CYA Conference 2016 Winners

Winners-announcement

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

The Australian CYA Conference 2016 at Southbank TAFE, Brisbane celebrated its 11th birthday. 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. I scribbled down blueprints for my next […]

AMP your Creativity to the Max

be Creative

Who wants to amp their Writing Creativity to the Max?

Who wants to tap into their imagination to create compelling characters and intriguing stories that leap from the page?

I, Karen Tyrrell made a vow to complete two NEW children’s novels which will empower kids to live strong … on my ‘Achieve your Goals […]

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 […]

Write & Publish a Children’s Novel

Write & Publish a Children’s Novel

EVER wanted to Write & Publish your own Children’s novel?

Find out how at the Write & Publish a Children’s Novel Master Class

Join author teachers Charmaine Clancy and myself, Karen Tyrrell as we share our secrets and guide you every step of the way.

We’ll teach you […]

7 Ways to get Writing Feedback

YEEHAA! I received results from the CYA Conference competition on my two picture books. With hands shaking, I clicked open the emails, praying CYA’s feedback would be constructive, uplifting, … a positive blueprint on AMPING my stories to the HIGHEST publishing standard.

It WAS … and more!

Four months ago, I submitted my two […]

WINNERS of the CYA Conference

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

The Australian CYA Conference at Southbank TAFE, Brisbane. It’s a one-day action-packed adventure holiday 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 projects, revitalizing my creative […]

PINCH ME I’m presenting at CYA Conference in July

Out of the blue, I received an email requesting my children’s book details as a CYA Conference presenter!! What? Me a presenter? My heart pattered.

I quickly clicked the CYA conference link. I couldn’t breathe.

Surprisingly, my name Karen Tyrrell was listed as a presenter on the Success Story panel alongside my buddy Caylie Jeffery […]

Winners of the CYA Writers Conference

I celebrated the ultimate event in my writer’s year!!

The Australian CYA children’s and Young Adult writer’s Conference at Southbank TAFE, Brisbane.

It’s a one-day action adventure holiday 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 […]

How to Maximize Constructive Writing Feedback

WOOHOO! Yesterday I received positive feedback from the Children & YA (CYA) writing competition for one of my children’s stories. ALANA TO THE RESCUE, Book 1 of my picture book series, obtained a perfect score from one judge and a near perfect score from the other, with an overall score of 95% … Both […]

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 […]