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.


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 […]