Arts Queensland Funds Song Bird Drought Rescue

arts QLD Grant dfunds Song Bird Drought Rescue

Arts Queensland grant kick-started Karen Tyrrell (me) and Steve to write the 1st draft of Song Bird 5, to empower kids to become eco-warriors.

START grant funding from Arts Queensland and BEMAC facilitated our 5th and final book in this eco series.

What’s Song Bird 5 about?

Karen and Steve Tyrrell Karen write passionately […]

Ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime

ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime

Ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime

Recently, I won a BEMAC (Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre) grant to create a YouTube pantomime.

It’s based on my picture book, READY SET DISCOVER LOGAN, using costumes, props, puppets, special effects and FUN!

 

Ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime

WHO: Karen Tyrrell & Steve Tyrrell won a […]

Mon Repos Saves Endangered Turtles

Mon Repos Saves Endangered Turtles

I encountered endangered turtles at Mon Repos, Bundaberg. For me, Karen Tyrrell, author of children’s eco book Song Bird Great Barrier Reef Rescue, it was a dream come true.

Song Bird Great Barrier Reef Rescue is my children’s STEM-enviro novel featuring science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It encourages children […]

Grants for Writers Masterclass Online

Grants For Writers Masterclass Online

Winner of 6 grants, author Karen Tyrrell shares her secrets to Grant Writing for Australian writers and authors.

Come to my Grants For Writers Masterclass and learn how to write and win a grant.

What are Karen Tyrrell’s Qualifications?

I’m an award-winning author, teacher, key-note speaker and presenter, […]

Song Bird Superhero Braille House

Song Bird Superhero Braille House

Today, I, Karen Tyrrell, visited Braille House with Steve to witness the final stages of Song Bird Superhero in Braille.

Braille House published Song Bird Superhero, for vision-impaired children to enjoy.

I’m deeply honored Braille House, Brisbane, chose my book, Song Bird Superhero. Thank you. 🙂

What’s […]

Romancing the Stars Kidlit News

Romancing the Stars Kidlit News

OMG! Soon I will be a *STAR! Come ‘romance’ me at Romancing the Stars on 11 March, 2020.

PLUS I’m thrilled to announce exciting kidlit news, events and opportunities … which I’m part of.

Blog Co-ordinator for Book Links and Write Links.

In 2020, I will be the Blog […]

2020 Make it Your Year

2020 Make it your year

2020 Make it Your Year… 2020 will be MY year too!

Today, I’m setting Achievable Goals for 2020: 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 2020.

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Great Barrier Reef Rescue Podcast +Review

Great Barrier Reef Rescue Podcast +Review

I received two early Christmas presents! The Kid Lit Industry applauded Book 4 of my Song Bird series, Great Barrier Reef Rescue with two incredible recognitions.

Chatabout Children podcast interviewed me regarding my Song Bird superhero series featuring Great Barrier Reef Rescue and Rainforest Rescue.

Ragamuffin Books awarded […]

Karen Tyrrell Author Events 2020 YouTube

Karen Tyrrell Author Events

In 2019, Karen Tyrrell Author Events celebrated a bumper year with author talks, writing workshops, pantomimes and book launches. Plus Steve and I presented a SPECIAL author talk in the USA.

Verdi Public School, USA

As an acclaimed author and Gifted & Talented teacher, I visited over 40 […]

Publishing Tips StoryArts Brisbane

Publishing Tips StoryArts Brisbane

As an author and committee member, I celebrated the ultimate event in my writer’s year.

Last weekend, Book Links launched the very first StoryArts Brisbane.

A two-day action-packed writing retreat for writers and illustrators of children’s books.

Refreshing. Exhausting. Exhilarating.

Anna Byrd, Jacqui Halpin, June Perkins

I shared […]