World Dementia Month Books for Children

I’m celebrating World Dementia Month with a select group of Australian children’s authors and illustrators. We have collaborated to showcase our books about aging and dementia for September’s World Dementia Month. Children feel helpless and confused when confronted with the decline of an elderly relative prompting us authors to create emotive stories to provide […]

My Writers Dream Became Reality

I’m thrilled to announce my writers dream has now become reality… My brand NEW book will be published soon! … YIPEE!

I’ve dreamed of this moment for so long.

The LOVE of my Life book will be published

Have you ever slaved over a book, one that was engraved on your heart and soul?

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I’m speaking at Brisbane Writers Festival

Pinch me! I’m speaking at Brisbane Writers Festival, sharing my writer’s experiences.

This is a dream come true for me! I will reveal how I wrote and published my empowering children’s novel, STOP the Bully, jam-packed with humor, action and a mighty twist at the end.

How can Brian Bennett STOP the Bully, and reclaim […]

How to Stress less and be Happy

YIPPEE! South City Bulletin magazine published my mental health story How to Stress less and be Happy.

Let’s take a Sneak peek …

Stressed to the hilt? Frantically rushing around, trying to make deadlines and appointments? Tossing and turning, too tense to sleep? Before we know it, we’re suffering from blinding headaches, muscular tension and […]

Story Time at Beenleigh Library

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember at Beenleigh Library

Meet children’s author Karen Tyrrell during children’s story time at Beenleigh Library.

Karen Tyrrell reads award-winning story Harry Helps Grandpa Remember, a story of love and HOPE.

She raises awareness of Dementia and teaches coping skills for memory loss for KIDS and for adults.

Afterwards, Karen presents […]

Story Arts Festival Ipswich 2015

 

 

Come to the Story Arts Festival, a jam-packed celebration of children’s literature, authors and writing. You’ll be energized by the sheer creativity and the MAGIC. The Story Arts Festival presents sensational programs for writers, readers, schools, families and for children from 6-16 September 2015.

TOP children’s authors and illustrators will present enthralling […]

Meet Author Karen Tyrrell at The Racing Cafe

Meet author Karen Tyrrell at The Racing Cafe where I’ll share my intimate story of recovery over a delicious High Tea.

‘From INSANITY to award winning resilience Author.’

I’ll be at the Starting Gate … ready to reveal startling secrets on how parents of my student bullied, harassed and stalked me, a teacher until I […]

Present Story Telling at Bookshops

I presented a FUN story telling session with Harry Helps Grandpa Remember, exercising every theatrical trick I could muster. A lively audience of kids aged 3 to 8 arrived at The Mad Hatter Book Shop, Manly ready for the event.

First, I introduced myself as an author teacher and the cover of Harry Helps […]

Winners of CYA Conference 2015

I celebrated the ultimate event in my Writer’s year …

The Australian CYA Conference at Southbank TAFE, Brisbane celebrated its 10th birthday anniversary. A one-day action-packed creative retreat for writers. Refreshing. Exhausting. Exhilarating.

I shared this amazing day with my writing buddies and colleagues, participating in writing courses, scribbling down blueprints for my next writing […]

Winners Harry Helps Grandpa Remember

Announcing the winners of Harry Helps Grandpa Remember blog tour and book giveaway…

YAY! Harry Helps Grandpa Remember launched on AMAZON world-wide as a print book and an eBook. To celebrate I presented a Blog Tour of FUN interviews, reviews and blogs.

What is Harry Helps Grandpa Remember about?

“Harry Hope shares the special love […]