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a·chieve·ment

/əˈCHēvmənt/

noun

  1. a thing done successfully, typically by effort, courage, or skill."to reach this stage is a great achievement"

2.

the process or fact of achieving something.

"the achievement of professional recognition"

 

rec·og·ni·tion

/ˌrekəɡˈniSH(ə)n/

noun

  1. identification of someone or something or person from previous encounters or knowledge."she saw him pass by without a sign of recognition"

2.

acknowledgment of something's existence, validity, or legality.

"the unions must receive proper recognition"

 

val·i·da·tion

/ˌvaləˈdāSH(ə)n/

noun

  1. the action of checking or proving the validity or accuracy of something."the technique requires validation in controlled trials"

  2.  

    • the action of making or declaring something legally or officially acceptable."new courses, subject to validation, include an MSc in Urban Forestry.”

    • recognition or affirmation that a person or their feelings or opinions are valid or worthwhile."they have exaggerated needs for acceptance and validation"

 

 

 

The three definitions above hold great meaning for many who are striving to make their dreams come true. I have spent what has felt like a lifetime doing that very thing. I am still working hard every day to make to make my dreams come true. Although some of them have already come true, but the work doesn’t end once they do. This is a constant work in progress...

 

My greatest achievement has been my debut novel The Amulet of Elements. I spent almost nine years trying to get this manuscript published; finally the hard work, tears, and moments that I had wanted to give up were in the past. I have never been more proud of myself that I never gave up on my dream of becoming a published author. Even if no one