Arts Queensland Approves Book Grant

Arts Queensland

Arts Queensland approved funding for my tenth book. I can’t believe it!

Recently, I Karen Tyrrell tore open an official letter from Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Inside, she explained how I was successful with my Arts Queensland grant application.

This is my 4th literary grant and my very first grant with Arts Queensland… I’m gob-smacked.

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Logan Artworkers Networking Event: How to Source funding

Grant Funding

Logan Artworkers: come to a networking event. Find out how to source funding.

I, Karen Tyrrell author will speak on how I won three RADF grants for different projects.

I won a major RADF grant to publish my picture book Harry Helps Grandpa Remember . Harry is about a little boy who won’t give up […]

Media Alert Dementia Month Pantomime

Alzheimer’s Australia has issued a media alert on my next performance of Harry Helps Grandpa Remember my children’s pantomime at Angus & Robertson Victoria Point. Alzheimer’s Australia endorsed children’s picture book, Harry Helps Grandpa Remember to celebrate September: Dementia Awareness Month.

Kids and Colour will round out Dementia Awareness Month …

WHAT: Award winning Brisbane […]

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember Giveaway

I’m announcing Harry Helps Grandpa Remember Book Giveaway.

WIN a FREE signed copy of Harry Helps Grandpa Remember, a heart warming story raising awareness of memory loss through humor, empathy and HOPE.

WHY? I’m celebrating Harry’s upcoming book launch and pantomime on June 20th HERE.

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember

*5 STAR REVIEWS from book […]

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember Book Launch

SQUEE! I’m launching my children’s picture book Harry Helps Grandpa Remember as a FUN interactive children’s pantomime. (I can’t wait!)

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember raises awareness of Dementia and memory loss in a humorous story, bursting with compassion and Hope.

What’s the Back Cover Blurb?

‘On Grandparent’s Day, Grandpa becomes confused and lost… He couldn’t […]

Revealing NEW Book Cover

WOOHOO! I’m revealing the book cover of my 5th resilience book for families, Harry Helps Grandpa Remember.

I can’t keep it secret any longer!

BLURB:

‘Endearingly told and full of hope, compassion and humor, Harry Helps Grandpa Remember provides a gentle introduction for children to the realities of dementia and Alzheimer’s.’

Harry Helps Grandpa Remember […]

MEDIA Expert interview on Living Strong

Media expert interview on living strong

MEET Helen Goltz editor extraordinaire for bMag newspaper, journalist, radio and TV programmer, publisher and author of crime, paranormal and historical fiction: Mastermind and Graveyard of the Atlantic.

Helen, a mentor of mine, interviewed me on passion, power and living strong plus my writing goals for 2015.

I won a Grant to Publish my Book

I’m thrilled to announce I received a grant to publish my children’s picture book! For three weeks, I’ve kept this secret. Now I’m bursting to share my exciting news.

At a special ceremony at Logan Art Gallery, Cr Jennie Breene, RADF Chairperson handed me a cheque to launch my book into the publishing world. The […]

How to MAXIMIZE every Writing & Speaking Opportunity

SQUEEE … I’m announcing #2 brand new AUTHOR EVENTS!! … How did I do It?

I’m pro-actively seeking, recognizing and grabbing every possibility to create my publishing dream. In June, I launched #6 writing related submissions into the cosmos. In July, I promise to hunt down more opportunities and take affirmative action.

How do I […]

FUNDED! Logan Writers Week

YAY! Logan City Council will now fund Logan Writers Week, 11th to 16th of October. Which means I can pay for newspaper advertising, Guest speaker Doctor David Reiter of Interactive Publications, 14 Logan writers and 3 illustrators … and the other costs involved in organising a writers festival.

In April, I applied for an Arts […]