Romancing the Stars Brisbane

YIPPEE! I’m Romancing the STARS… What!?

I’m speed dating* Australia’s top children’s authors and illustrators.

How?

I’m hooking up with Brisbane’s brightest, most creative talented STARS for a night of unforgettable magic.

PSST! In reality, I’m speed dating* or small group chatting about captivating books, stories and characters.

JOIN the Fun, Frivolity and Finger food.

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How to Murder Writing Deadlines

Last week I, Karen Tyrrell author was faced with three looming writing deadlines. Three! I’m an award winning author of six resilience books, but I still HATE triple writing deadlines.

Tell me: WHY do multiple writing deadlines always fall at the same time?

The pressure was on for me to finalize three submissions to […]

Plotter or Pantser How do Writers Write?

I’m fascinated on how writers write and the writing processes they utilize.

All writers have an unique writing process.

This is how I write my latest Work in Progress (WIP)

Karen Tyrrell ‘First an inspired idea arrives with an ending, taking over my thoughts. For weeks I percolate the story until I could visualize […]

Story Arts Festival Ipswich 2015

 

 

Come to the Story Arts Festival, a jam-packed celebration of children’s literature, authors and writing. You’ll be energized by the sheer creativity and the MAGIC. The Story Arts Festival presents sensational programs for writers, readers, schools, families and for children from 6-16 September 2015.

TOP children’s authors and illustrators will present enthralling […]

Winners of CYA Conference 2015

I celebrated the ultimate event in my Writer’s year …

The Australian CYA Conference at Southbank TAFE, Brisbane celebrated its 10th birthday anniversary. A one-day action-packed creative retreat for writers. Refreshing. Exhausting. Exhilarating.

I shared this amazing day with my writing buddies and colleagues, participating in writing courses, scribbling down blueprints for my next writing […]