Writing Competition Winners for Logan City Council

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Announcing the winners of Logan City Council Writing Competition.

My name’s Karen Tyrrell, Logan resilience author. I awarded prizes to children who participated in the School Storm Preparation writing competition. The judging panel was composed of Logan Mayor, Luke Smith, SES Officer, Jim Ferguson and I. We shortlisted excellent entries from schools, until making our […]

Writer Burnout How I Stopped It

Writer Burnout !!! Today I planned to announce a HUGE Writing project … which would have instigated Writer Burnout. Luckily, my writing buddies and family saved me, begging me to take time-out.

WHY? … For a month, I’ve thrown myself into a relentless schedule of events surrounding the launch of my children’s FUN space […]

Book Signing at Dymocks Angus & Robertson Mary Ryans

YAY! I’m book signing Jo-Kin vs Lord Terra at Dymocks, Angus & Robertson, Riverbend and Mary Ryans book stores.

I can’t wait to meet you and personally sign your copy.

What is Jo-Kin vs Lord Terra (Super Space Kids 2) about?

Reluctant hero, Jo-Kin never wanted to be a Super Space Kid. Not until Lord […]

How to Murder Writing Deadlines

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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 […]

KIDS Review Jo-Kin Battles the It

A whole class of kids review Jo-Kin Battles the It as a fun-filled, fast-paced KIDS book. Teacher, Ms Batar presented Jo-Kin Battles the It as a read-aloud book to class 4B of Fairvale Public School, Sydney.

Jo-Kin Battles the It – front & back cover

I enjoy a special relationship with Fairvale Public School […]

Books in Homes Raises Literacy

YIPEE! I’m now a volunteer Role Model for Books in Homes charitable organization, to inspire young readers. Today I handed out books at Loganlea High School Book Giving Assembly to promote literacy and the enjoyment of reading.

Books in Homes talk at Loganlea High School students & teachers

Books in Homes is an inspiring […]

Jo-Kin Battles the It Blog Tour

SQUEE! Top authors support Jo-Kin Battles the It Blog Tour!

Top children’s authors will interview me and review *5 Star illustrated novel Jo-Kin Battles the It. Oct 19-30

Karen Tyrrell, author of Jo-Kin Battles the It celebrates the launch of JO-KIN on Amazon, Goodreads and bookshops via a world tour … Join the FUN and […]

Jo-Kin Battles the It Launches on Amazon

Jo-Kin Battles the It (Super Space Kids #1) by Karen Tyrrell launches World Wide on Amazon in print and eBook. HERE

JO-KIN is a hilarious space adventure empowering kids to live strong with resilience, teamwork and HUMOR.

Jo-Kin Battles the It (Super Space Kids #1)

What is it about?

Goof ball Josh Atkins […]

Winner in Mental Health Achievement Awards

I’m celebrating! I’m a winner in the Mental Health Week achievement awards 2015. I, Karen Tyrrell won the Jude Bugeja Peer Experience Award for improving the lives of people with mental illness.

How did I win?

I share my peer experience as a survivor of bullying, PTSD and mental illness to help adults and children […]

How to Survive Suicide

How to survive suicide is one of the HOT topics raised in October: Mental Health month.

Let’s talk about suicide and suicide prevention …

Those who survive suicide are conflicted with opposing emotions: guilt, regret, fear, grief, relief and gratefulness.

How can Suicide SURVIVORS recover and thrive?

Meet writer Mel Hall: who suffered long term […]