Sylvia’s Itch Book Giveaway

WIN a signed copy in the book giveaway!

Meet my dear author friend Robin Adolphs who launched her gorgeous children’s picture book, Sylvia’s Itch about a sugar glider with a mysterious itch. Robin’s wildlife themed book is illustrated by super talented artist Aaron Pocock and designed by the highly esteemed Book Cover Cafe.

Robin and […]

Write & Publish a Memoir Workshop

Ever wanted to write the story of your life? Your own personal story to inspire the world?

Join me, award winning author, teacher Karen Tyrrell as I share my steps in writing and publishing a memoir. I will guide you on how to write the story of your life, to hook in your reader.

I’ve […]

10 Habits of Highly Successful People

My aim for 2015 is to improve my work habits: to become More creative, More productive and More successful as a writer and an author… But HOW?

I researched habits of highly successful people to discover how they achieve their winning goals. I read interviews with Richard Branson – entrepreneur, CEOs, athletes, politicians, inventors and […]

Emotional Intelligence 101

High Emotional Intelligence (EQ) will improve our health, happiness and life success … and those of our children.

As a well as our writing skills and ability to connect our characters with readers.

HOW?

What is Emotional Intelligence?

“Emotional intelligence (EI) refers to the ability to perceive, control and evaluate emotions.” — About Psychology

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Raising Resilient Children PUBLISHED

WHO wants to raise happy, resilient children who bounce back? … I DO!!

MAGAZINE South City Bulletin published my article Raising Resilient Children by teacher Karen Tyrrell in their February edition.

As award winning resilience author of children’s books Bailey Beats the Blah and STOP the Bully, I teach children and families how to Live […]

How to Pitch to Publishers

WOOHOO! I finally pitched three manuscripts to Publishers!

My name is Karen Tyrrell, award winning author of four resilience books for adults and children.

FIRST I developed my new stories to the highest possible publishing standard— written with passion and energy. I critiqued, rewrote, tweaked, formatted and had them professionally edited to perfection… over months […]

After Yasi Book Launch and Blog Tour

After Yasi: Finding the Smile Within

IMAGINE your house being ripped apart by cyclonic winds?

What would you do?

MEET June Perkins indigenous author as she launches After Yasi: Finding the Smile Within. After Yasi shares true survival stories of Cyclone Yasi which destroyed communities on the Cassowary Coast, Far North Queensland in 2011.

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MEDIA Expert interview on Living Strong

Media expert interview on living strong

MEET Helen Goltz editor extraordinaire for bMag newspaper, journalist, radio and TV programmer, publisher and author of crime, paranormal and historical fiction: Mastermind and Graveyard of the Atlantic.

Helen, a mentor of mine, interviewed me on passion, power and living strong plus my writing goals for 2015.

How to Present a Writing Workshop

I co-presented *Write & Publish a Children’s Novel Masterclass as Karen Tyrrell author-teacher to a packed house of emerging writers. Enthusiastic participants shared their writing dreams, planned their novels, fleshed out their characters and polished their emerging stories.

Writers buzzed with positive energy and self-belief they could really plan, write, edit, pitch, publish and market […]

Aim Sky High for 2015

Happy 2015! … I’m setting Achievable Goals for 2015: Guaranteed for success!

As a resilience author –teacher – speaker (Karen Tyrrell) I’m aiming HIGH determined to attain my goals! I’m letting my passions for writing and resilience guide me for 2015.

I’m creating my own luck and capitalizing on every opportunity presented to me. With […]