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. […]

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 […]

Writing Workshops for Children

Writing Workshops for Children

Writing workshops for children create superhero authors of the future!

KAPOW! Today, I was thrilled to present my 4th Superhero Writing Workshop for Brisbane City Libraries in the Summer Reading program.

Kids, supercharged with story writing powers, created original Superhero stories, jam-packed with SUPER powers, SUPER action and SUPER villains!

Kids created their own incredible […]

2018 Make it Your Year Writing Goals

2018 Make it Your Year … 2018 is going to be MY year too!

I’m setting Achievable Goals for 2018: 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 […]

Karen Tyrrell Author of the Month

Karen Tyrrell Author of the Month … I can’t believe kids and teachers gave me that honour!

Manly Outside School Hours Care (MOSHC) chose me, Karen Tyrrell Author of the Month for November. This year they also picked JK Rowling too … I can’t believe I was chosen too!!

Books by Karen Tyrrell Author of […]

Meanjin Writers Camp created Superhero stories

Meanjin Writers Camp kids created Superhero stories. And I, Karen Tyrrell author taught talented young writers how to write them.

ALEA (Australian Literacy Educators Association) invited me to present two 90-minute writing workshops for children. I was gobsmacked!

When I discovered which uber-talented authors would co-present with me, I almost keeled over!

Well-renowned children’s authors […]

Inspiring Authors Story Arts Festival

Inspiring authors presented their book talks to Ipswich schools at Story Arts Festival.

YAY! I studied them up close, taking note of every word and every move.

WHY?

I, Karen Tyrrell author, was thrilled to volunteer at Story Arts Festival. I’m a school teacher, writing STEM science superhero novels with humorous twists. I was SO […]

NEW Reviews The Battle of Bug World (Song Bird 2)

NEW Reviews of The Battle of Bug World (Song Bird 2) written by Karen Tyrrell have flooded in. I’m absolutely thrilled with reader’s feedback on my children’s eco fantasy.

I’m especially chuffed about their reactions to my positive messages on sustainability, caring for the environment, crushing stereotypes and the power of friendship.

Thanks […]

Story Arts Festival 2017 2-10 September

Story Arts Festival 2017 presents a jam-packed celebration of children’s creative literature, authors and writing. You’ll be energized by the sheer creativity and the Story MAGIC.

Story Arts Festival 2017 shares sensational programs for writers, readers, schools, families and for children from 2-10 September 2017. TOP Australian children’s authors and illustrators will present enthralling and […]

School Talks Save Bees & Environment

School talks to Save the Bees and the environment are coming soon …

Today I, Karen Tyrrell, Brisbane teacher announce my ECO author talks based on my *5 STAR junior fiction novel, The Battle of Bug World- Song Bird 2

A superstorm destroys Rosella Ava Bird’s flower garden.

All the bees and bugs are disappearing.

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