The Forever Kid Review Book Giveaway

The Forever Kid by Elizabeth Mary Cummings … Illustrated by Cheri Hughes.

Published by Big Sky Publishing. Picture book for kids 4-8.

‘Uplifting, thought provoking, heart-warming.’

Author of The Forever Kid

Meet Elizabeth Mary Cummings author of The Forever Kid. Elizabeth was awarded a psychology degree and a Masters of Education. She writes […]

Song Bird Book Series How I Wrote it

Song Bird Book Series How I Wrote it

Who would believe that bullying, child empowerment and self-belief would inspire me to write my Song Bird book series?

How? In grade six, a frenemy (half friend-half enemy) bullied me continuously, eroding away my self-confidence. I found solace by singing in the school choir and becoming a […]

Self-Care for Authors Increases Productivity

Self-Care for Authors & Writers

OMG! I’m launching my empowering eco fantasy book, Rainforest Rescue (Song Bird 3) in just three weeks-time!

The pressure is mounting!

How to Remain Stress-Free and Increase Productivity?

I have SO much to do … I need to organize media interviews, book reviews and book signing events at bookshops, […]

Karen Tyrrell Author Youtube Channel

Karen Tyrrell Author Youtube Channel

Setting up my YouTube channel was one of the scariest, most challenging and the exhilarating things I’ve done! I literally had to DARE myself to do it! … Here am I below, Karen Tyrrell as my book character Song Bird Superhero wearing my RED wig.

Karen Tyrrell AKA Song […]

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 […]

Writers Group Convention Book Marketing

Writers Group Convention held their inspiring network meeting with writers and writing groups from all over Brisbane.

I was thrilled to be a guest speaker, sharing my Super Power marketing tips for authors.

Dressed as my superhero book character, Song Bird Superhero, I shared my WHY – my personal motivation to write, to over 100 […]

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 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 […]