Launching UNDEAD Kev + FREE Kindle Giveaway

YAY!! Children’s Author and teacher Charmaine Clancy is giving away a FREE Kindle to celebrate her new junior novel UNDEAD KEV… (Zane and Kev versus Everything)

Undead Kev is the sequel to her best SELLER, My Zombie Dog. I just LOVE Charmaine’s quirky scary humor … So do KIDS!

UnDead Kev: BLURB

The undead […]

INSIGHTS from a Children’s Author

NEWSFLASH: Authors of Kid’s books REVEAL themselves, their writing secrets and their passion for writing… I, Karen Tyrrell was tagged not once but TWICE in a tagging game for children’s authors to answer four questions. First I was tagged by Vacen Taylor: incredibly talented Gold Coast author of children’s Sci-Fi Starchild series Bk1: The Age […]

Bailey Beats the Blah ★★★★★ KIDS Mental Health book

Bailey Beats the Blah received ★★★★★ REVIEWS from a CHILD psychologist, a Mental Health CEO, a school counselor, a journalist, and many teachers and MUMS, rating Bailey Beats the Blah a top empowering book for KIDS.

Bailey Beats the Blah boosts EVERY Child’s, self-esteem and coping skills to deal with WORRY thoughts and SAD days.

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WINNERS of Bailey Beats the Blah Blog Tour Bookgiveaway

Thanks for your enthusiastic support for Bailey Beats the Blah blog tour … checking out my reviews and interviews:

Bailey hopped over 14 stops from November 3-18.

SPECIAL thanks to HOSTS: Angela Sunde, Beth Cregan, Jill Smith, Bugina Book, Nicky Johnston, Alison Douglas Stegert, Melissa Wray, Charmaine Clancy, Creative Kids Tales, Dimity Powell, Catherine Oehlman, […]

Bailey Beats the Blah Blog Tour Giveaway

I’m CELEBRATING! Bailey Beats the Blah eBook and print book boosting KIDS self-esteem and self-respect is now available on Amazon

I’m GIVING away copies of Bailey Beats the Blah, a picture book assessment with the editor of Book Cover Cafe and signed artwork from illustrator Aaron Pocock on my BLOG HOP from November 3rd […]

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 […]

Australian Women Online MAG Published my Story

Australian Women Online magazine published an author profile on me, Karen Tyrrell and my unique story of student and parent abuse on a teacher, my mental breakdown and recovery, ME & HER: a Memoir of Madness …and my advice on HOW to get published.

“Kate Forsyth, Anita Heiss, Melina Marchetta, Kate Grenville, Margo Lanagan, Nikki […]

Winners of the CYA Writers Conference

Today I celebrated the ultimate event in my writer’s year. The Australian CYA children’s and young adult writer’s conference at St Laurence College, Brisbane. Its a one-day action adventure retreat for writers. Refreshing. Exhilarating. Exhausting.

I shared this stimulating day with my real & online writing buddies and colleagues, participating in writing courses, scribbling down […]