Resilience for Writers 2020

Resilience for Writers 2020

With each news update on the corona virus, I go into a state of shock.

Will I be able to cope?

I brand myself as a resilience author (Karen Tyrrell) – a survivor of school workplace bullying and mental health issues.

Now is the time for me to spend extra-time […]

Raising Climate Action Superheroes

Raising Climate Action Superheroes

With our Great Barrier Reef, forests and waterways ravaged by climate change and pollution, kids need hope for the future.

How can children save our planet? … Without terrifying them?

Kids need eco-education and scientific knowledge to inspire and empower themselves to take positive action and become eco-superheroes. One […]

Winners STOP the Bully Audiobook Giveaway

Winners Stop the Bully Giveaway

Winners STOP the Bully Audiobook Giveaway.

I’m announcing Winners STOP the Bully audiobook. Empowers children and families through humour and coping skills.

Children embrace my pro-active bully prevention strategies, addressing the bullying epidemic from multiple perspectives.

What’s STOP the Bully about?

‘Eleven-year-old Brian is hiding something.

His life is falling apart.

Dad abandoned […]

STOP the Bully Audiobook Giveaway

STOP the Bully Audiobook Giveaway

STOP the Bully audiobook is now available to empower children and families world-wide. … through humour.

I’m thrilled that STOP the Bully, a humorous story will help children to stop the bully and live strong.

Children, families & schools can embrace my pro-active bully prevention strategies, addressing the bullying epidemic […]

Mental Health Achievement Awards Karen Tyrrell

Mental Health Achievement Awards – Karen Tyrrell.

Last Friday, I celebrated Mental Health Week Achievement awards at Brisbane Town Hall with SUPER inspiring people. Kelly Higgins-Devine from ABC Radio introduced the speakers as MC.

Queensland Mental Health Commission and Open Minds sponsored these important awards.

Rwandan Dancers celebrate with the audience

Drumroll…

I’m […]

Mental Health Expo presents Bailey Beats the Blah

In October, Brisbane Mental Health Expo presents my FUN interactive pantomime Bailey Beats the Blah with costumes and pro-active mental health messages for children and families.

What’s Brisbane Mental Health Expo?

The Brisbane Mental Health Expo is an engaging way to promote mental health programs and services, sharing information and resources with the […]

First Draft – How to Write your Story

Writing the First Draft by KarenTyrrell author. I reveal how I wrote the first draft of my WIP and #7 Tips to Finish your First Draft. […]

Premier’s Reading Challenge feature Karen Tyrrell Books

Premier’s Reading Challenge feature my Books!!!

I’m honoured three of my children’s books are listed on 2019 Premier’s Reading Challenge for kids to read. I can’t believe it! … Thousands of children will be reading my books in schools and at home.

So far, this is my 4th piece of thrilling news for this month!

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Ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime Chung Tian Temple

Ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime Chung Tian Temple

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Ready Set Discover Logan Pantomime, starring Chung Tian Temple.

Logan award-winning author Karen Tyrrell & hubby Steve perform a FUN children’s book, storytelling about the BEST places to visit in Logan.

Karen & Steve will present Ready Set Discover Logan at Chung […]

Self-Care for Writers Increases Productivity & Creativity

Self-Care for Writers

YIPEE! Last week I, Karen Tyrrell zoomed superhero adventure, Song Bird #4 to a professional editor. Exhilarated, I rode a wave of excitement.

On Sunday, I hiked Palm Grove at Mt Tamborine National Park to boost my self-care, breathing in fresh ionized air. To prepare for an enormous writing week ahead!

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