I quickly clicked the CYA conference link. I couldn’t breathe.
Surprisingly, my name Karen Tyrrell was listed as a presenter on the Success Story panel alongside my buddy Caylie Jeffery and writers Kathryn Apel, Samantha Wheeler, Stella Tarakson, and Cassandra Webb.
I clicked to the top TAB Success Story wall to discover my photo alongside Caylie again. Amazing!
I’m listed on the same page as author friends Alison Stegert, Dimity Powell, Kaz Delaney, Angela Sunde, Julie Fison and MORE.
My heart swelled… READ HERE
“Take a deep breath,” he warned.
“I … I’m a CYA presenter … It’s all I’ve EVER wanted.” A tear trickled down my cheek.
I dreamed of presenting as a children’s author there, ever since my very first CYA conference back in 2010.
Each year, I’m inspired by the workshops and the constructive feedback from writing competitions I’ve entered.
I’m so proud CYA dedicated a page to me, Karen Tyrrell, publishing my BIO and my writing journey AND listing my resilience children’s books …
Aaron Pocock, super talented illustrator of Bailey Beats the Blah is presenting an illustration workshop at CYA too !
Check out the UNBELIEVABLE 2014 program…
Master classes, workshops, publishers, editors, agents are presented at the CYA program on July 5th HERE
I’m bursting with pride to be part of CYA 2014.
Thank you Tina Clark and Ally Howard for letting me be part of CYA
PLEASE tell every children’s writer and YA writer you Know about CYA!