Supercharge your Writing SUPER Guide

SuperchargeSUPERcharge your writing and publish your book. How?

Who wants to create page-turning stories and characters bursting with vibrant energy?

My name’s Karen Tyrrell, Brisbane survivor of bullying and PTSD. I’m passionate about self-empowerment and well-being. I’m now the award-winning author of eight empowering books, soon to be nine. I’d like to share my secrets to writing and publishing.


Why SUPERcharge your characters and story?

Readers want stories they can emotionally connect with. Stories that hook them in from the very first line. Intriguing stories with characters they deeply care about. Readers want to read emotionally, supercharged stories with HIGH stakes. Stories that bring them to tears or make them laugh.

Gripping stories that inspire, entertain or educate.

SUPERcharge your Writing Routines

  1. Write passionately about what you care about every single day.
  2. Create stories that drive you as a human being. Your intense passion and energy will connect with readers.

SUPERcharge your story

  1. Start your story at an intriguing pivotal turning point.
  2. Supercharge your story with emotions, tension and conflict.
  3. Make every scene as cinematic as possible with believable detail.
  4. Write in an intriguing way, posing questions that need to be answered. Hook us in as readers.
  5. Create a fast-paced story full of super-action about characters you really care about.
  6. Raise the stakes as high as you can.
  7. Show cinematic close-up detail at confronting scenes and interactions in your story.


SUPERcharge your characters

  1. Catapult your characters into absolute hell.
  2. Test your characters with brick-wall challenges.
  3. Makes us, the readers care deeply about your main character.
  4. Create characters who are likeable … or likeable rogues.

SUPERcharge your Writing Goals

  1. Visualize yourself completing your story or your book.
  2. Believe you will succeed … and you will.
  3. Set S.M.A.R.T. achievable goals for every day, every week, and long term goals for the month. And every 3 months.

My SUPERcharged memoirs 

My two memoirs, Me & Her: A Memoir of Madness  and Me & Him: A Guide to Recovery narrate a teacher’s recovery from parent-teacher bullying and PTSD.

SUPER hero books for kids

song Bird + 3 books - Copy

I write books to empower kids to live strong. My action-packed stories burst with heart and humor.

STOP the Bully, Song Bird Superhero, Jo-Kin vs Lord TerraJo-Kin Battles the It (Super Space Kids series), Bailey Beats the BLAH and Harry Helps Grandpa Remember.



I’m announcing my ninth SUPER book next  Monday! … WHO wants to find out more?

How do you SUPER Charge your story and your characters?

What are you passionate about?

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10 comments to Supercharge your Writing SUPER Guide

  • Jim Boomba

    Some great tips here Karen. We look forward to reading your next SUPER book. all the best

  • Hi Jim,
    Thanks So much for dropping by to check out my SUPER Charged writing tips.
    I’m announcing my brand NEW book on next Monday evening, Please pop by and check it out.
    I know you’ll be interested in this one.
    Many Thanks,
    Karen 🙂

  • Great tips, Karen. I’ll keep these points in mind.

  • Hi Megan,
    Thanks for taking a peek. I knew you would be interested in SUPER Charging your wriitng.
    Hope they are helpful to you. Happy Writing 🙂
    Cheers, Karen x

  • Great tips, Karen. It’s a wonderful way to present them – so inspiring. I’m anxiously awaiting your good news.

  • Hi Norah,
    Thanks for being a wonderful supporter and friend.
    I’m thrilled you like my writing tips and you’re as excited as i am about my upcoming news.
    Stay tuned on Monday. Cheers, Karen 🙂

  • Maria Parenti-Baldey

    Great tips. A lot of deep thinking, plotting and pantsing to these goals.

  • Great tips! I find them easier said than done. But I’m being slowly persistent.

  • Hi Maria,
    Thanks for dropping by.
    YES, the trick is persistance! Slowly, slowly improving your writing. Happy Writing !
    Cheers, Karen 🙂

  • Hi Maria,
    Just found your second Quote.
    YES, Lots of deep thinking processes to Plan, Draft and write that story. Practice makes perfect.
    Karen 🙂

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