Steve Tyrrell Author Presenter Creative

Steve Tyrrell Author Presenter Creative

Meet Steve Tyrrell: children’s author, presenter, creative director of Digital Future Press.

SHH! Steve doesn’t know I wrote this blog about him … But he soon will. (Ha-Ha)

I’m so proud of Steve Tyrrell, loving husband to me, Karen Tyrrell, my best friend and father of our two kids … […]

Structural Edit Song Bird 3

Structural Edit Song Bird 3

My children’s superhero novel, Song Bird 3 is zooming in soon!

I just finished collaborating with a professional editor on a structural edit to prepare Song Bird 3 for publishing at Digital Future Press.

Penny Springthorpe, ex Penguin editor worked with me on structural edits for Song Bird series: Song […]

The Trouble in Tune Town Review

The Trouble in Tune Town Review

Written by: Maura Pierlot

Illustrated by: Sophie Norsa

Review by: Karen Tyrrell

My Review is part of a Blog Blast with Just Write For kids. It features reviews and /or interviews with Kellie Byrnes, Vanessa Jean, Dimity Powell (Boomerang), Michelle Worthington, Megan Higginson and MORE … listed below …

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Ready Set Discover Logan now available at Bookshops

Ready Set Discover Logan now available

I’m thrilled to pieces Ready Set Discover Logan received *5 STAR Reviews and is now available at Bookshops in Brisbane, surrounds and online.

Ready Set Discover Logan is a FUN guide for families on what to do in Logan.

Follow Yana, a newly arrived girl and Bunji an […]

Ready Set Discover Logan Events for Kids

Ready Set Discover Logan Events are coming soon!!

I’m presenting over 25 FUN events for children and families in Logan, as part of my Arts Queensland grant promise.

I’m well on the way! So far, I’ve organized 15 events in the coming weeks and more to announce soon. Here’s a sneak peek…

What is Ready. […]

Ready Set Discover Logan Media BookGiveaway

Ready Set Discover Logan Media Stories are Published!

I’m proud to announce the media published three News stories about my upcoming children’s book. Ready Set Discover Logan is written by Karen Tyrrell, illustrated by Aaron Pocock. I can’t wait to launch it at Logan North Library on 17th March 2pm

What’s Ready Set Discover Logan […]

The Alien Chronicles Series Book Giveaway

The Alien Chronicles Book Giveaway

MEET Robin Thomas, author of ‘The Alien Chronicles’ series.

Robin wrote a teenage coming-of-age book series with an extra-terrestrial twist.

Since the dawn of time, man has gazed into space asking: Is there anyone out there?

What if aliens were closer than you think? … Much closer?

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Ready. Set. Discover Logan Book Launch

Ready. Set. Discover Logan book is launching soon!

YIPEE! Ready. Set. Discover Logan book launch promises to be a spectacular event for children, families and Queenslanders.

What’s Ready. Set. Discover Logan about?

My picture book reveals the close bond between an aboriginal boy, Bunji and a newly arrived girl, Yana. Together, they discover friendship, […]

Arts Queensland Book Cover Revealed

Arts Queensland book is revealed … Finally.

Arts Queensland Book

In 2017, Karen Tyrrell (that’s me) won an Arts Queensland grant for a children’s picture book.

“This project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.”

Logan City Council generously sponsored and supported my picture book too!

Incredibly, the CEO of Queensland […]

Problems with Story Plot? Writing Tips

Problems with Story Plot almost destroyed my self-confidence in writing my upcoming children’s novel, Song Bird 3.

How did I solve my Problems with Story Plot?

I was stuck on how to write the climax of my story. Like ground hog day, I replayed the thrilling adventure scenes leading up to the high point. But […]