Writing Teacher for Queensland Writers Centre

YAY! I’m now a Writing Teacher for Queensland Writers Centre. I will be presenting writing workshops at Brisbane City Libraries on behalf of Queensland Writers Centre.

YIPEE! I present my first gig this Saturday.

I’m presenting Introduction to Memoir Writing. I will teach the fundamentals of memoir writing, with interactive writing exercises to evoke the […]

Mental Health Achievement Award

Kerry Armstrong Actress and Me: Karen Tyrrell

YIPPEE! I’m celebrating! … I’m finalist in the 2014 Mental Health Week achievement awards.

I’m so proud I triumphed over mental illness, writing my recovery and resilience books… Me & HIM: A Guide to Recovery (wellness tips for adults) Bailey Beats the Blah and STOP the Bully […]

From Psychotic Patient to Mental Health Advocate

As an initiative of Mental Health week, I was an invited guest of PA Hospital Brisbane, and had the opportunity to share my personal experiences with the patients and staff of the mental health wing, of how I manage my Bipolar Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

I arrived early, my heart pattering as I […]

ME & HER Launched in Books From Our Backyard

I’m thrilled to announce ME & HER: A Memoir of Madness, my VICTORY over parent-teacher abuse and MADNESS was launched in Queensland Writers Centre‘s catalogue,

Books From Our Backyard at the State Library of Queensland.

DRUM-ROLL: Check out my AUTHOR friends who launched with me …

Peter Taylor, Candice Lemon-Scott, Robin Adolphs, Dimity […]