seriously, consider public speaking as a powerful way to connect with your readers.
    Wish you every success in 2018 with your books.
    Karen 🙂

  • Go for it, Karen! Wishing you a happy and successful 2018!

  • You too, Norah! Wishing 2018 is your BEST year at Readilearn yet!

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